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Is Austin’s EMS System Broken?

This review attempts to follow a systematic assessment and present the findings in objective framework to understand the current state of the Austin-Travis County EMS system.

Posted Wednesday, August 21, 2013

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Preparation is Key when Responding to MCIs Caused by Low-tech Terrorism

EMS personnel must anticipate needs based on limited & sometimes conflicting information, which could require outside-the-textbook thinking.

Posted Wednesday, August 21, 2013

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EMS Chaplains Provide Spiritual Support for Providers & Staff

A chaplain’s primary role is to support providers and employees.

Posted Tuesday, August 20, 2013

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Muslim Mass Pilgrimage Poses Logistical & Planning Challenges

Meeting the EMS needs of 3–4 million people during a mass pilgrimage leads to innovative ways to reach and treat patients.

Posted Tuesday, August 20, 2013

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How to Identify, Assess & Treat Renal Failure

One in 10 American adults will suffer from some form of chronic kidney disease during their lifetime.

Posted Tuesday, August 20, 2013

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Respect Your Elders

Special considerations for EMS response to geriatric patients.

Posted Tuesday, August 20, 2013

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Handtevy Method Helps Providers Rapidly Calculate Pediatric Drug Dosages

If you’ve ever internally freaked out during a pediatric cardiac arrest, read this article.

Posted Tuesday, August 20, 2013

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Why Pediatric Dosing Errors Happen & How to Avoid Them

Pediatric dosing errors happen more frequently than with adults. Are you aware of the tools available to help you avoid them?

Posted Tuesday, August 20, 2013

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Risk of Internal Bleeding Heightened with Anticoagulant Therapy

Man with unremarkable injuries is confused after a fall.

Posted Wednesday, August 14, 2013


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