Body bag would be hazards defense

Lexington KY- In March of last year, New York City paramedic Deborah Reeve died of mesothelioma, an asbestos-related form of cancer. There is little doubt she was first exposed to asbestos on Sept. 11, 2001, when she responded to the scene at Ground Zero.

Posted Thursday, July 5, 2007

Firefighters to staff more ambulances

The Fire Department ambulance service is now the 1st responder for emergency calls on weekdays.

Posted Thursday, July 5, 2007

Hydroxocobalamin for Cyanide Poisoning

Review of: Hall A, Dart R, Bogdan G: Sodium thiosulfate or hydroxocobalamin for the empiric treatment of cyanide poisoning? Annals of Emergency Medicine. 49:806 813, 2007.

Posted Thursday, July 5, 2007

Hydroxocobalamin for Cyanide Poisoning

Review of: Hall A, Dart R, Bogdan G: Sodium thiosulfate or hydroxocobalamin for the empiric treatment of cyanide poisoning? Annals of Emergency Medicine. 49:806 813, 2007.

Posted Thursday, July 5, 2007

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Methane gas kills 5 on Virginia farm

Deadly methane gas emanating from a dairy farm's manure pit killed five people a Mennonite farmer who climbed into the pit to unclog a pipe, and then in frantic rescue attempt that failed, his wife, two young daughters and a farmhand who tried to help.

Posted Tuesday, July 3, 2007

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Understanding the Cushing Reflex

Most EMS textbooks will have a blurb in the chapters on head injury about the Cushing reflex. But how well do you actually understand this important emergency care concept?

Posted Tuesday, July 3, 2007

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All-New JEMS.com

If you've ever been involved with designing and specing out a custom ambulance and waited for it to arrive from the factory, you know how I felt on Sunday morning as we launched the redesigned JEMS.com Web site.

Posted Tuesday, July 3, 2007

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Understanding the Cushing Reflex

Most EMS textbooks will have a blurb in the chapters on head injury about the Cushing reflex. But how well do you actually understand this important emergency care concept?

Posted Tuesday, July 3, 2007






 

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