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paramedic

, paramedical
1. a person, such as a laboratory technician, who supplements the work of the medical profession
2. a member of an ambulance crew trained in a number of life-saving skills, including infusion and cardiac care
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Protesting paramedics took out rallies and held demonstrations inside and outside their workplaces to condemn the police action.
Membership on the council will include emergency medical responders, primary care paramedics, advanced care paramedics and firefighter/paramedics, as well as public representatives.
Fazal said all paramedics are united and would continue struggle till fulfilment of all their demands.
Last night, the College of Paramedics slammed the Government's "lack of investment".
Letters will now be sent to paramedics outlining what is involved in carrying out the new Band Six role.
Technicians are clinically trained and practise autonomously, but are able to administer a smaller range of medicines and have a more narrower range of practical invasive skills than paramedics, while ECAs are trained to provide basic life support.
THOUSANDS of ambulances have been sent to emergencies without a single paramedic on board, figures reveal.
He said that the incumbent coalition government of Balochistan had paid special heed towards health department adding that remarkable improvements were made in this sector to provide facilities to doctors, paramedics and patients.
Finding good paramedics in general is a challenge but finding Emirati ones is more difficult", said Khalifa Hassan Al Darrai, Executive Director of the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS).
The fire service and paramedics entered the property to rescue the two occupants inside, an elderly man and woman.
Paramedics deal with a range of situations from minor wounds to serious injuries caused by a major road or rail accident, for example.
North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust has been given a financial boost of PS72,000 to extend the amount of treatments a paramedic can deliver to a suspected stroke sufferer before arrival at hospital.