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  1. Community Paramedics Curb Hospital Readmissions and Non-Emergent 9-1-1 Use - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Nov 2015

    disaster preparedness, EMS continuing education, paramedic preceptors, and establishing collaborating relationships to help seniors , developmentally disabled, mentally ill and the homeless. She can be reached at elsie.kusel@acgov.org . P. Brian

  2. Fire in Senior Apartments High-Rise Requires Coordinated Multi-Agency Response

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 4 Sep 2015

    Hills, Bexar County and the American Red Cross. Evacuated seniors were bused from the fire scene using several buses from VIA ..... cafeteria in order to meet the needs of these fragile displaced seniors . "During the height of the chaos, I met a 99-years young

  1. Study Readjusts Blood Pressure Requirements for Triage of Geriatric Patients - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 29 Sep 2015

    better living with pharmaceuticals." The effects of these medications, as Doc says, often mask the lack of resilience seniors have when injured or exposed to environmental extremes. I personally would like to see more education and training on this

  2. Study Calls for Aggressive Treatment of High BP - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Online Articles

    Thu, 17 Sep 2015

    whether older patients need to get their blood pressure as low as middle-aged patients do, or if doing so increases the seniors ' risk of side effects including falls. Last year, an expert panel sparked debate by recommending that the treatment target

  3. Charges for Medevac Flights in Hawaii Soar - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Online Articles

    Thu, 10 Sep 2015

    Shumway's bill was paid by her Kaiser Permanente insurance plan and Medicare, the government health insurance program for seniors . Sidlo, the burn patient from Kauai, hasn't resolved his $36,000 bill from Hawaii Life Flight. Sidlo is suing his

  4. Splash Medics Promote Water Safety, EMS Children’s Book and High School EMT Course - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 15 Jul 2015

    EMS education program for its students. Starting fall 2015, seniors at Livonia High can choose an elective class that will prepare ..... take the course, the current class size only accommodates 20 seniors . With interest already brewing, Acadian hopes to bring the

  5. Treatment Considerations for Patients Using So-Called Legal Recreational Drugs - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 27 Jul 2015

    always be considered as a potential cause for acute complaints. [Native Advertisement] SPICE Almost 12% of high school seniors in the United States have used synthetic cannabinoids in the past year, 4 and use appears to be most common among those under

  6. Anaheim Community Paramedicine Pilot Program Shows Promise - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Online Articles

    Thu, 16 Jul 2015

    11 in the densely populated western part of the city where many medical calls come from. So far, many calls have come from seniors who live alone or lack transportation and have fallen or suffered a cut. In addition to providing treatment, Morrison has

  7. Florida County Says No to Third EMS Provider - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Online Articles

    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    politically potent groups -- firefighters, seniors and the Coalition of Boynton West Residential ..... said Sam Oser, one of several seniors who argued in favor of keeping two firms and not adding a third. Other seniors and firefighters, dressed in yellow

  8. Healthcare Connection - Journal of Emergency Medical Services


    Fri, 20 Feb 2015

    pneumonia vaccine,” he said. “We gave real vaccines to seniors who should have been vaccinated against pneumonia. It was ..... and the kinds of situations we could expect when dealing with seniors .” These scenarios were so successful that the UPMC Health

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