Cardiac Arrest Sucess and Save Study Milwaukee County released a 5 year study of incidence and outcome statistics for the cities who participate in the “Resuscitation Outcome Consortium” ROC for abrupt and unexpected cardiac arrest. “Milwaukee County Emergency Medical Services … Continue reading
South Milwaukee Fire Department has joined the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) to study how to improve patient survival. Ten sites within the US and Canada were selected by competitive process to be in the ROC. Together they serve over 26,000,000 … Continue reading
A resurgence of heroin use, complicated by prescription painkiller abuse, has dramatically risen in the last few years. The consequences, including a number of overdose deaths, have devastated a range of communities across Minnesota. This half-hour documentary explores some of … Continue reading
MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Four Milwaukee County paramedics and EMTs were recognized Wednesday morning, May 28th at the EMS Council meeting in Wauwatosa for their dedication and contribution to research in the field. Linda Mattrisch from Milwaukee, Jeremy Blair of Wauwatosa, … Continue reading
Continuing the tradition of excellence in public service, members of the South Milwaukee Fire Department have once again been recognized for their efforts by Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center. FF/Paramedic Ben Olberding, along with Cudahy FF/EMT’s Brandon Specht and Joe … Continue reading
47 statewide fire agencies were selected to participate in the one-year trial in which all emergency medical technicians are allowed to administer the narcotic antidote naloxone, widely known by the brand name Narcan. Naloxone is a drug that is injected to … Continue reading
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The South Milwaukee Fire Department promotes the use of the File of Life Program for seniors and others with special medical needs. A medical information form is completed by the resident and kept in a folder stored on the refrigerator … Continue reading