Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A person who is trained to give emergency medical treatment or to assist physicians in providing medical care.

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  • n. An individual trained to medically stabilize people through various interventions, victims of trauma or medical events outside of a hospital setting and preparing them for transport to a medical facility.
  • n. An individual who is licensed at the state or national level to practice medical interventions in an emergency pre-hospital setting.

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  • n. a person trained to assist medical professionals and to give emergency medical treatment

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Examples

  • If the paramedic is there I know I can do something to make a difference rather than being way out of my depth.

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  • And the paramedic is only beginning to try to snake a tube toward the lungs.

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  • Still, when Emily wanted to call a paramedic, I pressed Adrian for the same thing.

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  • My coworker had already called the paramedic so all I felt like I could do was stand there and watch him suffer.

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  • If you say "Tito Puente's Oye Como Va" really fast and loud, you'd swear you'd need to call a paramedic after you say it.

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  • In the presence of Lawton, Seiler, a court stenographer, and the paramedic, the judge summoned each of the jurors individually and asked them under oath if they had called a paramedic in the middle of the night to discuss the case.

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  • The paramedic was the seventh witness called at a preliminary hearing after which a judge will decide if there is enough evidence for Murray to stand trial for involuntary manslaughter.

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  • Some people think being a paramedic is a "superhero job," she said.

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  • He immediately tried to start saving Jackson, but told Martinez he didn't call paramedic himself.

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  • Prosecutors are expected to call another paramedic who treated Jackson.

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