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Snooze Crews

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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The Young Airway Prehospital assessment & management of pediatric respiratory distress

A 12-year-old male is accidentally shot in the face by a friend with a 410 shotgun at a distance of about 5 yards.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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EMS Today Coverage: Beyond the sessions and exhibit hall...

The 4,500 people who attended the 2008 EMS Today Conference and Exposition had a lot more to do than attend some 100 sessions and visit 298 booths in the exhibit hall.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

CONTROVERSY

A controversy erupted recently in Western Colorado when an EMS medical director began insisting EMTs complete an ePCR before leaving a patient at a local emergency department. What do you think?

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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New Protocol in NY: Make your own change by collecting evidence & taking action

Improving prehospital care is a partnership between providers and medical direction.„Concerns from paramedics and physicians drove changes in„New York protocol, including the introduction of fentanyl as an EMS analgesic.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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The Lost Art of Splinting: How to properly immobilize extremities & manage pain

Splinting comes in many forms and. There's both a science and an art to it. Like other skills, the more we splint, the better we get. Should we splint all fractures, sprains, strains, dislocations or soft-tissue injury sites on an extremity?

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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Divvy Up the Cash: Why we must budget & also share the wealth

Does your volunteer organization struggle to maintain your building, equipment and basic needs? Or do you have so much money you aren't sure how to spend it appropriately, keep members happy and avoid turning into a commercial entity? This article offers a solution for volunteer organizations struggling with not enough or too much money.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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In Deep Water

An incident in Florida has raised questions about the response capabilities of EMS crews in Manatee County, Fla.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008


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