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Did ED Patients Require an Ambulance?

The goal of this study was to determine whether most of the patients in an emergency department required an ambulance.

Posted Sunday, July 27, 2008

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The Risky Side of Response

Absence of accepted standards, minimal oversight, misdirected market and public pressures, culture and tradition have an influence on the current state of the safety of ground and air medical transportation.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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Major Fires Require Major Rehab

EMS rehab operations should be in place at all working structure fires.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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October Research Review

In this issue_s Research Review, JEMS author Elizabeth A. Criss discusses several studies, including two that address the injuries received from improvised explosive devices and kitesurfing.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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Can We Stand the Heat?

The Orange County (Calif.) Fire Authority (OCFA) undertook a research study to examine certain factors -- hydration status, exertion level, core body temperature and post-incident cooling techniques -- that may contribute to heat-related illnesses.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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Taking It to the Streets

Since July 2004, the Children ARE Safe (CARES) Safety Centerƒa 40-foot safety-education vehicle designed as a house-on-wheelsƒhas visited schools and community events to teach more than 6,000 people how to prevent injuries in the home.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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What Current Studies Mean to EMS

Research Review: Reclined Seats Increase Injury Risk, Successful Use of Adenosine in PSVT, Treating Hypoglycema without Transport, and CPAP Reduces Intubation and Mortality

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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Kitesurfing

Do you know the injuries most often associated with kitesurfing?

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

Concept Mapping

This month, I'll take you through how to create an effective concept map of calls or continuing education issues and use them to document competency and provide an alternative training method.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008






 

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