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Phoenix Fire Department Debuts PTS Training Program

Learn about the mental health issues EMS providers may encounter with these patients.

Posted Friday, March 16, 2012

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Hospitals Begin Specializing ER's For Elderly Patients

Seniors already make 17 million ER visits a year.

Posted Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Salt Lake Woman Survives 22 Hours Stuck In Tub

Paramedics managed to use a sheet to make a sling and hoist her free.

Posted Tuesday, December 14, 2010

21 Injured In West Virginia Bus Crash

Car struck nursing home bus head-on.

Posted Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Elderly Couple Dies Trapped in Home Elevator

Police say the couple had no way to call for help.

Posted Thursday, July 15, 2010


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