Airway And Respiratory

EMS and the DEA

What do you do after "strike one" with the Drug Enforcement Agency?

Posted Friday, January 1, 2010

Brief History of the DEA

It's important for EMS providers to understand the core functions of the DEA and how to obtain more information about its regulations.

Posted Friday, January 1, 2010

Sex, Drugs and R & R (Resuscitation & Reanimation)

Your likelihood of surviving a cardiac arrest may have something to do with sex. But not the kind you’re thinking of.

Posted Friday, January 1, 2010

Introduction

In the past five years, emergency treatment and technology have been advancing at an unprecedented pace. Take a look at what lies ahead.

Posted Friday, January 1, 2010

Beyond Ventricular Fibrillation

Since initiating prehospital post-resuscitation therapeutic hypothermia in October 2006, Wake County EMS has induced more than 200 patients, including many atypical post-arrest patients. Read two case reports.

Posted Friday, January 1, 2010

Firefighter LODD Highlights Need for Rehab

This loss of life and injuries to multiple firefighters points out the hazards involved in fires of any size and nature, and the need for EMS crews on standby at all fire incidents.

Posted Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Odor Hospitalizes 5 in Connecticut

A portion of Route 1 in Waterford was shut down Monday morning following reports of a gas leak. Five people had to be transported to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital.

Posted Tuesday, December 22, 2009

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To the Summit: Government & industry convene to address ambulance safety

Government agencies and private organizations join forces to address ambulance safety; Agencies proactively address regional paramedic shortages; JEMS legal experts caution against too-real training; and more.

Posted Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Hydrochloric Acid Leak Sends 22 Employees to Hospital

Several ambulances were dispatched and Tri-Township Fire Protection District crews responded.

Posted Wednesday, December 16, 2009






 

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