May 22, 2017.Reading time 13 minutes.
For National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) week (May 21 – 27), we’re honoring the local heroes that make up our EMS/Medic One system in King County. Each day, we’ll be sharing a unique perspective on saving lives from the people doing this work every day. Today, the spotlight is on Emergency Medical Dispatch. Dispatchers are the […]
April 11, 2016.Reading time 8 minutes.
On April 4, the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium published the outcome of the Amio-Lido-Placebo Study in the New England Journal of Medicine. The results are another important step forward in the world of cardiac arrest response.
February 9, 2015.Reading time 3 minutes.
By Alan Abe, Emergency Medical Services Division Do you know someone over 65 who has fallen? Have you reached that age and are concerned about your risk? Senior falls are all too common, with results that are often serious and sometime even grave. Nearly 24,000 seniors died nationally in 2012 due to falls, nearly doubling […]