Airway And Respiratory

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

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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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

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Boston School Gas Leak Sends 33 Students to Hospital

A spokeswoman for emergency medical services says 33 students were taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Posted Tuesday, December 15, 2009

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Exercising Restraint

Restraining a child isn't always the easiest task. But sometimes we have no choice.

Posted Monday, December 14, 2009

Get with It: Embracing scientific improvements to EMS

Like the two mice in the best-selling book, ˙Who Moved My Cheese?', EMS must embrace advancements in clinical care or face obsolescence.

Posted Tuesday, December 8, 2009

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Long Island Man Stable after Being Trapped in Cesspool for 4 Hours

Rescue personnel monitored the victim's vital signs throughout the rescue operation and he was always in stable condition.

Posted Tuesday, December 8, 2009


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