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Think You Know Diabetes?

"It will never happen to me," we tell ourselves. But type 2 diabetes has emerged as one of the world's greatest health threats. So why do we -- and our patients -- ignore the associated risks?

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

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Can We Stand the Heat?

The Orange County (Calif.) Fire Authority (OCFA) undertook a research study to examine certain factors -- hydration status, exertion level, core body temperature and post-incident cooling techniques -- that may contribute to heat-related illnesses.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

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What Current Studies Mean to EMS

Research Review: Reclined Seats Increase Injury Risk, Successful Use of Adenosine in PSVT, Treating Hypoglycema without Transport, and CPAP Reduces Intubation and Mortality

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

Snooze Crews

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

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The Young Airway Prehospital assessment & management of pediatric respiratory distress

A 12-year-old male is accidentally shot in the face by a friend with a 410 shotgun at a distance of about 5 yards.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

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EMS Today Coverage: Beyond the sessions and exhibit hall...

The 4,500 people who attended the 2008 EMS Today Conference and Exposition had a lot more to do than attend some 100 sessions and visit 298 booths in the exhibit hall.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

CONTROVERSY

A controversy erupted recently in Western Colorado when an EMS medical director began insisting EMTs complete an ePCR before leaving a patient at a local emergency department. What do you think?

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

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New Protocol in NY: Make your own change by collecting evidence & taking action

Improving prehospital care is a partnership between providers and medical direction.„Concerns from paramedics and physicians drove changes in„New York protocol, including the introduction of fentanyl as an EMS analgesic.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008


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