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Flight Crew Use of King LT Versus Combitube

Dr. Wesley adds a street paramedic to his Street Science column. Read what each author takes away from this study comparing two rescue airway devices.

Posted Wednesday, August 19, 2009

TX Medics Save 3 Year Old

The Heimlich maneuver wasn't working. Her numbers were plummeting. They were running out of options.

Posted Monday, August 17, 2009

Florida Woman Sets Herself on Fire at Mall

The 43-year-old woman, whose name was not released, doused herself with a flammable liquid at the Mall of the Americas.

Posted Friday, August 14, 2009

Several Treated after NY Plant Ammonia Leak

Two Rochester police officers are being treated for exposure to ammonia fumes after a leak at a milk processing plant.

Posted Thursday, August 13, 2009

Odor Causes Maine Hotel Evacuation

People were evacuated from a Bangor, Maine, motel after an odor was noticed and six people, including four firefighters, were sent to the hospital with respiratory problems.



Posted Friday, August 7, 2009

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It's What You Know?: EMS pay may differ by organization type

A recent statement by Congress about disparities in airline pilot pay prompted the JEMS Mythbusters to ask whether EMS compensation varies among organization types.

Posted Thursday, August 6, 2009

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Is a Seismic Shift in EMS Airway Management Coming?

Is EMS adequately oxygenating and ventilating patients? It may be time to reconsider how we approach airway management in the field.

Posted Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Off-Duty Paramedic Saves Toddler

A neighbor, Josh Schwade, who is also a paramedic with Hillsborough County Fire Rescue performed CPR on the child.

Posted Wednesday, August 5, 2009

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Tube Sight: You can't hit what you can't see

A couple of simple techniques can make intubating a bloody airway a lot easier.

Posted Tuesday, August 4, 2009


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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