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A man's foot was cut at the ankle, through the bone, with a small amount of skin keeping his foot attached to his leg ...
Victims have been identified as a Tennessee doctor, his wife and his college-age daughter; four people in the home escaped unharmed ...
Support from EMS providers and for EMS providers is needed to relieve stress and direct providers in need to help ...
A 12-year-old girl lost part of her arm and could lose her left leg; a 16-year-old boy's arm was amputated and he was airlifted to a hospital ...
A pediatric intensive care doctor, with help from others in the stands, helped stabilize the woman until EMS crews arrived on scene ...
Emergency crews treated a woman struck in the head when Oakland Athletic's Brett Lawrie broke his bat on a grounder and part of it flew into the stands ...
Most of the time, emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics respond to non-urgent emergencies but there are also “rough” calls that are traumatic and disturbing ...
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 ...