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Disposition of the Deceased: How to determine patient status & prevent futile transports

EMS providers are frequently terminating resuscitative efforts in the field but have little guidance on what to do with the deceased.

Posted Wednesday, March 3, 2010

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10 Hurt as Glass and Ice Fall onto Partygoers in Sony Building Atrium

A small piece of glass lodged in the chest of Rozman's friend, she said, adding that she herself suffered a scrape on her chin. She said she noticed minor gashes on others' legs and wrists.

Posted Monday, March 1, 2010

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Houston Fire, EMS Remove 400lb Woman

Houston firefighters use a ladder truck to get a 400-pound woman out of her apartment.

Posted Thursday, February 25, 2010

Children Escape Bus Fire in Maryland

Police say the children were 8 to 15 years old.

Posted Thursday, February 25, 2010

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Whale Drags Trainer off Platform in Fatal Attack

Mike Wald, a spokesman for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration office in Atlanta, said his agency had dispatched an investigator from Tampa.

Posted Thursday, February 25, 2010

Wisconsin EMS Test Remote STEMI Project

A mock drill to test the remote STEMI program.

Posted Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Blood Test as Possible Brain Injury Test

Researchers are developing a simple blood test that could tell if a patient has suffered a brain injury. FOX 13's Dr. Jo explains how it can detect a trauma that might otherwise go unnoticed.

Posted Monday, February 22, 2010

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Kiteboarder Killed in Shark Attack off Florida Coast

The lifeguard put Schafer on his rescue board and paddled away from the sharks, back to shore.

Posted Friday, February 5, 2010

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Eight Injured After Car Crashes into Nevada Casino

One of the people killed was wedged beneath the vehicle and slot machines, Kinsey said. Another was near the rear of the vehicle.

Posted Thursday, February 4, 2010


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