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FDNY Rejects Eight Free Motorcycles for EMS

It seems like a no- brainer: Equip EMS with motorcycles to weave through the city's notorious traffic jams and cut response times to life-threatening emergencies.

Posted Thursday, November 15, 2007

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Diabetes and EMS

Do you need to refresh your knowledge of diabetic patients and their care?

Posted Wednesday, November 14, 2007

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TORQ61

The new TORQ61 from American Body Armor is made from Dyneema, the new 5-mm material is 40-percent stronger than Aramid fibers, 15 times stronger than steel and offers long-overdue flexibility in a concealable body armor.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2007

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Ulti-Met Boot

The Ulti-Met Boot from Thorogood offers a new layer of protection to the top of your foot that uses an I-MET metatarsal protection to guard your feet from heavy objects.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2007

Study Finds Artificial Blood May Carry Risks

A national two-year study of an experimental blood substitute in critically injured patients found that those transfused with the artificial blood were more likely to die, and more likely to suffer a nonfatal heart attack, than those who received saline solution instead.

Posted Friday, November 9, 2007

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Lessons Only Mother Nature Could Deliver

My tenure in public health is measured less by accomplishments and more by disasters, including hurricanes, ice storms, tornadoes and floods.

Posted Thursday, November 8, 2007

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Lessons Only Mother Nature Could Deliver

My tenure in public health is measured less by accomplishments and more by disasters, including hurricanes, ice storms, tornadoes and floods.

Posted Thursday, November 8, 2007

Detect Sleep-Deprived Employees & Minimize Fatigue-Related Problems

A study recently released by the IAFC and USFA discusses sleep and shiftwork.

Posted Thursday, November 8, 2007

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Sleep Deprivation Study Details Effects of Shiftwork in EMS

A report on sleep deprivation released by the IAFC and USFA should profoundly affect EMS agencies in the way they fill staffing needs in the future.

Posted Wednesday, November 7, 2007


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