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A Dirty Job: Compartment syndrome in a confined-space rescue

On the evening of Sept. 24, 2008, a 9-1-1 call was received reporting " man trapped in a tank" at the Brooklyn (N.Y.) Greenpoint Wastewater Treatment Plant. Dispatch immediately sent a patrol officer, as well as BLS and ALS units, to the site.

Posted Tuesday, November 18, 2008

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Cranial Injury by Nail Gun

Thanks to swift prehospital care and careful removal by neurosurgeons, this„patient survived serious head injury after being„impaled„with a 2" nail shot by a pressure-powered nail gun.

Posted Monday, November 3, 2008

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Cranial Injury by Nail Gun

Thanks to swift prehospital care and careful removal by neurosurgeons, this

Posted Monday, November 3, 2008

Many Hospitals Fail to Please: Survey

Posted Thursday, October 30, 2008

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The Customer's Perspective

Posted Monday, October 13, 2008

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The Customer's Perspective

Posted Monday, October 13, 2008

Narcotics Replaced at Two Agencies

In response to AMR training manager John Wilson's admission that he stole vials of narcotics from vehicles and replaced them with saline solution, AMR and former employer Ventura County Fire Department have replaced all medications in stock.

Posted Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Research Review

Research Review: Improving Prehospital Pain Management; Underestimating Heatstroke; Identifying CO Poisoning; and ECG Changes Can Mean More Than an MI

Posted Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Research Review

Research Review: Improving Prehospital Pain Management, Underestimating Heatstroke, Identifying CO Poisoning,

Posted Wednesday, October 8, 2008


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