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New Cedar Falls Ambulance Building Reducing Response Times

A new emergency services building in southern Cedar Falls, Iowa, is reducing response times by three to four minutes.

Posted Sunday, October 28, 2007

New Salt Lake Trauma Center Ready for Action

The opening of the new Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah, is expected improve trauma care.

Posted Sunday, October 28, 2007

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Examining Reports of Near-death Experiences

Are we so concerned with cervical immobilization in trauma patients that we neglect -- at a far greater cost -- proper airway management?

Posted Sunday, October 28, 2007

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Examining Reports of Near-death Experiences

Are we so concerned with cervical immobilization in trauma patients that we neglect -- at a far greater cost -- proper airway management?

Posted Sunday, October 28, 2007

Portland Union Calls EMS Personnel Nonsensical

The union representing about 500 Portland-area EMTs and paramedics called its members out of touch with reality when it abruptly disowned the bargaining unit last month.

Posted Thursday, October 25, 2007

Pretrial Publicity May Trigger Move in Paramedic s Trial

Three people charged with assaulting former Clinton-Hickman County (Ky.) paramedic John Snow will likely be tried in another county because of pretrial publicity. The assailants were angry with Snow for photographing victims injuries and posting them online.

Posted Thursday, October 25, 2007

High-Tech System Makes New Dakota County 911 Call Center Tick

New Dakota County (Minn.) Communications Center dispatch facility will debut $6.3 million in computer gear.

Posted Thursday, October 25, 2007

Washington Rescuers Train for WMD Air Strike

Rescuers from around Eastern Washington learned what to do when disaster strikes in recent classes that included a simulated WMD air strike.

Posted Thursday, October 25, 2007

Seminole Paramedic Indicted for Child Pornography

A Texas paramedic was indicted on charges of having child pornography images on his home computer.

Posted Thursday, October 25, 2007


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