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Did ED Patients Require an Ambulance?

The goal of this study was to determine whether most of the patients in an emergency department required an ambulance.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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Did ED Patients Require an Ambulance?

The goal of this study was to determine whether most of the patients in an emergency department required an ambulance.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

Small Town, Big Fire

Once in a while, fate knocks us off our feet when we realize we may have dodged a bullet.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

Shoe on the Other Foot

It's a humbling experience to have "the shoe on the other foot." Think about that the next time a patient needs you to wipe blood off their brow or a tear from their eye.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

San Diego Firestorm 2007

In late October, San Diego's elected leaders, public safety agencies, paramedics, EMTs and other health-care professionals managed to pull off one of the smoothest mass emergency medical response operations in history.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

Clinical Alert: The New High

EMS is called to an abandoned home by friends who witness their buddy become somnolent after injecting one bag of heroin. On arrival, the crew finds a 22-year-old male down, cyanotic and near apneic. Vitals: RR 4/min; BP palpable at 92 systolic; pulse 55/minute.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

Have We Set the Bar Too High?

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

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The Only Constant is Change

Everything changes, and changes are often dramatic. This is especially true with 12-lead ECGs.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

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Leadership Sector: Drug Abuse Scandals

As an EMS manager, you never want to open the morning paper and read a headline claiming one of your employees is responsible for stealing drugs from your service. But cases of prehospital drug abuse are making the news across the U.S. So what can you do to avoid it?

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008


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