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Figure 1: Intraoperative view showing the attached comb plate of the escalator with its hook-like design preventing extrication of the patient from the escalator.

Pediatric Upper Extremity Escalator Entrapment

The authors present a case involving a recent entrapment of an 18-month-old child in an escalator.
Providing first aid to hurt workers

Red Cross Launches First Aid for Severe Trauma Course Free to Students

The American Red Cross released a new course, First Aid for Severe Trauma™ (FAST™).

911 Callers Urge Help for Hockey Player Killed by Fireworks

A caller said Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks was “getting ready to go into convulsions” after he was struck by fireworks.
This image taken from video shows people lined up at the Gardner Lake Volunteer Fire Company.

Fast-Acting Co-Workers, Medics, Surgeons Save CT Man from ‘Widow-Maker’ Wound

Adam Ritchotte is lucky to be alive after a butcher shop accident nearly cost him his life.
An image of Ian Brasfield taken from a video interview.

Crash Survivors Reunite with FL Paramedics Who Saved Them

Ian Brasfield was one of three former trauma center patients reunited with the men and women who rescued them after terrible crashes.
This May 18, 2021, photo, provided by Allen Minish shows lacerations on Minish's head as he recuperates at a hospital in Anchorage, Alaska, following a mauling by a brown bear.

AK Man Survives Brown Bear Mauling

The mauling left Allen Minish with a crushed jaw, a deep puncture wound in his scalp, lacerations and many stitches.

KY YouTuber Nearly Dies When .50-Cal Gun Blows Up in His Face

Scott DeShields was shooting a fire hydrant when the gun exploded. Pieces punctured his throat and hit him in the eye, he said.

Seven Dead in Colorado Birthday Party Murder, Suicide

A gunman walked into a birthday party in Colorado Springs and opened fire before killing himself.

Three Wounded in Times Square Shooting

Three innocent bystanders including a 4-year-old girl who was toy shopping were shot in New York City’s busy Times Square.
(L to R) Interim Chief Reno, Officer Saleh, Officer Yost, Sgt. Lomax, and City Manager Gary Williams

Carbondale (IL) Officers Recognized for Life-Saving Efforts

The city recognized three of its police officers Monday after their quick thinking likely saved a shooting victim earlier this month.