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The Stress Paradox

I propose that “error is subsequent to the human factor.” In EMS, human factors collide with the need to decide quickly and act precisely, under conditions that are dynamic, stress-inducing and occasionally hostile.

Posted Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Miracle on 66th Street: Patient falls 47 stories and beats impossible odds

„A surviving victim of„a scaffolding collapse„fell approximately 47 stories into an alley between two buildings. The clinicians who cared for this patient called his survival and recovery nothing short of a miracle.

Posted Friday, September 5, 2008

Hospitals Called On to Back Trauma Care

Posted Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Defining the Golden Hour

Posted Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Problems Reported Before Crash

Posted Thursday, August 21, 2008

Trauma Care Funds at Risk

Posted Thursday, August 21, 2008

Ohio's Trauma Rules Changed for Elderly

Posted Thursday, August 21, 2008

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Keep Your Eye on the Ball: Assessing & managing eye injuries in the field

Severe eye injury is a rare call for EMS, but when the extent of the injury does trigger a 9-1-1 call your rapid assessment and care with transport to an appropriate facility can mean the difference between being permanently disabled and returning to normal life for your patient.

Posted Monday, August 18, 2008






 

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