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EMS Responds to Uranium Exposure

The newest Internet fad may be your next hazmat risk. Know your radioactive threats and how to respond to them.

Posted Tuesday, June 8, 2010

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Handling In-Flight Medical Emergencies

You'd be surprised at the range of equipment available on board an air craft should you volunteer your medical knowledge in an in-flight emergency.

Posted Thursday, June 3, 2010

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When to Suspect Cardiac Tamponade

The findings of jugular venous distension, hypotension and muffled heart sounds point to the uncommon, but life-threatening, condition of cardiac tamponade.

Posted Tuesday, June 1, 2010

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Practicing Vascular Access

Starting an IV isn’t always easy, so learn this alternative technique.

Posted Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Research Review

Read the latest studies about elderly trauma patients, hypothermia in suffocation resuscitation, a new delivery method for naloxone and poolside blast injuries.

Posted Tuesday, June 1, 2010

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Leg Gets Traction Splint after Fall

Paramedics with Montgomery County (Texas) Hospital District put an elderly patient’s leg in a traction splint after a fall.

Posted Tuesday, June 1, 2010

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Lost and Found

How to overcome the challenges presented when treating patients who can’t remember you.

Posted Tuesday, June 1, 2010

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New CCR Technique Proves Successful

Learn how small changes in your resuscitative methods could result in better patient outcomes.

Posted Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Frail & Forgotten

Remember that your elderly patients are people first and foremost, and have compassion when caring for them.

Posted Tuesday, June 1, 2010


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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