first responder


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first responder

n.
A person, such as a police officer, firefighter, or EMT, trained in urgent medical care and other emergency procedures and prepared to move quickly to the scene of an accident or disaster.

first responder

n
(Medicine) a person who is trained to provide basic life support in a medical emergency
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That vision was advanced by Congress and carried out by the First Responder Network Authority.
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THE Welsh Ambulance Service is appealing to people in the Bridgend area to make a difference to family, friends or neighbours in distress by becoming a community first responder.
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Mayor Muriel Bowser announced her decision to accept the First Responder Network Authority and AT&T plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the Districts public safety community.
As part of the First Responder scheme, volunteers are trained to carry out basic life-saving skills, including resuscitation techniques for heart attack victims and how to use a defibrillator.
Future standards for first responder communications and networking will be based on other varieties of wireless technology.