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Trading Puke

You know you've been in EMS too long when you can write an entire column about pungent aromas that make you regurgitate.

Posted Wednesday, October 7, 2009

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FDA Approves New Swine Flu Vaccine

Doses should be available to health workers, possibly including EMS providers, by the first week of October, about a week earlier than expected.

Posted Tuesday, September 15, 2009

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The Right Shot: Meeting the requirements for vaccination & immunization

It's important for EMS personnel to receive immunizations and vaccinations as recommended. Know the basics.

Posted Friday, September 4, 2009

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Eight Cities to Receive Swine Flu Test Vaccines

About 2,800 people will participate in the government-led studies. Saint Louis University will test 200 adults and 200 children.

Posted Tuesday, August 11, 2009

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Hundreds Hospitalized in Mass. HazMat

Noxious fumes at a trash disposal facility sent 119 people to hospitals Monday, including two who were listed in critical condition.

Posted Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Dozens Sick at Mass. Trash Facility

At least six people have been transported to St. Luke's hospital, with two reportedly in cardiac arrest.

Posted Monday, August 3, 2009

Perfume Spray Sickens 34

Fire officials suspected that carbon monoxide or some other toxic fumes had sickened almost 150 people at a Texas bank call center.

Posted Thursday, July 30, 2009

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Senate Pages May Have "Swine Flu"

The Senate Sergeant-at-Arms says four summer pages are exhibiting symptoms similar to swine flu and have been quarantined.

Posted Thursday, July 30, 2009

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Medonyx BetterShield

Body substance isolation for EMS is usually gloves and sometimes goggles. For those unfortunate calls when additional coverage is required, weÌll sometimes wear a gown and face shield.

Posted Tuesday, July 28, 2009






 

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