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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

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 Friday, October 30, 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 Friday, October 30, 2009

Melbourne Paramedics Use Drugs to Kill Dog, Save Man

The pit bull's jaw remained locked on the man's hand for more than 20 minutes before ambulance officers injected the dog with a lethal dose of drugs.

Posted Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Ohio Paramedics Amputate Bus Driver's Leg

Paramedics had to amputate a bus driver's leg at the scene of a crash in Athens County on Monday.

Posted Tuesday, September 22, 2009

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Odd Job: Woman Impaled by Tree Limb

Michelle Childers and her husband, Daniel, were taking a recreational drive on a rural road Sept. 5 when a spruce tree crashed through the passenger side window of the vehicle.

Posted Monday, September 21, 2009

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Are Vital Signs Vital?

Are vital signs a good predictor of how trauma patients will compensate for shock? Read this review of a study that attempted to find out.

Posted Monday, August 31, 2009


 

 

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