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Civilian EMS Should Consider Tourniquets

Recommendations for adoption and use of tourniquets by civilian EMS and emergency departments.

Posted Saturday, February 25, 2012

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Paramedic Saved by First-Time Use of ECMO Machine

San Diego Fire Rescue Department paramedic battles severe asthma.

Posted Friday, February 24, 2012

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Paramedic Saved by First-Time Use of ECMO Machine

San Diego Fire Rescue Department paramedic Dre Dominguez's case of severe asthma.

Posted Friday, February 24, 2012

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Expansion of the ‘Golden Hour’

Although EMS experts debate the existence of the golden hour, it’s certain that some conditions are time-sensitive.

Posted Thursday, February 9, 2012

Teen Injured in Colo. Train Accident Honors Rescuers

Anna Beninati thanked the first responders who saved her life after her legs were crushed and severed by a coal car.

Posted Thursday, January 26, 2012

High-Tech Mannequin to Teach First Aid

Students will use them to earn their CPR certifications.

Posted Wednesday, December 14, 2011

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Mechanism of Injury & Level One Trauma Centers

Study evaluates whether mechanism of injury predicts trauma center needs.

Posted Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Off-Duty EMTs Rush to Aid of Motorcyclists Struck by Light Rail Train

Two people riding a motorcycle were in serious but stable condition after being struck by a TRAX train in downtown Salt Lake City Sunday afternoon after they attempted to turn left in front of a train. Off-duty EMTs rushed to the scene to aid the victims.

Posted Thursday, September 15, 2011

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Prehospital Providers Must Use Caution in Treating Pregnant Trauma Patients

Pregnant patients may refuse treatment, but don’t be quick to fill out your refusal form.

Posted Thursday, September 1, 2011


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