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Spinal immobilization is based on exam findings and patient complaints, not the mechanism of injury ...
The role and authority of a safety officer is to observe and intervene when they see unacceptable risk to the patient or caregivers ...
The patient is a year younger than my mother was when she lost her ability to function; this time, everything is going right ...
The power cot can hold up to 700 pounds and is run on a battery pack ...
Those at the top of the EMS pecking order often have the knowledge and experience to successfully respond to spontaneous situations ...
After its control substance agent quit, the volunteer department will have to call a neighboring EMS agency to treat patients that need medication ...
Calif. clinic Audit: Calif. clinic using 911 for non-emergency calls Concern over data that shows calling 911 to transfer patients across campus 911 calls for incidents like ...
With heavy- and binge-drinking on the rise, EMS providers can go beyond basic protocols to help connect patient behavior to consequences ...
Focusing completely on the child makes pediatric assessment more effective and diminishes the chaotic nature of the scene ...
Even though a Pa. paramedic was acquitted of charges from altercation with a patient there are important questions and concerns to address ...
EMS providers need to understand the unique legal considerations that apply to pediatric patients and add additional details about the incident ...
The fired medic is accused of endangering at least three patients; the EMS agency and EMS director were also named in the lawsuit ...
EMS providers were loading him into an ambulance when the stretcher overturned and he fell to the ground ...
Alkan Air makes plane doors wider and purchased a mechanical lift to transfer patients weighing over 350 pounds ...
The family of a 27-year-old who died from positional asphyxia when secured in a prone position received a settlement from a lawsuit; 5 EMTs involved in the incident were suspended ...
The new potent stimulant, synthetic drug is causing wild, bizarre and violent behaviors in abusers ...
The Ferno 2020 Vision Proof of Concept vehicle creates a safer, more efficient and intelligent delivery of care ...
The EMS patient care report needs to tell a deeper and more comprehensive story of the patient to inform other health care providers ...
If charged with sexual assault on the job, here are the steps agencies and providers should take to protect themselves, and advice for bouncing back from a false accusation ...
Curtis Ambulance failed to file a special event plan when Dennis Munson Jr. died in his debut kickboxing bout; the care provided was determined to be medically appropriate ...