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  1. Why EMS Should Limit the Use of Rigid Cervical Collars - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

    problematic because many patients with spinal injuries also have head injuries where an increase in intracranial pressure can be devastating ..... Effect of cervical hard collar on intracranial pressure after head injury . ANZ J Surg. 2002;72(6):389–391. 27. Ben-Galim

  2. Why EMS Should Limit the Use of Rigid Cervical Collars - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

    problematic because many patients with spinal injuries also have head injuries where an increase in intracranial pressure can be devastating ..... Effect of cervical hard collar on intracranial pressure after head injury . ANZ J Surg. 2002;72(6):389–391. 27. Ben-Galim

  1. Trauma Victim Visits Maryland Medics to Say Thanks - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Online Articles

    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    involved three vehicles and multiple injuries. One of the most seriously injured was an adult female who sustained a serious head injury and loss of blood. Paramedic Unit 812, the Pink Paramedic Unit "Hope," assigned to the College Park Fire/EMS Station

  2. Driver Killed in Bus Crash in Belgium - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

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    Mon, 29 Jun 2015

    Brentwood School outside London was in intensive care with a head injury . "All of the children managed to walk off the coach ..... told the BBC. "One of the children subsequently had a head injury . He had a scan and they found a small brain bleed as part

  3. Bull Riders See Little Change in Concussion Prevention - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

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    Fri, 22 May 2015

    after 1994 and insists concussed riders pass a test before getting back in the saddle. But in this era of concern about head injuries in the NFL and NHL, the circuit's lead medical staffer says he hasn't seen a drop in the number of concussions despite

  4. Amtrak Crash Death Toll at Eight - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

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    Fri, 15 May 2015

    recollection whatsoever of the events," Goggin said. He said he believes the engineer's memory will probably return once the head injury subsides. Goggin said that his client "cooperated fully" with police and told them "everything that he knew," immediately

  5. Tilt Angle Significantly Affects CPR - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 8 Mar 2015

    known for decades that raising the head of the bed is the first step in lowering the pressure in the brain of patients with head injuries . Cardiac arrest research was initially oriented with the goal of resuscitating the heart. Today, we realize there’s no

  6. Know When and How Your Patient Can Legally Refuse Care - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 26 Mar 2015

    or homicidal have capacity. Capacity can be altered by a medical condition. For instance, a patient with an apparent head injury and Glasgow Coma Scale of 12 doesn’t have capacity. In a similar manner, a patient with a breath blood alcohol level

  7. Taking the Plunge - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Online Articles

    Wed, 25 Feb 2015

    heart failure. “Most of my research is in the area of new devices to treat cardiac arrest and, more recently, shock and head injury ,” said Lurie, who’s also the director of a resuscitation laboratory at Hennepin County Medical Center, codirector of the Resuscitation Center, Central Minnesota Heart Center and a cardiac

  8. Know When and How Your Patient can Legally Refuse Care - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 26 Mar 2015

    or homicidal have capacity. Capacity can be altered by a medical condition. For instance, a patient with an apparent head injury and Glasgow Coma Scale of 12 doesn’t have capacity. In a similar manner, a patient with a breath blood alcohol level

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