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Diabetic Emergencies

Have you ever gone on a diabetic call? What happens if the patient is unconscious? Read this to be prepared.

Posted Monday, June 15, 2009

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N.C. Plant Workers to 9-1-1: 'ConAgra just blew up'

Fifteen audio emergency tapes indicate workers dialed 9-1-1 in a frenzy after escaping an explosion that killed three workers at a Slim Jim processing plant.

Posted Monday, June 15, 2009

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Diabetic Emergencies

Have you ever gone on a diabetic call? What happens if the patient is unconscious? Read this to be prepared.

Posted Monday, June 15, 2009

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Pothole' Conversion: External mechanical force reverses supraventricular tachycardia

A patient with supreventricular tachycardia is converted after the ambulance hits a pothole, but the questions remains: Are 'precordial thumps' a good idea?

Posted Sunday, June 14, 2009

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Car Hits Philly Crowd, Killing 3 Kids, Woman

Posted Wednesday, June 10, 2009

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Crews Find Third Body Inside N.C. Slim Jim Plant

Authorities say they have found a third body inside a Slim Jim factory in North Carolina a day after an explosion wrecked the building.

Posted Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Richmond School Evacuated after Gas Detected

Richmond, Va. officials have evacuated a high school because of a strong gas odor.

Posted Tuesday, June 9, 2009

The Use of Prehospital Mild Hypothermia after Resuscitation from Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

This Journal of Neurotrauma study discusses hypothermic resuscitation in EMS. Read the study and watch our "Prehospital Hypothermic Resuscitation" Webcast.

Posted Tuesday, June 9, 2009


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