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Extrication Fundamentals

Learn everything you need to know about extrication, from the gear you should bring to the logistics of the scene.

Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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Dixon, Calif., Paramedics Respond to a Toppled Tractor Call

Paramedics tend to a patient after a tractor accident in Dixon, Calif.

Posted Monday, March 22, 2010

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Critical Trauma: Life Flight Transports Patient with Head Injuries

EMS providers choose RSI on a cardiac patient in a rural area.

Posted Monday, March 15, 2010

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Basics & Backups: Critical patient requires airway control & vascular access

Severe hyperthermia proves to be a life-threatening complication of excited delirium syndrome in 50-year-old male drug abuser.

Posted Sunday, March 14, 2010

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Red Hot Herring: Severe hyperthermia merely a symptom of patient's real problem

Severe hyperthermia proves to be a life-threatening complication of excited delirium syndrome in 50-year-old male drug abuser.

Posted Friday, March 5, 2010

CO Leak Forces Evacuation of New Hampshire Hotel

Police officers and firefighters evacuated the Hilton Garden Inn Monday morning after getting reports of people feeling sick.

Posted Monday, February 15, 2010

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Expect the Unexpected and Treat Accordingly

A crew keeps an open mind and uses caution in treatment, ultimately facilitating proper definitive care for a deteriorating patient presenting with multiple critical signs.

Posted Thursday, February 4, 2010

Seven Personnel Overcome at Salina CO Incident

However, a paramedic and firefighter who went into the home to render assistance "were quickly overcome, and they collapsed," Williams said.

Posted Thursday, February 4, 2010

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Medicine Running Low at Haiti Hospitals, Clinics

Air Force Gen. Douglas Fraser, head of the U.S. military's Southern Command, told reporters Thursday that Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort had reached its "care limit" after treating more than 3,000 people.

Posted Friday, January 29, 2010


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