Tag Archives: Medical Control

Court Upholds Ruling that FDNY Not Liable for Patient’s Death

The Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court has upheld a trial court ruling dismissing New York City and FDNY from an EMS-related wrongful death suit. The case will proceed against New York Presbyterian Hospital, who employed the medics accused of sedating Peter Artemiou which led to his cardiac arrest.

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Med Control, Consent, and Implied Consent

Today’s burning question comes from a friend who is a nurse and is studying for her paramedic license. She took issue with an exam question, which is paraphrased here as follows: You are called to the residence of a 77 ...

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