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Analysis Supports Limiting Spinal Immobilization in Car Crash Patients

Street Science team suggests data points to limiting the use of backboards for car crash patients.

Posted Friday, December 28, 2012

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Studies Analyze Prehospital IV Fluid Use on Shock Patients

Studies point to circumstances in which administering IV fluids for hypotension can have detrimental effects.

Posted Thursday, December 13, 2012

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Studies Compare Methods of Medication Administration & Patient Transport

Evidence points to IN over IV use in certain circumstances; unusual data on transport methods.

Posted Tuesday, December 11, 2012

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Burn Injuries Require Quick Identification, Treatment & Transport

Prehospital burn treatment focuses on halting the burning process, protecting the airway, preventing potential disability, maintaining homeostasis and providing pain control.

Posted Friday, November 30, 2012

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Mont. Man Found Gored to Death by Long-Horned Bull

Ambulance crew helped corral the large bull into a separate fenced area.

Posted Thursday, October 25, 2012

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Prehospital Dynamic Tissue Oxygen Saturation Response

Trauma patients who have normal vital signs sometimes require life-saving interventions.

Posted Wednesday, October 10, 2012

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EMS Providers Should Improve their Ability to Detect & Treat Hemorrhagic Shock

EMS providers should recognize the early signs & symptoms of shock.

Posted Thursday, September 27, 2012

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Rollover Car Crash Almost Costs Driver his Life, Limb

EMS providers’ use of tourniquet saves man’s life and limb.

Posted Friday, September 7, 2012

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How to Recognize & Treat the 12 Types of Thoracic Injuries

Some patients with thoracic injuries need only BLS treatment while some need ALS. Brush up on the differences.

Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2012


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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