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Treating Hypochondriacs

Steve Berry has some tips for treating imaginary illnesses, especially the ones that spread like wildfire.

Posted Thursday, July 1, 2010

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How to Teach Flexible Immobilization

Having the right props will create a better simulation for students to learn how to immobilize patients.

Posted Wednesday, June 30, 2010

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EMS Responds to Uranium Exposure

The newest Internet fad may be your next hazmat risk. Know your radioactive threats and how to respond to them.

Posted Tuesday, June 8, 2010

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New CCR Technique Proves Successful

Learn how small changes in your resuscitative methods could result in better patient outcomes.

Posted Monday, May 31, 2010

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Terror in America's Schools

America is a nation at war. That’s a reality, not political rhetoric. And some of the battles in that war are going to be fought on American soil—in our communities, among our homes and loved ones.

Posted Monday, May 17, 2010

Forward Thinking REQUIRED

Only by studying the lessons being learned daily on the battlefields of the war on terror can we ensure that our trauma care is state-of-the-art back home.

Posted Monday, May 17, 2010

Virginia Teens Hospitalized in Hazmat, Smoking Incident

Hazmat crews determined there was no chemical in the building.

Posted Friday, May 14, 2010

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Validation of Canadian C-Spine Rule

Why you should adopt a selective spinal immobilization protocol if you don't have one already.

Posted Monday, May 10, 2010

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More Victims Feared as Tenn. Floodwaters Recede

Thousands of people fled rising water and hundreds were rescued, but bodies were recovered Monday from homes, a yard, even a wooded area outside a Nashville supermarket.

Posted Monday, May 3, 2010


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