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Evidence-based Guidelines for Adult Traumatic Brain Injury Care

With careful attention to the ABCs, EMS providers can reduce the mortality of severe traumatic brain injured patients.

Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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Critical Trauma: Life Flight Transports Patient with Head Injuries

EMS providers choose RSI on a cardiac patient in a rural area.

Posted Tuesday, March 16, 2010

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In Haiti, Bodies Pile, Aid Snarls and Tension Grows

Worries mounted, meanwhile, about food and water for the survivors. People have been almost fighting for water, aid worker Fevil Dubien said as he distributed water from a truck in a northern Port-au-Prince neighborhood.

Posted Friday, January 15, 2010

Raw Video: Haiti Wounded Arrive in Florida

People injured in the earthquake in Haiti arrive in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to receive medical care. (Jan. 14)

Posted Thursday, January 14, 2010

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Rubble, Bodies, Urgent Triage and Fading Hope after Haiti's Quake

On Wednesday, ambulances weaved in and out of crowds, swerving to miss the bodies lying in street and the men on foot who lugged stretchers bearing some of the injured.

Posted Thursday, January 14, 2010

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Raw Video: USAR Team Searches Collapse

A search and rescue team from Fairfax, Virginia, is on the ground in quake-stricken Haiti.

Posted Thursday, January 14, 2010

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Doctors Without Borders to Surgically Treat 500

About 800 injured people have come to the mission's offices for treatment, Zannini said.

Posted Thursday, January 14, 2010

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Disease Could be as Deadly as Quake

The reality of what we're seeing is severe traumas - head wounds, crushed limbs - severe problems that cannot be dealt with at the level of medical care we currently have available."

Posted Thursday, January 14, 2010

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Hidden Trauma: Seizure patients have a significant risk for injury

Crews respond to a call for a fallen 32-year-old seizure patient but fail to suspect a severe injury.

Posted Friday, December 4, 2009






 

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