For the past five years, civilian and military professionals have been developing a special certification for„ an„ "Advanced Tactical Practitioner" for the battlefield. Does this new level represent a new glimpse of the Advanced Practice Paramedic or possible an EMT-Tactical Medic certification?
Emergency care in diabetics is on the rise as the recession deepens and patients cut back on medical care, insulin, medications and blood-sugar testing supplies.
High-pressure injection injuries, especially to the hand, are extremely dangerous and are often missed by EMS because of their innocuous presentation. Learn how to spot injuries caused by fast-moving air and water.
Read this refresher on the anatomical and physiological changes of aging, and how they should affect your assessment and treatment of geriatric trauma patients.
Mayor Matthew Ryan said there was a hostage situation involving a gunman with a high-powered rifle. The gunman barricaded the rear door of the American Civic Association with his car before entering through the front door, firing his weapon. Early reports indicate 41 hostages are in the building and that apartments were being evacuated.
On Friday morning, EMS, fire and police from the Binghamton, N.Y., region responded to a multiple shooting MCI at the American Civic Association. Some key points will help you successfully manage an incident of this nature.
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