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Advanced Prep Pays Off

The crews used recent MCI training to triage, treat and transport 13 patients in less than 30 minutes at this fire.

Posted Monday, May 10, 2010

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More Victims Feared as Tenn. Floodwaters Recede

Thousands of people fled rising water and hundreds were rescued, but bodies were recovered Monday from homes, a yard, even a wooded area outside a Nashville supermarket.

Posted Monday, May 3, 2010

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EMS at Woodstock

Read the adventurous account of providing care to 1969 Woodstock festival attendees.

Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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Consider Wilderness Medicine Techniques for MCIs

Specialized rescue teams deal with the delivery of care in remote locations, delayed access to patients and transportation problems, much like what is experienced during an MCI.

Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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IED Facts for Emergency Responders

Follow these steps to plan for and safely respond to an incident involving known or suspected improvised explosive devices.

Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Use the RAT Triage Process

Read why you should “RAT out” your patients during the triage process.

Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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NYTF–1 Aids Haitian Recovery Efforts

FDNY EMS deploys to Haiti to find and treat quake survivors, NREMT finds no evidence that DCFEMS EMTs cheated on national exams, our legal experts explain who’s responsible for negligent patient care on a call.

Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Survivor Tales from Southern Storms that Killed 12

Severe storms killed at least 10 people in rural Mississippi and two in Alabama.

Posted Monday, April 26, 2010

Carnival Cruise Ship Lists, 60 Passengers Hurt

Carnival Ecstasy, had to make a sharp turn to avoid the buoy Wednesday afternoon.

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2010


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