Major Incidents

Crane Collapse

FDNY EMS Rescue and Haz Tac crews responded to and cared for critically injured patients when a crane broke away from an apartment tower under construction.

Posted Thursday, November 13, 2008

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Trapped at Work

Paramedics from

Posted Wednesday, October 29, 2008

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The Origins of EMS in Military Medicine

Posted Wednesday, October 1, 2008

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Appropriate Prehospital Tourniquet Use

Few medical topics invoke as much passionate debate as the use of tourniquets to control traumatic hemorrhage.

Posted Wednesday, October 1, 2008

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From the Battlefield to Our Streets

Posted Wednesday, October 1, 2008

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Optimal Tourniquet Engineering Features

Four optimal tourniquet engineering features.

Posted Wednesday, October 1, 2008

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The Stress Paradox

I propose that “error is subsequent to the human factor.” In EMS, human factors collide with the need to decide quickly and act precisely, under conditions that are dynamic, stress-inducing and occasionally hostile.

Posted Wednesday, October 1, 2008

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Big-Top Incident

Oklahoma EMTs and paramedics faced an unusual MCI on Oct. 17, 2007, when high, straight-line winds caused a circus-sized tent to collapse at Tulsa's Oktoberfest.

Posted Thursday, September 11, 2008

Semi vs. Bridge

Orland (Ind.) Community Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a semi-versus-bridge incident, where bystanders had reported being unable to find the driver.

Posted Tuesday, September 9, 2008






 

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