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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 Wednesday, August 5, 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 Tuesday, August 4, 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 Tuesday, August 4, 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 Monday, August 3, 2009

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Hundreds Hospitalized in Mass. HazMat

Noxious fumes at a trash disposal facility sent 119 people to hospitals Monday, including two who were listed in critical condition.

Posted Monday, August 3, 2009

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Posted Sunday, August 2, 2009

Dozens Sick at Mass. Trash Facility

At least six people have been transported to St. Luke's hospital, with two reportedly in cardiac arrest.

Posted Sunday, August 2, 2009

Perfume Spray Sickens 34

Fire officials suspected that carbon monoxide or some other toxic fumes had sickened almost 150 people at a Texas bank call center.

Posted Wednesday, July 29, 2009

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Patient Survives Direct Lightning Hit Thanks to EMS and Hospital

When a man is hit by lightning, EMS and the trauma system come together to help this patient beat the odds.

Posted Sunday, July 19, 2009


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