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Push Dose Epinephrine

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Learn more about the importance of push dose epinephrine for hypotension and shock in the prehospital setting.
Researchers at the University of California San Diego are developing a color-changing test strip that can be stuck on a mask and used to detect SARS-CoV-2 in a user’s breath or saliva.

A Smarter and Safer Mask Against COVID-19

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Researchers at the University of California San Diego are developing a color-changing test strip that can be stuck on a mask and used to detect SARS-CoV-2 in a user’s breath or saliva.
The Contra Costa County (CA) Fire Protection District is working with Tele911 to help make the system more efficient.

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of...

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Tele911 allows departments to better serve patients through technology while keeping highly trained paramedics available for critical calls.
A row of ambulances are parked outside the Royal London Hospital in London on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020.

UK May Move Patients Into Hotels to Ease Hospital Strain

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England’s health care system may move patients into hotels to ease pressure on hospitals struggling to handle rising COVID-19 admissions.
The photo shows the inside of an ambulance.

Approaches in Prehospital Sepsis Screening

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Current methods used in the prehospital setting for sepsis screenings and interventions were analyzed for this literature review.
Hospital beds set up in the practice facility at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., that is ready to receive patients as needed.

U.S. Deaths in 2020 Top Three Million

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This is the deadliest year in U.S. history, with deaths expected to top 3 million for the first time — due mainly to the coronavirus pandemic.
Margaret Keenan, 90, is applauded by staff.

UK Gives First COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

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A retired British shop clerk received the first shot in the country's COVID-19 vaccination program Tuesday.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

COVID Field Hospital Opens in Worcester (MA)

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The field hospital will have onsite advanced life support, critical care team transfers with help from Worcester EMS and UMass flight services.

CMS Announces Strategy to Enhance Hospital Capacity Amid COVID-19 Surge

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) outlined unprecedented comprehensive steps to increase the capacity of the American health care system.

Amazon Opens Online Pharmacy, Shaking Up Another Industry

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The online colossus opened an online pharmacy Tuesday that allows customers to order medication or prescription refills and have them delivered to their front door in a couple of days.