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‘Time Is Brain’ in Prehospital Stroke Treatment

Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death and the leading cause of disability in adults in the U.S.

Posted Monday, June 4, 2012

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Penetrating Trauma Wounds Challenge EMS Providers

Do you know how to manage different types of penetrating trauma?

Posted Friday, March 30, 2012

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EMS Team Effort Makes Survival Possible

Team effort makes survival possible for thoracic injury patient.

Posted Tuesday, March 20, 2012

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Study Examines Medically Unnecessary Transports

This research examines the increasing problem in EMS of unnecessary transports.

Posted Monday, February 13, 2012

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Home for the Holidays Because of Richmond Ambulance Authority Rider Alert Program

Cindy Hicks is home for the holidays this Christmas in part because of the Richmond Ambulance Authority Rider Alert program that was launched this past spring.

Posted Friday, December 23, 2011

Medics Use AED to Save Fan at Michigan-Notre Dame Game

The 69-year-old Bay City man survived thanks in part to one bystander who performed CPR and others who called for a medical team who used an automated electric defibrillator on site.

Posted Thursday, September 15, 2011

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What Next?

Just when you think your call is over, your patient leaves a surprise for you.

Posted Tuesday, July 12, 2011

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EMS Providers Who Drive Like Maniacs

Would your driving pass the cup test?

Posted Wednesday, May 11, 2011

NBC TODAY Show Reports Significant CO Hazard at Ice Arenas

The NBC Today Show reported that hundreds of thousands of children and adults are subjected to carbon monoxide poisoning.

Posted Thursday, February 10, 2011



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