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Paramedic Won't be Disciplined: Controversial Medical Procedure is at Issue

State medical officials won't take disciplinary action against an ambulance paramedic in Colorado accused of misusing a controversial medical procedure. However, the investigation found the paramedic violated licensing guidelines.

Posted Thursday, October 4, 2007

Concussions in Football: Collision Course

Concussions in football players are a hidden epidemic.

Posted Monday, October 1, 2007

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Emergency Film Group Hospital First Receiver

The new Hospital First Receiver program from the Emergency Film Group offers eight hours of OSHA-required, operations-level training for hospital personnel in contaminated patient recognition, hospital incident command, self protection and patient decontamination.

Posted Friday, September 28, 2007

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Rizo-Patron Enterprises X-Collar

The new X-Collar from Rizo-Patron Enterprises is designed to immobilize the cervical spine by contracting and anchoring the collar to the occipital and facial bones of the skull, and to the torso at the level of the clavicle and scapula.

Posted Friday, September 28, 2007

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Allure Medical Defibrillator Mounting System

To protect you from injury, Allure Medical offers the Defibrillator Mounting System, which quickly secures your Physio-Control LIFEPAK 12, Zoll M & E Series and Philips Medical MRx monitors while allowing rotation for easy viewing.

Posted Friday, September 28, 2007

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B and R Medical Rapitube Dosing Guide

BÜand R Medical offers the Rapitube Dosing Guide, a pre-calculated medication reference that's easy to use. Simply slide the card to the patient's weight and read the doses for the various drugs.

Posted Friday, September 28, 2007

Hearing Explores Testing Patients for HIV Without Consent

Rep. Stephen DiNatale, D-Fitchburg, files a bill that would allow blood testing of a patient, without consent, if others are exposed.

Posted Friday, September 28, 2007

ZOLL to Showcase Its 'Code-Ready' R Series Defibrillator at 2007 ENA Scientific Assembly

ZOLL Medical will display its range of resuscitation products -- including the new ZOLL R Series defibrillator -- in its booth at the 2007 ENA Scientific Assembly, Sept. 27-29, in Salt Lake City.

Posted Thursday, September 27, 2007

Rescuers Train for Farm Accidents

About 45 paramedics, volunteer firefighters and other rescuers from across the state spent the weekend learning what to expect when faced with a farm-related accident as well as the techniques necessary to per form safe rescues.

Posted Tuesday, September 25, 2007


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