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Cardiac And Circulation

Hearts don't keep beat with iPods, study hints

Researchers say the music devices interfered with pacemakers in nearly 30 percent of their test group.

Posted Monday, September 10, 2007

Rescuers to Use AutoPulse in Boca Raton

Paramedics at Fire Rescue Station 1 in Boca Raton strapped in a test dummy, pressed a green button and watched as their new lifesaving machine went to work.

Posted Sunday, September 9, 2007

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A Slice of Humble Pie

In this case, almost everyone involved thought there was nothing significantly wrong with the patient. Check the ECG strips and test your assessment.

Posted Wednesday, September 5, 2007

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A Slice of Humble Pie

In this case, almost everyone involved thought there was nothing significantly wrong with the patient. Check the ECG strips and test your assessment.

Posted Wednesday, September 5, 2007

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Skating on Thin Ice

Philadelphia Fire Department Paramedic Ken Lee was playing goalie during an ice hockey game on June 9, 2004 when an opposing player collided into him, causing him to lose his balance and fall on the ice hard enough to leave a mark on his mask. Within hours, Lee was in the critical care unit (CCU) at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) -- attached to a machine to assist his heart and on the list to receive a transplant.

Posted Tuesday, August 28, 2007

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Grandma is Speeding to the Chippendale Club Again

Good news! We re all living longer. The real news: We re going to respond to more geriatric emergencies and trauma cases in the coming decades.

Posted Monday, August 20, 2007

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Grandma is Speeding to the Chippendale Club Again

Good news! We re all living longer. The real news: We re going to respond to more geriatric emergencies and trauma cases in the coming decades.

Posted Monday, August 20, 2007

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My First Code

On my first day of field clinicals for my paramedic class, the very first call was a cardiac arrest. Our patient was like mega-code practice and threw every rhythm in the ACLS book at us.

Posted Wednesday, August 15, 2007

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My First Code

On my first day of field clinicals for my paramedic class, the very first call was a cardiac arrest. Our patient was like mega-code practice and threw every rhythm in the ACLS book at us.

Posted Wednesday, August 15, 2007


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