Based on the TXA Drug Why article, you may understand why many trauma surgeons fail to be impressed with TXA or advocate for prehospital administration.
We know that TXA appears to have an ...
Generic Name: tranexamic acid (multiple generics available)
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An uptick in bizarre calls involving patients who are often naked and delirious from flakka use puts responders in chaotic, dangerous situations
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Fire officials say they have been receiving at least one call a day related to the use of the synthetic drug flakka.
The uptick in calls often involve patients ...
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON, Pa. — Police are crediting a Pittsburgh TV news crew with saving the life of an overdose victim by calling 911 and performing CPR on him before emergency ...
By Nicole Chavez
AUSTIN, Texas — The number of people treated for toxic reactions to synthetic marijuana continues to rise, Austin-Travis County Emergency ...
By Kevin T. Collopy
As prehospital medicine transitions from an industry of “rapid transport,” to that of delivering evidence-based medicine that improves patient outcomes, the ...
Police used a Taser and arrested him; this is the latest in a string of bizarre incidents related to the synthetic drug
BOCA RATON, Fla. — It’s a rare site to see a man stripped naked in public – but it’s becoming more and more common because of the synthetic drug flakka, doctors ...
By Philip Jankowski
AUSTIN, Texas — A recent spike in medical calls to people having toxic reactions from the use of the synthetic drug K2 continued Tuesday.
Spikes of unusual presentation cases occurs regularly in all EMS systems, especially when it comes to the recreational use of drugs. Cocaine, crack, methamphetamine, GHB, synthetic marijuana, ...
She ran towards officers nude and covered in blood; she is suspected to have taken the hallucinatory street drug
MELBOURNE, Fla. — A 17-year-old girl suspected of being high on flakka was arrested after running toward officers, nude and covered in blood and yelling that she was Satan.
The hallucinatory ...
BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. — A volunteer ambulance company is without narcotics to treat patients after its control substance agent resigned.
Bridgehampton Fire Rescue, operated by the Bridgehampton ...