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Intubation Threatened by New Devices and Lack of Paramedic Practice

How much longer will endotracheal intubation be performed in the field? With paramedics not getting enough practice and new alternative airway devices being introduced, its future is questionable.

Posted Sunday, April 11, 2010

Paramedics Rescue Man from UK Apartment Fire

Martin said: "We could see the man inside the property but no actual flames, just thick smoke. "His only chance of survival was for us to go in and attempt to bring him out."

Posted Thursday, March 18, 2010

Police Begin EMS Transport Investigation

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says a criminal investigation is under way into a senior paramedic's decision not to transport a 2-year-old girl who later died.

Posted Monday, March 15, 2010

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Use a Mnemonic Device to Assess Difficult Airways

Teach how to manage a difficult airway using the VARK method and mnemonic device LEMON.

Posted Monday, March 15, 2010

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Basics & Backups: Critical patient requires airway control & vascular access

Severe hyperthermia proves to be a life-threatening complication of excited delirium syndrome in 50-year-old male drug abuser.

Posted Monday, March 15, 2010

Five Students Injured after Science Experiment Goes bad at Toronto School

Classrooms in the immediate area were evacuated following the explosion.

Posted Thursday, March 11, 2010

Two Indiana Children Rescued from Icy Water

Two girls are recovering in the hospital after falling into the icy waters Wednesday afternoon.

Posted Thursday, March 11, 2010

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Whale Drags Trainer off Platform in Fatal Attack

Mike Wald, a spokesman for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration office in Atlanta, said his agency had dispatched an investigator from Tampa.

Posted Thursday, February 25, 2010

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Fecal Matters

Guy Haskell remembers a "malodorous" call from a well-known "rapscallious" patient.

Posted Tuesday, January 12, 2010






 

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