Medical Emergencies

Poison Control Deduces Cause of Patient's Coma

An ED staff mistakes alcohol-related hepatic encephalopathy for a toxin-induced coma, emphasizing the need to perform thorough assessments and history-taking.

Posted Monday, January 4, 2010

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More on Critical Burn Patient

Get the full details about the scene featured in the Call to Action section of January 2010 JEMS.

Posted Monday, January 4, 2010

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Critical Burn Patient

Learn how first responders treated this burn patient, whose skin flaked off his body every time he was touched.

Posted Monday, January 4, 2010

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Tucson Woman Arrested, Gave 2 Kids Insulin to Stop Crying

Authorities say woman is being held on $1 million bond after being jailed on charges of attempted first degree murder.

Posted Thursday, December 24, 2009

Odor Hospitalizes 5 in Connecticut

A portion of Route 1 in Waterford was shut down Monday morning following reports of a gas leak. Five people had to be transported to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital.

Posted Tuesday, December 22, 2009

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Boston School Gas Leak Sends 33 Students to Hospital

A spokeswoman for emergency medical services says 33 students were taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Posted Tuesday, December 15, 2009

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Exercising Restraint

Restraining a child isn't always the easiest task. But sometimes we have no choice.

Posted Monday, December 14, 2009

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Teamwork Means AEDs on Every Block in Sedona

Fire, EMS and city employees work together to maintain 46 AEDs that are prominently displayed around the city of Sedona, Ariz. Learn how the program was created, and how the devices are maintained.

Posted Thursday, December 10, 2009

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Understand Folk Medicine's Role in the Prehospital Care of Many Mexican-Americans

Understand, recognize and respect the role of folk medicine in the Mexican-American population.

Posted Thursday, December 10, 2009


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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