emergency medical technician


Definition of emergency medical technician 

: emt

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Many police officers and emergency medical technicians already carry the drug, and most states and many cities have issued standing orders allowing anyone to get naloxone at a pharmacy without a prescription. Abby Goodnough, New York Times, "Surgeon General Urges Americans to Carry Drug That Stops Opioid Overdoses," 5 Apr. 2018 As Quezada, a teacher who used to work as an emergency medical technician, checked the vitals of the other 13-year-old girl who was brought to shore, the first emergency crews had little on hand to help. Tessa Weinberg, chicagotribune.com, "A nighttime drowning in Lake Michigan - and no city lifeguards on duty prompts calls for change," 12 July 2018 Police officers and emergency medical technicians responded to the scene around 1:15 p.m. The child was taken to Hasbro Children's Hospital in Providence for treatment, according to Bourne Deputy Fire Chief David Pelonzi . Michael Saccone, ajc, "Toddler loses toe in splash pad accident trying to cool off in scorching heat," 10 July 2018 Suffolk District Attorney Daniel Conley said in August that Officer Garrett Boyle’s use of deadly force was justified because the lives of officers and emergency medical technicians were in danger. Washington Post, "Boston sued over 2016 police shooting of mentally ill man," 4 Apr. 2018 Reached Saturday, a man who described himself as one of Brewster’s emergency medical technicians said the company follows state protocols for treating patients. Samantha J. Gross And Laura Crimaldi, BostonGlobe.com, "Woman refuses medical help after Brockton crash, dies later," 21 Apr. 2018 In the midst of Sunday’s parade — which included tens of thousands of participants and an estimated 2 million onlookers — Trudy Bermudez, an FDNY emergency medical technician, proposed to her girlfriend, FDNY paramedic Tayreen Bonilla. NBC News, "She said, 'Yes'! FDNY first responders get engaged at NYC Pride March," 25 June 2018 At 87 years old, Mitchell is Maine's oldest emergency medical technician (EMT), according to Bangor Daily News. Rebecca Shinners, Country Living, "This Inspiring 87-Year-Old Great-Grandmother is Maine's Oldest Volunteer EMT," 11 Sep. 2015 His friend, an emergency medical technician, urged him to go to the hospital. Reed Abelson, BostonGlobe.com, "Insurer criticized as it resists paying for ‘avoidable’ ER visits," 19 May 2018

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1980, in the meaning defined above

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