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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 Saturday, July 26, 2008

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Major Fires Require Major Rehab

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

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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Can We Stand the Heat?

The Orange County (Calif.) Fire Authority (OCFA) undertook a research study to examine certain factors -- hydration status, exertion level, core body temperature and post-incident cooling techniques -- that may contribute to heat-related illnesses.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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Be Aware of Your Blind Spots

The children in this picture were invisible to the driver. Before backing up, walk around your vehicle in the front and back.

Posted Wednesday, June 25, 2008

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A Slow Decline

One medic's decline into a life of alcohol abuse is seemingly well known in the EMS community. Are EMS providers are so busy taking care of patients that they sometimes forget to care for co-workers, family and friends?

Posted Wednesday, June 11, 2008

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A Slow Decline

One medic's decline into a life of alcohol abuse is seemingly well known in the EMS community. Are EMS providers are so busy taking care of patients that they sometimes forget to care for co-workers, family and friends?

Posted Wednesday, June 11, 2008

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Bike Ride Memorializes Fallen EMS

Posted Tuesday, May 27, 2008

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Rites of Passage

One aspect of professional humor is the rite of passage. If you survive the rite of passage, you re accepted into EMS. If not ...

Posted Friday, August 31, 2007






 

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