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Atlanta Fire Rescue Investigates Video of Shooting Victim

Store owner Shan Yu says the video shows the paramedics leaning over the counter to observce McKibben but never touching him or checking for a pulse.

Posted Monday, December 14, 2009

46 Injured in Connecticut Chain Reaction Pileup

Police say at least 50 cars crashed in a chain-reaction collision on a wet Connecticut road that was turning icy, and 46 people reported minor injuries.

Posted Monday, December 14, 2009

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Putting Magic to Work

Sometimes regular people aren't enough when treating scared, injured children. Learn how to use superheroes and magic to your advantage.

Posted Friday, December 11, 2009

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Understand Folk Medicine's Role in the Prehospital Care of Many Mexican-Americans

Understand, recognize and respect the role of folk medicine in the Mexican-American population.

Posted Thursday, December 10, 2009

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Instant Feedback: Point-of-care testing helps providers make life-saving decisions

New point-of-care testing devices can produce results in minutes and guide the provider in treatment decision-making.

Posted Tuesday, December 8, 2009

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Long Island Man Stable after Being Trapped in Cesspool for 4 Hours

Rescue personnel monitored the victim's vital signs throughout the rescue operation and he was always in stable condition.

Posted Tuesday, December 8, 2009

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Hidden Trauma: Seizure patients have a significant risk for injury

Crews respond to a call for a fallen 32-year-old seizure patient but fail to suspect a severe injury.

Posted Friday, December 4, 2009

Workers Injured in Roof Fall at Cowboy s Stadium

Police spokeswoman Tiara Ellis Richard says the two workers fell from an upper roof to a lower section.

Posted Thursday, December 3, 2009

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Paramedics Participate in 12-Lead ECG Program

The electrocardiogram (ECG) is a diagnostic tool that measures and records the electrical activity of the heart in exquisite detail. Interpretation of these details allows diagnosis of a wide range of heart conditions.

Posted Wednesday, December 2, 2009






 

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