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Hand Injuries Can Become Complicated Problems

Learn to treat and assess injuries to the hand and wrist.

Posted Friday, July 19, 2013

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Extrication of Rollover Crash Patient Requires Use of Hydraulic Tools

First responders treat and package a trauma patient whose car rolled over at highway speeds.

Posted Thursday, July 18, 2013

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Readers Sound Off on Spinal Immobilization

Readers offer comments on recent JEMS article on spinal immobilization.

Posted Friday, May 31, 2013

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EMS Treats Blunt Traumatic Injury from a Bicycle Handlebar

Learn why falling forward onto a bicycle can result in serious abdominal injuries and should be considered a significant mechanism of injury.

Posted Thursday, April 4, 2013

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Fort Worth Fire Department Rescues Man after 8-Foot Fall

Fort Worth Fire Department provided technical rescue of a man who fell 8-feet off a cliff.

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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Paramedic Returns to Work with Prosthetic Leg

His leg was amputated above the knee after falling 110 feet during a hike.

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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The Role of Tranexamic Acid in EMS & Preoperative Trauma Management

Tranexamic acid (TXA), used to inhibit the body’s natural clot breakdown, could have value for certain trauma patients in the field.

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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Permissive Hypotension in Trauma Resuscitation

Normal saline raises the trauma patient’s blood pressure but may not contribute to the best outcomes.

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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Fort Worth (Texas) Fire and Medstar Mobile Healthcare Crews Immobilize Victim of Vehicle Crash

Victim was struck by a vehicle after it crashed into a building in Fort Worth.

Posted Monday, March 25, 2013


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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