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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 Monday, October 19, 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 Monday, September 21, 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 Sunday, September 20, 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 Sunday, August 30, 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 Sunday, August 30, 2009

Florida Woman Sets Herself on Fire at Mall

The 43-year-old woman, whose name was not released, doused herself with a flammable liquid at the Mall of the Americas.

Posted Thursday, August 13, 2009

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Pennsylvania Health Club Shooting; 4 Dead, 10 Wounded

Five victims arrived in critical condition at UPMC Mercy Hospital, but three were upgraded to serious condition by early Wednesday.

Posted Tuesday, August 4, 2009

A 'Handle' on Trauma: Rapid recognition, transport & resuscitation save young life

A teenage patient survives severe abdominal trauma following a bike accident thanks to quick recognition and transport to an appropriate facility.

Posted Monday, August 3, 2009


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