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Lifting more than 51 pounds from the floor can lead to injuries, and EMS must increase training for proper lifting techniques

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DC police and firefighters unions outraged after ambulance wait -
Union officials are lashing out after a DC officer was seriously injured in a hit-and-run and had to wait for nearly 20 minutes for an ambulance. A witness said that the officer looked dead because ...

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Remember 2 Things: How to safely restrain patients
Steve Whitehead reminds us of the risks of restraining a patient in the prone position, and warns against restraining a patient with anything you can't remove in a hurry, including handcuffs.


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