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Smoke Signals: Recognition and treatment of combustion-induced cyanide toxicity

Learn how to recognize and treat cyanide poisoning related to the combustion of household items.

Posted Tuesday, September 29, 2009

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EMTs Rescue Five People from High Carbon Monoxide Levels

EMTs Andrew Gabor and Claudia Rugel from Station 32 were called to help a man who fell in an apartment in Brooklyn, but they ended up saving the lives of five people, including an infant.

Posted Monday, September 21, 2009

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RAE Systems ToxiRAE3 CO Monitor

EMS units have been treating CO poisonings and unknowingly exposing themselves to CO for years. The ToxiRAE3 CO Monitor from RAE Systems is an easy to use, single-gas monitor that can be quickly attached to a first-in bag to monitor the atmosphere.

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2009

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MedIcePax Hypothermic Emergency Kit

Using hypothermia to slow a stroke patientÌs metabolism and allow the body to heal itself seems almost too simple. The Hypothermic Emergency Kit from MedIcePax makes it even easier.

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2009

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Littleton EMS Delivers Breech Baby in Ambulance

Littleton, Colo., firefighter/paramedics got a call for a first-time mother's delivery that wouldn't wait.

Posted Thursday, September 10, 2009

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Are Vital Signs Vital?

Are vital signs a good predictor of how trauma patients will compensate for shock? Read this review of a study that attempted to find out.

Posted Monday, August 31, 2009

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Are Vital Signs Vital?

Are vital signs a good predictor of how trauma patients will compensate for shock? Read this review of a study that attempted to find out.

Posted Monday, August 31, 2009

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Last Word

Louisiana toll bridge charges EMS; EMT recertifies after major disability; English medics suspended after death of patient; and more.

Posted Thursday, August 27, 2009

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Nanook Industries Narcotic Kit

The Narcotic Kit from Nanook Industries offers an improved way to protect and secure narcotics.

Posted Monday, August 24, 2009






 

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