Patient Management

Blood Test as Possible Brain Injury Test

Researchers are developing a simple blood test that could tell if a patient has suffered a brain injury. FOX 13's Dr. Jo explains how it can detect a trauma that might otherwise go unnoticed.

Posted Monday, February 22, 2010

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Chill Factor: Why the hottest thing in EMS is cold

Therapeutic hypothermia is the latest example of how we're impacting the quality of emergency care far beyond our sandbox of medicine in the streets.

Posted Friday, February 19, 2010

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Kiteboarder Killed in Shark Attack off Florida Coast

The lifeguard put Schafer on his rescue board and paddled away from the sharks, back to shore.

Posted Friday, February 5, 2010

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Eight Injured After Car Crashes into Nevada Casino

One of the people killed was wedged beneath the vehicle and slot machines, Kinsey said. Another was near the rear of the vehicle.

Posted Thursday, February 4, 2010

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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