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The Stress Paradox

I propose that “error is subsequent to the human factor.” In EMS, human factors collide with the need to decide quickly and act precisely, under conditions that are dynamic, stress-inducing and occasionally hostile.

Posted Wednesday, October 1, 2008

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Appropriate Prehospital Tourniquet Use

Few medical topics invoke as much passionate debate as the use of tourniquets to control traumatic hemorrhage.

Posted Wednesday, October 1, 2008

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West Nickel Mines School Shooting: How a rural MCI was successfully managed

Read how EMS units handled an MCI with multiple critically wounded children in a peaceful Amish community.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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More Pediatric Trauma Planning

Children are one of the more vulnerable patient populations in a disaster. Read what recent literature says about prehospital pediatric trauma care.

Posted Tuesday, May 20, 2008






 

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