Patient Management

4 Injured in Stage Collapse at Super Bowl Stadium

Two were transported by helicopter, but all the patients were reported to be conscious and alert.

Posted Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Family Sues Ambulance Co. Over Positional Asphyxia Death

A medical examiner ruled that she died because of the position she d been placed in: prone, arms behind her back and strapped onto the gurney.

Posted Wednesday, February 3, 2010

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Iowa Legislator Sees STEMI Upclose

From the ambulance to the ER a state lawmaker now knows firsthand the need for uniform care when treating a heart attack.

Posted Tuesday, February 2, 2010

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Destination Decisions

EMS providers have a responsibility to take patients to the hospital that can provide the most appropriate care, even if it isn't the patient's facility of choice.

Posted Monday, February 1, 2010

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Destination Decisions

EMS providers have a responsibility to take patients to the hospital that can provide the most appropriate care, even if it isn't the patient's facility of choice.

Posted Monday, February 1, 2010

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Medicine Running Low at Haiti Hospitals, Clinics

Air Force Gen. Douglas Fraser, head of the U.S. military's Southern Command, told reporters Thursday that Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort had reached its "care limit" after treating more than 3,000 people.

Posted Friday, January 29, 2010

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Maryland Paramedics, Firefighters Meet Woman and Child Saved from Horrible Assault

They treated an adult female, in her 20 s, which had been the victim of an assault and presented the most horrific injuries that anyone had ever seen or dealt with.

Posted Friday, January 29, 2010

Maryland Woman Bitten by Cobra; Assistant Curator Responds with Anti-Venom

An emergency phone call from Maryland Poison Control, which was searching for anti-venom through a Web site called the anti-venom index, propelled Bell out of his chair and into his office.

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2010

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Hazmat Quarantines Utah Clinic

A Saratoga Springs man in his early 30s died Tuesday hours after ingesting a hazardous substance.

Posted Thursday, January 21, 2010






 

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