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Recognizing and Managing Traumatic Neck Injuries

Injuries to the neck can be both complex & challenging for the prehospital provider.

Posted Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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Report on the Korea-Arizona Trauma Summit

International trauma system collaboration emphasizes injury prevention, rehabilitation and integrated data collection.

Posted Tuesday, April 1, 2014

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Using Nitrous Oxide to Manage Pain

Medical gas is a safe & effective way to manage moderate pain.

Posted Tuesday, April 1, 2014

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Simple Thoracostomy

Montgomery County (Texas) Hospital District develops & deploys alternative to needle decompression.

Posted Friday, March 28, 2014

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Low Prevalence of C-spine Injuries in Low-level Falls Encourages Conservative Immobilization

Additional research continues suggest we over-immobilize patients.

Posted Thursday, March 27, 2014

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Five-car Accident Sends Three Patients to Hospital

One woman had to be extricated from her vehicle.

Posted Thursday, March 13, 2014

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Cincinnati Crews Extricate Inverted Patient from Crash

Multiple teams were required to crib and stabilize the massive vehicle.

Posted Tuesday, January 28, 2014

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How a Cautious Approach to TBI Patients May Help Reduce Incidents of Second Impact Syndrome

For the athlete with a head injury, sometimes it’s not ‘OK to play.’

Posted Tuesday, January 14, 2014

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How Lee County (Fla.) EMS Implemented a New Paradigm of Cervical Spine Management

Unique immobilization device allows improved cervical spine splinting capability.

Posted Thursday, January 9, 2014


 

 

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