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EMS Disaster Preparedness for Natural Gas Explosions

When EMS providers encounter a natural gas explosion, they should be ready to perform multiple functions on the scene.

Posted Monday, November 21, 2011

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Ohio Power Outage Creates Unique MCI

Fifteen patients need ventilators and EMS assistance after a power outage.

Posted Thursday, October 27, 2011

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Volume I: Beyond Ground Zero

A decision as simple as turning left vs. right saved some providers' lives.

Posted Thursday, October 20, 2011

Dump Truck & City Bus Collide in Memphis

Reasons for the crash remain unknown.

Posted Thursday, September 29, 2011

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Desert Train Crash MCI Involves 77 Patients

BCCHEMS is able to handle the scene because if prior training.

Posted Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Emergency Officials Say Preparation Helped

Reno hospital officials say regional disaster preparedness helped them be prepared for twice as many casualties as they handed in Friday's deadly air race crash.

Posted Friday, September 23, 2011

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Report from Reno on the Reno Air Show MCI

JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman on Reno crash and MCI details.

Posted Saturday, September 17, 2011

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Bariatric Evacuation Proves Challenging for Providers

SeniorCare EMS successfully evacuates bariatric patients during Hurricane Irene response.

Posted Tuesday, September 13, 2011

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Volume IV: On Stable Ground

Providers in Shanksville, Pa., respond to a scene without patients.

Posted Saturday, September 10, 2011






 

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