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Explosion at Virginia National Guard Base Injures 14

A soldier closest to the blast suffered third-degree burns and cuts.

Posted Thursday, November 19, 2009

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Officials Reconsider Returning Traditional Bonfire Structure to Campus Grounds

In 1999, the wedding cake-like bonfire structure collapsed while students were building it.

Posted Monday, November 16, 2009

St. Louis Nurse Campaigns for Ambulance Upgrades

Her campaign started three years ago, when St. Louis Fire Department chief of paramedics Monroe Yancie asked for her help.

Posted Friday, November 13, 2009

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Call for Sick Child Develops into Multi-Patient CO Response

These 10 patients were transported to a Specialty Trauma Center in Baltimore that has a hyperbaric chamber on-board the Department's Medical Ambulance Bus.

Posted Thursday, November 12, 2009

Respiratory Problems Strike 30 at North Carolina McDonald s

Brown said police plan to look at toxicology reports of patients who agreed for the hospital to share them with police.

Posted Thursday, November 12, 2009

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Call to Action: EMS Providers Extricate and Treat Patient in Black Friday

Missouri EMS providers extricated and transported a woman who suffered internal injuries and fractures after her car collided with a tree on the Friday after Thanksgiving.

Posted Friday, November 6, 2009

Research Review: What Current Studies Mean to EMS

Read about 2009 studies on intubation, etomidate, transporting stroke patients, and estimating blood loss.

Posted Friday, November 6, 2009

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Army Post Shooting Rampage Leaves 13 Dead, 30 Hurt

Some soldiers rushed to treat their injured colleagues by ripping their uniforms into makeshift bandages to treat their wounds.

Posted Friday, November 6, 2009

Temple Terrace Paramedics Receive Ultrasound Body Scanners

They were funded through a state Emergency Medical Services grant and the county's Community Investment Tax.

Posted Wednesday, November 4, 2009


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