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Considerations When Assessing & Treating Patients with Lightning Injuries

Conditions could include cardiac and respiratory arrest as well as injuries consistent with blast trauma.

Posted Tuesday, May 6, 2014

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The Importance of Scene Illumination at Mass-Casualty Incidents

At any scene, but especially those with multiple patients, proper lighting can facilitate patient assessment and ensure the most effective, efficient triage and treatment. JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman shares what scene lighting is so important and provides 10 lighting tips.

Posted Thursday, November 21, 2013

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Improving the CDC’s National Field Triage Decision Scheme

Research suggests there is room to improve the NFTDS

Posted Friday, November 15, 2013

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Preparation is Key when Responding to MCIs Caused by Low-tech Terrorism

EMS personnel must anticipate needs based on limited & sometimes conflicting information, which could require outside-the-textbook thinking.

Posted Wednesday, August 21, 2013

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Solider Recounts Triage during Fort Hood Shooting Trial

Sergeant 1st Class Guerra shouted to people lingering over the dead to move on.

Posted Friday, August 9, 2013

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Solider Recounts Triage during Fort Hood Shooting Trial

Sergeant 1st Class Guerra shouted to people lingering over the dead to move on.

Posted Friday, August 9, 2013

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At Least 15 Killed, More Than 160 Injured in Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

Blast leveled a four-block area and injured nursing home residents.

Posted Wednesday, April 17, 2013

NAEMSP Announces Update to Mass Casualty Triage Standards

Free online training resource also announced.

Posted Monday, March 25, 2013

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Four Dead , Many Injured in Massive Detroit Crash

Several injured after pile-up on I-75

Posted Thursday, January 31, 2013


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