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MCI Efficiency: It Takes More than Triage Tags to Run an MCI

You can get by at an MCI using the basic principles of MCI management, but if you want to refine your processes and run a highly efficient MCI, there are a few additional aspects to consider in your planning.

Posted Friday, May 8, 2009

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Trauma at the Tunnel

On Sept. 12, 2008, a commuter train headed north from downtown L.A. collided head on with a southbound freight train, instantly killing 25 and injuring 107. It would become the worst railroad accident in California's history.

Posted Monday, May 4, 2009

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Disaster on the Rails

The scene was reminiscent of a Hollywood disaster movie, but it was the real thing: a multi-situational, multi-jurisdictional train disaster between the neighboring cities of Los Angeles and Glendale, Calif. The time: 0602 hrs, Wednesday, Jan. 26. It_s dark, foggy and raining, and in less than two minutes, 11 people will be dead and 230 others will need rescue, assessment and patient care.

Posted Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Workers' Bus Flips, Man Killed, 24 hurt

Posted Monday, April 6, 2009

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Holiday Heroes

Posted Tuesday, January 13, 2009

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Emergency Pros Getting Chilly D.C. Duty Jan. 20

Posted Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Car Crashes Party, 14 Hurt

A speeding car crashed through plate-glass windows into a Woodmere storefront where dozens of children attended a Hanukkah festival last night, then plowed through the crowded party room running over children and their families.

Posted Saturday, December 27, 2008

Hollywood MCI

Los Angeles City Fire Dept (LAFD) crews are shown triaging 40 people involved in a morning bus-versus-car collision.

Posted Tuesday, November 18, 2008


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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