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Mass Casualty Incidents

Forward Thinking REQUIRED

Only by studying the lessons being learned daily on the battlefields of the war on terror can we ensure that our trauma care is state-of-the-art back home.

Posted Monday, May 17, 2010

13 Hurt after Amtrak Train Derails in North Carolina

Six previous accidents have occurred at the crossing dating back to 1978.

Posted Thursday, May 13, 2010

Explosion Rocks Cleveland Neighborhood

MetroHealth Medical Center says it received six adults and five children.

Posted Wednesday, May 12, 2010

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Eight Hurt in Detroit Bus Accident

A Lexus was stopped at the light and his front end was sticking out too far.

Posted Tuesday, May 11, 2010

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Mass Casualty: Dozens Injured in Staten Island Ferry Accident

A Staten Island ferry with a history of accidents, including a fatal wreck in 2003, malfunctioned as it approached its terminal Saturday and smashed into a pier with a jolt that tossed passengers to the deck and hurt as many as 37 people.

Posted Sunday, May 9, 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

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Tips for How to Dress at MCIs

Selecting the right gear for a mass casualty incident may affect how long your providers are able to operate safely.

Posted Tuesday, March 30, 2010

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Book Review: Pandemic Influenza Emergency Planning and Community Preparedness

For those who enjoy science fiction and horror, Stephen KingÌsÜThe Stand paints one of the best pictures of a horrifying flu that devastates the country. Now, the same scenario is portrayed in a non-fiction work validated by science and strategic emergency operation plans.Pandemic Influenza Emergency Planning and Community Preparednessoffers an updated, factual description of the state of the U.S. health-care system and it details the mechanisms, response and preparation needed for a pandemic flu.

Posted Monday, December 14, 2009


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