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Maryland to Revise Medevac Guidelines

Maryland emergency medical officials announced yesterday that ambulance teams will be required to consult with doctors before deciding whether flying some accident victims to a trauma center is better than driving them to a local hospital.

Posted Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Narcotics Replaced at Two Agencies

In response to AMR training manager John Wilson's admission that he stole vials of narcotics from vehicles and replaced them with saline solution, AMR and former employer Ventura County Fire Department have replaced all medications in stock.

Posted Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Questions about Delay in Finding Medevac Crash Site

There are tough questions surrounding last weekend s Medevac tragedy -- not about why the helicopter crashed, but why it took so long to find the victims and the wreckage.

Posted Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Hospital trips a waste

Posted Monday, October 6, 2008

Ambulances Now Carry Forced-Air Breathing Devices

Posted Monday, October 6, 2008

Editorial: Medevac System

Posted Monday, October 6, 2008

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Casino-Bound Bus Crashes at Least 10 Die

Posted Sunday, October 5, 2008

EMS Gets Praise, But Little Else

Posted Sunday, October 5, 2008


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