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Bus Accidents Signal Need for Advanced Planning & Multi-agency Cooperation

A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P, offers tips and “to-do” suggestions for emergency response and communications agencies.

Posted Monday, June 28, 2010

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Acadian Prepares for Hurricane Season

Find out how EMS prepares for natural disasters.

Posted Wednesday, June 23, 2010

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Interschutz

Go behind the scenes of Interschutz and learn about German MCI response.

Posted Monday, June 21, 2010

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MCI Management on the Open Seas

Acadian assists in rescue efforts after oil rig explodes off Louisiana coast.

Posted Monday, May 31, 2010

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The Importance of the Triage Tag

Why the triage tag may do more for you on an MCI scene than you think.

Posted Wednesday, May 26, 2010

MCI Triage Techniques Survey

Please take this important survey on triage techniques for multi-casualty incidents.

Posted Thursday, May 20, 2010

Tourniquet First!

Few issues in the long and colorful history of medicine have generated as much controversy and confusion as the use of tourniquets to arrest severe extremity hemorrhage. As with many strongly held, traditional beliefs, the tradition is strong, but the evidence weak.

Posted Thursday, May 20, 2010

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Terror in America's Schools

America is a nation at war. That’s a reality, not political rhetoric. And some of the battles in that war are going to be fought on American soil—in our communities, among our homes and loved ones.

Posted Monday, May 17, 2010

Forward Thinking REQUIRED

Only by studying the lessons being learned daily on the battlefields of the war on terror can we ensure that our trauma care is state-of-the-art back home.

Posted Monday, May 17, 2010


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