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A Gnawing Case: What to ask when presented with vague chief complaints

This necrotizing fasciitis case demonstrates why general complaints of pain should never be dismissed.

Posted Sunday, August 30, 2009

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A Tale of Two Airways

If at first you don't succeed with an occluded pediatric airway, do you try and try again? Find out what Guy Haskell says about it.

Posted Thursday, August 27, 2009

Video: Girl Rescued from Pool Drain

Firefighters cut through the pool's wall to dislodge the pipe that girl's arm got stuck in on Monday morning.

Posted Monday, August 24, 2009

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Treating Children in Respiratory Distress

Learn more about croup and epiglottitis, conditions that occur in children and can cause pediatric dyspnea.

Posted Sunday, August 23, 2009

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Treating Children in Respiratory Distress

Learn more about croup and epiglottitis, conditions that occur in children and can cause pediatric dyspnea.

Posted Sunday, August 23, 2009

Pediatric medical equipment to be donated to EMS providers across the state

The EMSC Program will donate more than 200 pediatric bags will containing pediatric medical equipment such as child-sized head immobilizers, blood pressure cuff in pediatric sizes, a pediatric bag valve mask, a burn sheet, and pedi-select cervical collars.

Posted Thursday, August 20, 2009

Paramedic aids 2 births from same family 18 months apart

"When I got to the house, I shook my head and said, 'Not again,' " Shafer said.

Posted Wednesday, August 19, 2009

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A Shoulder for Seniors to Lean on

A unique group of volunteers is ready 24/7 to help seniors in need of assistance at one Ohio emergency department.

Posted Monday, August 17, 2009

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New Specialty to Help Abused Children

The field involves not only treating suspected abuse victims but coordinating with police and welfare workers and testifying in court hearings.

Posted Monday, August 17, 2009


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