Medical Emergencies

Snakebite Victim Thanks EMS

Posted Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Stanford Hospital Does Nation's First Drive-Through Pandemic Exercise

Stanford Hospital & Clinics had a preview of what a real pandemic might look like during a drive-through drill earlier this month.

Posted Tuesday, June 23, 2009

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Communications, Interoperability Are Key in D.C. Metro Response

We talked with Dr. James J. Augustine, D.C. Fire & EMS medical director and a JEMS editorial board member, about last night's train crash and rescue operations.

Posted Tuesday, June 23, 2009

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Many Injured in D.C. Metro Train MCI

Several people, including a female train operator, were killed and many more were injured when two Metro trains collided in the D.C. area during rush hour on Monday, June 22.

Posted Monday, June 22, 2009

Mandating Safety: Feds to require HEMS safety measures

FAA will make HEMS safety precautions mandatory, two new cardiac monitors hit the market, British Columbia paramedics strike, and more in this month's Priority Traffic.

Posted Monday, June 22, 2009

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EMS Responds to D.C. Rail Transit Collision

Two Metro trains collided at about 5 p.m. EDT on Monday. Rescue workers from the Washington, D.C. area are working at the site.

Posted Monday, June 22, 2009

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EMS Treats Burn Victims in Kenyan Tanker Explosion

EMS treated 47 people were injured after a tanker exploded in Kenya.

Posted Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Miami Boy Dies from 'Swine Flu'

A 9-year-old-boy from Miami has become the first person in the state to die from the H1N1 swine flu.

Posted Wednesday, June 17, 2009

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Diabetic Emergencies

Have you ever gone on a diabetic call? What happens if the patient is unconscious? Read this to be prepared.

Posted Tuesday, June 16, 2009


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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