Man hits patrol car after stealing ambulance

ENCINITAS ---- Two Carlsbad Fire Department paramedics transported a patient to Scripps Encinitas' emergency room shortly before midnight Thursday on what they thought would be a routine medical call.

Posted Wednesday, August 15, 2007

County's medical protocols rankle some area fire chiefs

FENTON - Area fire chiefs say new protocols mandated by the county medical control authority could compromise patient care and will tax already budget-strapped departments.

Posted Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Two wheelchairs go over cliff along Bille Park trail

PARADISE-- Rescue personnel spent two hours Sunday rescuing a quadriplegic women after she took a 75-to-80 feet fall off a cliff alongside a park trail.

Posted Tuesday, August 14, 2007

EMT paddles to the rescue

Ambulance crews couldn't get to a pregnant woman in distress whose Flushing home was surrounded by flood water yesterday.

Posted Monday, August 13, 2007

National Firefighter Health Week

Firefighters not only battle fires and selflessly risk their lives for others, but they also battle a silent killer - heart disease. Heart attacks are the number one killer of fire and emergency personnel.

Posted Monday, August 13, 2007

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Mechanism of Injury & Outcomes

A study supports that mechanism of injury is only a piece of the puzzle of evaluating the potential for life-threatening injuries.

Posted Monday, August 13, 2007

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Mechanism of Injury & Outcomes

A study supports that mechanism of injury is only a piece of the puzzle of evaluating the potential for life-threatening injuries.

Posted Monday, August 13, 2007

Hospitals Are Shutting Down Burn Centers

U.S. hospitals are increasingly shutting down their burn centers in a trend experts say could leave the nation unable to handle widespread burn casualties from a fiery terrorist attack or other major disaster.

Posted Friday, August 10, 2007

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It s All about Teamwork

One patient was standing outside her crushed vehicle, trembling with fear. The crane operator remained entrapped, his left leg severely crushed and his chest compressed.

Posted Friday, August 10, 2007






 

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