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Top 6 EMT and paramedic holiday wishes
Performing a thorough patient assessment
December 19, 2013
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Video: Helicopter saves crane operator Contract dispute puts freeze on ambo services 9 injured after NJ bus crashes into building
Today's Top Stories:
Study: Public health cuts putting people at risk: States are falling behind on protections against numerous threats
NJ EMT indicted for allegedly stealing from patients: EMT allegedly stole about $2,200 from patients who he transported
Gunman shoots 3, kills himself at Nev. hospital: Wounded victims, including a doctor, were in surgery
NY governor extends benefits for WTC workers
Heart attack survivor thanks EMT, nurses who saved his life after race
Man arrested after blocking ambulance in driveway
3 Fla. boys injured in gas explosion
Woman tweets about working 30 hours straight, dies next day
Guide dog saves blind man during subway track fall
News Analysis:
With public health stretched thin, EMS catches the fallout
By Art Hsieh, EMS1 Editor in Chief
You probably recognize the implications of a report from The Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation detailing the effects of state health spending cutbacks for the health system’s safety net, EMS. Most systems see a rise in service calls during the winter months as the flu and cold season kicks into high gear. Cuts to vaccination and screening programs mean a bump in service calls — how do we capitalize?
EMS1 Exclusive
Top 6 EMT and paramedic holiday wishes
By EMS1 Staff
With the holiday season fast approaching, we wanted to get a glimpse of what EMT and paramedic-inspired items you had on your wish list. Here's our pick of the top six gift ideas. "A toy ambulance"
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EMS1 Exclusive
Performing a thorough patient assessment
 In this segment, Kris Kaull discusses some tips and the core fundamentals about this essential EMS skill. Watch the video
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Drug Whys
Clonazepam: For panic disorders and seizures
By Mike McEvoy, EMS1 Columnist
Clonazepam is used alone or together with other medicines to treat certain seizure (convulsive) disorders (e.g., Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, akinetic or myoclonic seizures). Dosing and administration
EMS1 Video
Dispatch calls from Colo. school shooting released
Police have released dispatch calls made the day of the shooting at Arapahoe High School in Colo.
Airport security catches infant mid-fall
Incredible footage of an airport security officer catching an infant that fell off of a luggage counter at an airport in Poland.
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