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Leadership Sector: Drug Abuse Scandals

As an EMS manager, you never want to open the morning paper and read a headline claiming one of your employees is responsible for stealing drugs from your service. But cases of prehospital drug abuse are making the news across the U.S. So what can you do to avoid it?

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

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Bug Jumping: MRSA isn't just a hospital infection anymore

Much has changed since the common Staphylococcus aureus bacteria became resistant to many of the antibiotics that were available to treat it, leading to its name as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). What was once thought to be a hospital-based problem is becoming a major public health concern that providers should be aware of as they conduct patient assessments and avoid the risks of infection themselves

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

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The Risky Side of Response

Absence of accepted standards, minimal oversight, misdirected market and public pressures, culture and tradition have an influence on the current state of the safety of ground and air medical transportation.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

Are Foxes Guarding Your Henhouse?

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

Bonus Content: Australia Seeks Immigrants

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

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Pushing the Body's Limits

While working the medical tent at the finish line of a marathon, a petite, 28-year-old woman is brought in. She's confused, stumbling and slurring her speech. What should you be concerned about, and how should this patient be managed?

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

Hormonal Imbalance Found to Contribute to Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia

Researchers at McLean Hospital, in Belmont, Mass., have found that exercise-associated hyponatremia in addition to being caused by the consumption of too much water or sports drink volume during a marathon, is also the result of a hormonal stress response, which decreases urine formation and prevents the excretion of excess water.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008


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