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Maryland Woman Bitten by Cobra; Assistant Curator Responds with Anti-Venom

An emergency phone call from Maryland Poison Control, which was searching for anti-venom through a Web site called the anti-venom index, propelled Bell out of his chair and into his office.

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2010

Md. News Crew Calls 911 for Man in Snowblower Accident

A Baltimore County ambulance arrived and took the man to Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, where doctors reattached two of the man's fingers.

Posted Monday, December 21, 2009

Australian Woman Impaled on Fence Waits 47 Minutes for EMS

Kim Broadbent was injured after trying to climb over a steel fence on a friend's property at Yarrawonga on Tuesday.

Posted Thursday, December 17, 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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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

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

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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Comparison between Prehospital Intubation and Mortality Is Controversial

Does this study make medics sound like "just a bunch of cowboys with laryngoscopes for pistols?"

Posted Thursday, October 29, 2009


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