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The Green Builder

Energy and power have been an increasing problem in this country, especially when...

Posted Thursday, April 1, 2010

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Reduce Inappropriate Helicopter Utilization in EMS

Because of the cost and danger of helicopter EMS, we need to establish criteria for reasonably shifting unnecessary air transports to ground EMS.

Posted Wednesday, March 17, 2010

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Report Blames Pilot in Fatal Helicopter Crash

The Air Angels Inc. emergency medical flight was transporting a 14-month-old girl from a hospital in Sandwich to Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

Posted Wednesday, March 17, 2010

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Long Recovery Ahead for Florida EMT

An emergency medical technician who lost his leg in an ambulance crash has a long road to recovery.

Posted Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Richmond Ambulance Collides with SUV While Responding

A Richmond ambulance en route to a call with its siren and emergency lights activated collided with a sport utility vehicle.

Posted Tuesday, March 16, 2010

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Why Motorists Don't get out of the Way When You're Running Code 3

Code 3 Corner columnist JP Molnar explains the concepts behind siren audibility and why lights might work better to signal drivers.

Posted Monday, March 15, 2010

Police Officers, Medics May Be Most Distracted Drivers

Philip Macaluso, a New York paramedic, recalled a moment recently when he was rushing to the hospital while keying information into his dashboard computer. At the last second, he looked up from the control panel and slammed on his brakes to avoid a woman who had stepped into the street.

Posted Thursday, March 11, 2010

Daytona Medics Provide Quick Help during Bike Week

Rescue crews have found a unique way to get to the scene faster as roads in Daytona Beach turn dangerous during Bike Week.

Posted Monday, March 8, 2010

All County EMT Loses Leg in Ambulance Collision

Doyle's left leg was so badly injured, doctors had to amputate.

Posted Thursday, March 4, 2010


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