Special Patients

Investigation in D.C. Death and Toddler s Transport

There are questions surrounding the death of a 2-year-old girl, and an ambulance crew is off the street and under investigation.

Posted Thursday, March 4, 2010

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Houston Fire, EMS Remove 400lb Woman

Houston firefighters use a ladder truck to get a 400-pound woman out of her apartment.

Posted Thursday, February 25, 2010

Houston Firefighters Cut Wall to Remove 400 lb. Woman

Dennis Spellman from the Houston Housing Authority says the agency had urged the woman, who uses a wheelchair, to move to a lower level due to health concerns.

Posted Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Baby Dropped from Fatal Brooklyn Fire Improves

Three-month-old Maria Maura Chan survived only because her mother dropped her and her 2-year-old brother out a second floor window as the flames closed in.

Posted Monday, February 22, 2010

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Plane Crash Kills 3 Onboard; Sets Fire to Daycare

Pamela Houston, an employee of the day care, said she was feeding an infant when she heard a loud boom that she initially thought was an earthquake until she "saw a big ball of fire hit the side of the house."

Posted Thursday, February 18, 2010

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Maryland Paramedics, Firefighters Meet Woman and Child Saved from Horrible Assault

They treated an adult female, in her 20 s, which had been the victim of an assault and presented the most horrific injuries that anyone had ever seen or dealt with.

Posted Friday, January 29, 2010

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Treating and Transporting Bariatric Patients

Learn what complications can arise from weight-loss procedures and medications in the morbidly obese patient as well as how to treat and transport this special population.

Posted Thursday, December 31, 2009

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Boston School Gas Leak Sends 33 Students to Hospital

A spokeswoman for emergency medical services says 33 students were taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Posted Tuesday, December 15, 2009

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Exercising Restraint

Restraining a child isn't always the easiest task. But sometimes we have no choice.

Posted Monday, December 14, 2009


 

 

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