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Boston medic reflects on marathon bombing
Video: How to handle delusional patients
April 17, 2014
Featured News
15 injured after fire truck plows into restaurant Denver woman shot dead while on phone with 911 Weather hampers rescue on sinking S. Korea ferry
Today's Top Stories:
Texas medic cleared of terror threat at elementary school: Told employees he had a gun in his own active shooter drill
Backpacks found at Boston finish line: Man behaving suspiciously dropped a backpack containing a rice cooker
Ex-ambulance service GM gets 3 years for larceny: He and his wife stole $240K from nonprofit by overpaying themselves
Scam floods Wis. dispatchers with calls
Md. county suspends volunteer ambulance company
Ky. county gripped by whooping cough
Wash. EMS agencies scramble after state cracks down on drug supply
Wu-Tang affiliated rapper critical after cutting off penis, jumping from balcony
Fla. woman on crack gives birth in bathtub, bites off umbilical cord
News Analysis:
How not to incriminate yourself at breaking news scenes
By David Givot, EMS1 Columnist
In what can only be described as a horrific confluence of unfortunate timing and rotten luck, two fire engines collided enroute to an emergency call, sending a multi-ton fire truck through a window and into a restaurant full of diners. When the dust settles, I am sure there will be lessons learned followed by steps taken to prevent similar incidences. We must learn from tragedy to become better.
EMS1 Exclusive
Boston medic reflects on marathon bombing
By Cate Lecuyer, EMS1 Editor
Around 80 percent of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing victims required a tourniquet, and there weren’t enough to go around. Now Paramedic Katherine Dwyer never leaves the house without them. 'That's my PTSD takeaway'
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Remember 2 Things
How to handle delusional patients
 Steve Whitehead reminds us that the hallucinations patients see are real to them, but don't ever play along. Watch the video
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The PR Medic
What Billy Joel taught me about EMS career satisfaction
By Josh Weiss, EMS1 Columnist
From anti-drunk driving campaigns to funding pet oxygen masks, there are many ways we can incorporate our passion into our day job. Don't waste your time
EMS1 Video
Mom thanks EMT who stayed with her dying daughter
The mother of a 7-year-old girl struck by a car thanks the EMT who helped her daughter.
New Orleans scraps residence rule for responders
With recruitment and retention at a low, public safety workers will no longer be required to live within city boundaries.
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