Definition of 'paramedic'
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All paramedics working in that area know to look there before treating an elderly patient. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They rushed to the scene to find paramedics treating him. The Sun (2016)An armoured police vehicle and paramedics rushed to the scene after being told a woman was not breathing. The Sun (2016)Witnesses said paramedics worked on her for 15 minutes to try to revive her. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Most paramedics, including ambulance crews, will move up a pay scale. The Sun (2016)This fly-on-the-wall documentary series follows London paramedics working on the frontline. The Sun (2016)Passengers performed CPR until paramedics arrived. The Sun (2016)She checked and found him'still and cold' and paramedics who arrived soon after found he was dead. The Sun (2016)A doctor from a nearby clinic tried to save her before paramedics arrived but she was pronounced dead at the scene near her Coventry home. The Sun (2016) Police and paramedics were called to the scene and the driver was taken to hospital for tests. The Sun (2010)The doctor called the paramedics but my husband became aggressive. The Sun (2012)The paramedics worked on her at least half an hour. The Sun (2012)There was minimal delay to the patient being cared for by a full paramedic crew. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Then paramedics continued to try and revive her as she was rushed to hospital. The Sun (2009)Paramedics treating the man called in cops after he hit them. The Sun (2010)Why did ambulances and paramedics take so long to treat the victims? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Teachers and pupils tried to help the victims until police and paramedics arrived. The Sun (2011) Nurses and paramedics will also be available. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The suspect was detained by school staff on the premises before police and paramedics arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Paramedics find him in a pool of blood. The Sun (2008) Police and paramedics battled in vain to save him. The Sun (2015) Doctors and paramedics fought in vain to save him. The Sun (2012)The paramedics had to work on those who were really injured. The Sun (2015)An ambulance arrived and paramedics rushed in. The Sun (2012)Staff gave him first aid before paramedics arrived within six minutes and revived him. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Paramedics were treating her when she tried to leave and got her leg stuck between the door and the ambulance. The Sun (2013)Cruise ships employ nurses and paramedics. The Sun (2014)Tough Government targets and a shortage of trained paramedics are being blamed. The Sun (2007)An ambulance crew, a paramedic and an air ambulance were dispatched. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They confirmed that the driver was not a paramedic or a member of the ambulance company's staff. The Sun (2015)Once accepted, trainee paramedics can hone their skills at university and study for the paramedic training award. The Sun (2008)I'm 22 and training as a paramedic. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'paramedic'
British English: paramedic /ˌpærəˈmedɪk/ NOUN
A paramedic is a person whose training is similar to that of a nurse and who helps to do medical work.
We intend to have a paramedic on every ambulance within the next three years.
- American English: paramedic
- Arabic: طَبِيبٌ مُسَاعِدٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: paramédico
- Chinese: 医务辅助人员
- Croatian: medicinski tehničar
- Czech: paramedik
- Danish: redder
- Dutch: paramedicus
- European Spanish: paramédico
- Finnish: ensihoitaja
- French: aide-soignante
- German: Sanitäter
- Greek: άτομο που ασκεί παραϊατρικό επάγγελμα
- Italian: paramedico
- Japanese: 救急救命士
- Korean: 준의료 종사자
- Norwegian: sykepleier
- Polish: paramedycyna
- European Portuguese: paramédico
- Romanian: paramedic
- Russian: парамедик
- Spanish: paramédico
- Swedish: sjukvårdare
- Thai: เจ้าหน้าที่ทางการแพทย์
- Turkish: paramedik
- Ukrainian: парамедик
- Vietnamese: hộ lý
Definition of paramedic from the Collins English Dictionary
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