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Living Life with a Paramedic

Where would we be without EMS professionals. We all at one time or another are or will be thankful for what you do.

After introduction of CPR programs in the late 60's, gradual, consistent decreases in the incidence and severity of heart disease was noted and at first everyone thought it was because people were learning CPR, as well as increasing public knowledge of the importance of modifying life styles by paying attention to the risk factors for heart disease.

To a certain extent it was, but closer analysis showed that the major factor is EMS systems.

The first model for pre-hospital care was developed in an attempt to provide effective treatment quickly to…

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 Living Life with a Paramedic

You take him for granted. I treasure every moment, as if it is my last, because he leaves his family to care for yours.

10 Steps to start your own EMS podcast

Remember, content is king and good content is more important than technology whiz-bang."

A Day in the Life of an Ambulance Driver

Musings on Life, Death and Everything In Between...


ParaDocs; a collaboration of Doctors and Paramedics is a Worldwide Medical Service serving the world's private and public venues. Our goal is to provide the most professional medical standby services for events of all sizes.

Rogue Medic

Just another EMSBlogs.com site.

Emergency Theatre Live

"New" episodes of the 1970's TV series Emergency written by paramedics like you, shown with images and music.

EMS World

As the world of EMS grows bigger and more complex, reaching the right people becomes more challenging.


This innovative website hosted by NHTSA EMS was developed to meet the varied needs of the EMS community and contains background and updates on Federal EMS initiatives and programs.


EMS1 is revolutionizing the way in which the EMS community finds relevant news, identifies important training information, interacts with each other and researches product purchases and suppliers. It has become the most comprehensive and trusted online destination for prehospital and emergency medical services.


Cardiac rhythm analysis, 12-lead ECG interpretation, resuscitation.


EMS forums, chat, news, training, videos and more.


Advancing patient care with inspiring medical education.


JEMS.com is your complete online EMS resource, with news, product information and continuing education.


NAEMSE empowers the profession of EMS Medical Education through collaboration, education and innovation. The Board’s primary objective is to serve the NAEMSE membership and shape the future of EMS Medical Education.

National EMS Quality Alliance

NEMSQA will develop and endorse evidence-based quality measures for EMS and healthcare partners that improve the experience and outcomes of patients and care providers.

Paramedic Network News

Paramedic Network News (PNN) is your daily news and information source on the EMS industry. We produce concise, original text every day. Whether its email headlines or the complete story, PNN is your portal to what''s going on in the prehospital world.


Website has the largest collection of EMS Helicopter photos on the internet and includes recent news. Enjoy your visit through this site. ....and if you are a flight crew member, keep up the outstanding work you do each and everyday. This site is dedicated to you!!


Extensive resources and breaking news for the firefighting, rescue and EMS community.


FireLink brings members of the fire and rescue community together to promote firefighter safety, provide resources and services to advance careers, and to foster a community with exclusive benefits where information about the fire and rescue community is provided to the community by members of the community.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

NHTSA was established by the Highway Safety Act of 1970 and is dedicated to achieving the highest standards of excellence in motor vehicle and highway safety. It works daily to help prevent crashes and their attendant costs, both human and financial.


PulsePoint is a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission is to make it much easier for citizens who are trained in CPR to use their life saving skills to do just that…save lives! Through the use of modern, location-aware mobile devices PulsePoint is building applications that work with local public safety agencies to improve communications with citizens and empower them to help reduce the millions of annual deaths from sudden cardiac arrest.

U.S. Fire Administration

As an entity of the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency, the mission of the USFA is to reduce life and economic losses due to fire and related emergencies, through leadership, advocacy, coordination and support.

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