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Va. EMT Dies During Training

Posted Thursday, November 13, 2008

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Preventing Your Own Trauma

We focus on keeping our patients trauma-free, but we also need to protect our own well being by allowing time for what makes up happy.

Posted Tuesday, September 16, 2008

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Preventing Your Own Trauma

We focus on keeping our patients trauma-free, but we also need to protect our own well being by allowing time for what makes up happy.

Posted Tuesday, September 16, 2008

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Infection Protection: A review of post-exposure prophylaxis

This review will present the guidelines for post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) that have been developed to safeguard health-care providers, with emphasis on prophylaxis of HIV, HBV and HCV.

Posted Sunday, September 14, 2008

Nabbed

Posted Sunday, September 7, 2008

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Protect Yourself with 'DOCTOR'

What can we do to better prepare medical personnel for the biological challenge posed by influenza or any other potentially catastrophic disease during an outbreak?

Posted Tuesday, August 26, 2008

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Pushing the Body's Limits

While working the medical tent at the finish line of a marathon, a petite, 28-year-old woman is brought in. She's confused, stumbling and slurring her speech. What should you be concerned about, and how should this patient be managed?

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

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Baby, It's Cold Inside

The rapidly growing practice of placing cardiac arrest patients into a hypothermic state in the field and continuing for 48 hours after ED admission is producing results that will knock you off your seat when they're published.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

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Major Fires Require Major Rehab

EMS rehab operations should be in place at all working structure fires.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008


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