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Ppe And Infection Control

Deadly Superbug Kills More than AIDS

MRSA may kill 18,000 people in the U.S. this year but no law requires hospitals to report MRSA infections.

Posted Friday, October 19, 2007

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JEMS in the News

Adding to the citations of JEMS in academic journals and industry reports are two recent articles that cite the journal when analyzing trends in prehospital care and safety.

Posted Wednesday, October 17, 2007

N.C. Health Department Drills for Epidemic

Burke County (N.C.) Health Department and emergency services officials gathered to plan for a potential disease outbreak.

Posted Monday, October 15, 2007

Homeland Security Has Aides Immunized Before Attending NASCAR Events

NASCAR fans might seem rabid, but are they actually contagious?

Posted Thursday, October 11, 2007

Avra Valley Fire District fined $366K for Safety Gaps

The Industrial Commission of Arizona has approved $366,000 in fines against the Avra Valley Fire District for workplace-safety violations, among the biggest fines ever levied against an Arizona employer.

Posted Thursday, October 11, 2007

N.Y. to Replace Gas Masks for First Responders

The N.Y. state Homeland Security office is recalling more than 35,000 gas masks it shipped to counties statewide.

Posted Friday, October 5, 2007

D.C. Area Ready for Possible Flu Pandemic

With flu season looming, lawmakers and health officials gathered Tuesday to study how prepared the National Capital Region is for the potential outbreak of pandemic influenza.

Posted Thursday, October 4, 2007

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Emergency Film Group Hospital First Receiver

The new Hospital First Receiver program from the Emergency Film Group offers eight hours of OSHA-required, operations-level training for hospital personnel in contaminated patient recognition, hospital incident command, self protection and patient decontamination.

Posted Friday, September 28, 2007

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Allure Medical Defibrillator Mounting System

To protect you from injury, Allure Medical offers the Defibrillator Mounting System, which quickly secures your Physio-Control LIFEPAK 12, Zoll M & E Series and Philips Medical MRx monitors while allowing rotation for easy viewing.

Posted Friday, September 28, 2007


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