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Parental Perception of Time during a Stressful Event

A recent study surveyed parents arriving by ambulance with their children asking them to estimate the time from calling the ambulance to arrival at the scene

Posted Monday, July 23, 2007

EMTs share life-saving skills with National Guardsmen

Most people train to be a paramedic in a five month course, but in a three-week class, members of the military and Kansas National Guard will not only learn everything a normal emergency responder will learn, but how to do it under fire.

Posted Friday, July 20, 2007

Driver Who Struck Sunrise Paramedic Sentenced

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- A driver accused of hitting a Sunrise fire-rescue paramedic with her car and fleeing the scene last year agreed to a plea deal Tuesday.

Posted Friday, July 20, 2007

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Forty Ounces of Love

The call went out for injuries from a fight, only a couple of blocks from the station on the edge of the blighted downtown. Police on scene, we arrived quiet and dark

Posted Friday, July 20, 2007

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Pool Drain Eviscerates 6-Year-Old Girl

On June 29, a 6-year-old girl was eviscerated via a suction drain in a wading pool in Minnesota. Read the details of the incident and find resources and facts on water-related injuries in children.

Posted Friday, July 20, 2007

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Forty Ounces of Love

The call went out for injuries from a fight, only a couple of blocks from the station on the edge of the blighted downtown. Police on scene, we arrived quiet and dark

Posted Friday, July 20, 2007

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Pool Drain Eviscerates 6-Year-Old Girl

On June 29, a 6-year-old girl was eviscerated via a suction drain in a wading pool in Minnesota. Read the details of the incident and find resources and facts on water-related injuries in children.

Posted Friday, July 20, 2007

Nearly $1 Billion in Communications Grants

U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez and U.S. Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Michael Chertoff announced today $968 million Public Safety Interoperable Communications (PSIC) Grants to help state and local first responders improve public safety communications and coordination during a natural or man-made disaste

Posted Thursday, July 19, 2007

Hypothermic Resuscitation Receives National Attention

Hypothermic resuscitation at the University of Pennsylvania is featured in this week's edition of Newsweek Magazine and on Newsweek.com. Click below to view the Newsweek clip which features Lance Becker, MD, a noted cardiac care specialist and frequent lecturer at Emergency Cardiovascular Care Update (ECCU) conferences sponsored by the Citizen CPR Foundation, and learn more about the the dramatic results being experienced when cardiac arrest patients are cooled to 34-degrees and then gradually rewarmed over a 24 hour period.

Posted Thursday, July 19, 2007






 

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