Clarksville, TN – Investigators with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man and woman involved in an aggravated assault that occurred in the 2800 block of Cooper Creek Road in Woodlawn, TN.
On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017, at 9:08am, deputies responded to a 911 call stating a man was bleeding and going in and out of consciousness. The caller drove the victim to a gas station on Dover Road where deputies and EMS rendered medical aid. The victim, who appears to have suffered from knife wounds, was transported to a Nashville hospital by helicopter.
American Heart Association says New Process designed to streamline faster care for EMS Triage, transport of Stroke Patients
Dallas, TX – A new process, developed by the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association, will help streamline the initial emergency care of stroke patients.
The new Severity-based Stroke Triage Algorithm for emergency medical services (EMS) equips ambulance crews with information and tools to better identify a stroke, assess a patient’s overall condition and determine the best hospital for the patient’s specific treatment needs.
Defibrillators counter the risks of sudden cardiac emergencies
Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville has enhanced its medical emergency response capabilities in and around City Hall, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan announced Monday.
The City is adding and relocating automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, in key locations in its downtown facilities to help counter the risks associated with sudden cardiac arrest, one of the leading causes of death in the United States.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent with Tennova Healthcare for a land donation of 3.17 acres. The land, located at the southwest corner of the Tennova Healthcare Clarksville Campus, will be used by the county for the site of an Emergency Medical Services facility.
Following over a year of discussions, both parties are pleased to take the initial steps toward bringing a new EMS facility to the hospital area.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Officers and paramedics were dispatched to the 400 block of Martha Lane at 12:30am due to an E911 call about an individual with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg.
The victim was not inside a residence at the time of the shooting, and he refused EMS transport to a medical facility. The suspect could be driving a Chevrolet or GMC white 4-door pickup truck with tinted back windows.
American Heart Association Meeting Report
New Orleans, LA – CPR increases the chance of survival after sudden cardiac arrest, yet knowledge of this life-saving procedure is low in many communities, especially among older adults, according to separate studies presented during the Resuscitation Science Symposium at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2016.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Department Officers responded to a shots fired call on the 500 block of Donna Drive on Tuesday, September 4th, 2016 at 6:31pm.
The shooting was not random. After an altercation between the victim and the suspect, the suspect, 34-year-old James Shadowens IV from Clarksville, shot the male victim in the leg.
Clarksville, TN – This evening, Tuesday, September 4th, 2016 at 6:31pm, Clarksville Police Department Officers responded to a shots fired call on the 500 block of Donna Drive.
This was not a random shooting. After an altercation between the victim and the suspect, the suspect, 34-year-old James Shadowens IV from Clarksville, shot the male victim in the leg.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Detective Joe Shrum from the Clarksville Police Department is searching for 27-year-old Jesse Ray Lyle, the suspect to an Aggravated Burglary and an Aggravated Assault, and is requesting public assistance.
On Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 9:54pm at the 900 block of Bobcat Drive, Lyle assaulted the victim at the victim’s residence with a metal baseball bat.
American Heart Association says Coordinated Response cuts time to treatment for deadly Heart Attacks
American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report
Dallas, TX – When emergency medical services (EMS) and hospital providers worked together in a coordinated system, people suffering deadly heart attacks received life-saving treatment sooner, according to a new study in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.
Often considered the most deadly type of heart attack, ST segment elevation myocardial infarction, or STEMI, happens when the blood supply to the heart is completely blocked. Quickly opening the blocked artery can restore normal blood flow, minimize heart damage and save lives.
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