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San Jose Emergency Drill Organizers Seek Volunteers for Mock Nov. 14 Concert

San Jose seeks volunteers for bio-terror drill.

Posted Monday, November 5, 2007

40 years of Emergency Care; Emergency Services PA Treats More than 70,000 Emergencies a Year at Wesley Medical Center

Emergency Services PA celebrates 40 years of service.

Posted Monday, November 5, 2007

$52.5 million OK'd For 9/11 First Responders

The Joint House and Senate Conference Committee has approved an additional $52.5 million in federal funding to address the mounting health care needs of those exposed to environmental hazards as a result of the Sep. 11, 2001 World Trade Center attacks.

Posted Monday, November 5, 2007

Drug-Addicted Paramedic Escapes Electronic Monitoring

Authorities don't know how a drug-addicted paramedic thwarted the electronic anklet monitoring system that is supposed to ensure that people abide by house arrest.

Posted Monday, November 5, 2007

FDA Can't Ensure Safety of Foreign Drugs

The FDA's system of inspecting foreign pharmaceutical companies is broken, making it impossible to ensure the growing number of drugs and drug ingredients coming from abroad are safe.

Posted Monday, November 5, 2007

Children Would Need Different Medical Care In Wake Of Dirty Bomb

In the event of a dirty bomb, medical authorities should be prepared to treat children differently than adults because their developing bodies would absorb and respond to the radiation exposure in distinct ways.

Posted Friday, November 2, 2007

Triage Study Challenges Notions of Emergency Medical Response To Disaster

Researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center have created a computer simulation model of trauma system response to mass casualty incidents involving dozens or hundreds of injured victims.

Posted Friday, November 2, 2007

Cornell EMS Deploys Mass Casualty Incident Unit

Cornell University EMS has recently announced the deployment of a new mass casualty incident unit.

Posted Friday, November 2, 2007

Ex-Clive EMS Assistant Chief Arrested

An ex-assistant EMS chief is in jail on charges of unlawfully obtaining prescription medicine by fraud.

Posted Friday, November 2, 2007

Claim Added to Paramedic's Lawsuit

A paramedic s lawsuit claims his employer, Mayo Clinic/Gold Cross violated his rights.

Posted Friday, November 2, 2007






 

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