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Why Don't We Have That?

If you're a world traveler like Dr. Bledsoe, you've probably seen a thing or two to envy about international EMS systems. Here's what we're missing out on.

Posted Wednesday, April 29, 2009

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Why Don't We Have That?

If you're a world traveler like Dr. Bledsoe, you've probably seen a thing or two to envy about international EMS systems. Here's what we're missing out on.

Posted Wednesday, April 29, 2009

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Vidacare EZ-IO G3 Power Driver

The paramedics and physicians who have been using the EZ-IO intraosseous device should thank the military for the new smaller, lighter model.

Posted Tuesday, April 28, 2009

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Not Just Ankle Pain

Is your patient overexaggerating? Or is that pain a symptom of compartment syndrome? Find out what's really going on.

Posted Sunday, April 12, 2009

Diabetics Skimp On Lifesaving Care in Recession

Emergency care in diabetics is on the rise as the recession deepens and patients cut back on medical care, insulin, medications and blood-sugar testing supplies.

Posted Sunday, April 12, 2009

FDA Reversal OKs Morphine Painkiller for Dying

Experts in hospice care and pain relief welcomed an FDA decision Thursday to allow a liquid morphine painkiller to remain on the market.

Posted Thursday, April 9, 2009

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Measuring the Value of ALS Care for the Urban Seizure Patient

Is rapid transport of seizure patients preferable with greater adherence to BLS care in a single-tiered ALS system? Read Dr. Wesley's review of a Pittsburg study to find out.

Posted Wednesday, April 8, 2009

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Measuring the Value of ALS Care for the Urban Seizure Patient

Is rapid transport of seizure patients preferable with greater adherence to BLS care in a single-tiered ALS system? Read Dr. Wesley's review of a Pittsburg study to find out.

Posted Wednesday, April 8, 2009


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