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Surgeons removed a nail thrown by a weed trimmer into a man's eye; it was just touching a key artery ...
EMS providers began CPR and transported him to a hospital; a second worker experienced numbness and tingling on the left side of his body ...
The mother and her 14-month-old girl died at the scene; two boys, 6 and 7, were also injured and the driver was arrested ...
EMS professionals must realize the value of military research and incorporate the latest evidence-based practice regarding the use of tourniquets and chest seals ...
Scoop stretchers, soft tarps, KEDs, and vacuum splints may all be useful when moving a patient with modified spinal motion restriction ...
The 21-year-old was hit around 4 a.m. as the ambulance was returning from an emergency call ...
For catastrophic disasters in developing countries it's time to rethink the USAR and aid response from high-income nations ...
Prove your understanding of the predictable signs and symptoms of shock with this 10-question quiz ...
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 ...
EMS systems across the country are adding topical hemostatic agents to their prehospital treatment of hemorrhage ...
Cabarrus EMS developed protocols to administer Tranexamic Acid to trauma patients ...
Firefighters had to remove the truck to free one of the victims, who was pinned underneath ...
23-year-old ambulance driver was driving with suspended driver's license ...
One person in the car was critically injured and had to be cut out of the vehicle by firefighters ...
Van ran through a stop sign, crossed all lanes of a highway, and landed in a canal ...
It took more than an hour to extricate him and he was airlifted to a nearby trauma center ...
The medication is administered to patients with confirmed or suspected severe hemorrhage ...
Both officers taken to hospital by ambulance with Injuries described as serious; Shooting happened just after midnight ...
In the real world it is impossible for a scene to be 100 percent safe; therefore we must constantly assess and critically think about the scene ...
Tranexamic acid has been used in trauma centers for years, and the drug is making its way into the prehospital setting ...