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From burns to bleeding, head trauma to amputation, be prepared for when fireworks go wrong
Our cohosts discuss bleeding control, early tourniquet use and transportation to a trauma center
Activating the surgical team: A low-frequency, high-risk emergency procedure in the field
Parker County Hospital District paramedics faced an amputation and having to perform bilateral finger thoracostomies
Travis Muller was cleaning out the bin when he became caught in the power sweep auger
Rescuers worked for hours removing Quanishia White-Berry’s left leg above the knee
A tourniquet was applied and the worker was flown to the University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital
The patient was flown to Gulf Coast Hospital in Fort Myers, where his arm was amputated
Paterson firefighters used a winch to separate the cars and medical tools to retrieve the man’s leg, Chief Brian McDermott said
“They all saved my life,” recounted Derek Oldfather, whose leg became trapped in a conveyor belt on a job site
A crowd of first responders cheered for Ashley Diaz, who placed her hand on her heart before being taken home in a transport van
St. Paul police officers and EMS providers received a report of a possible pedestrian hit by a vehicle but found the effect of an entanglement
Since the September crash, Ashley Diaz continues to battle infections from her wounds, and underwent a partial amputation of her leg
The 29-year-old victim remains in critical condition
Approximately 100 members of Boston Fire, plus Boston EMS crews and a surgical team, responded to the collapse and rescued three victims
A Williamson County EMS commander immediately placed a tourniquet and transport was initiated within five minutes
The four first responders acted rapidly to save the motorcyclist whose leg was severed in the crash
Firefighters used an aerial apparatus to access the patient, video shows
Fire/EMS officials called in a team of surgeons to perform the rare field amputation after a tree fell on the victim’s house, trapping his leg
Intermountain Healthcare Life Flight Paramedic Jason Sorenson died Monday night, four days after the crash of the small plane
Lexington Paramedic Heather Haynes was getting out of an ambulance in a parking lot when a driver hit the rig, pinning her between the two vehicles
Jody Heglar was sentenced to 15 years for driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license, which was reduced to 14 months of time served and probation
Rory Barros, who was hit by a drunk driver while responding to a crash, explains why giving up has never been an option
Garth Goodwin plans to donate the proceeds from a charity golf tournament in his name to first responder Rory Barros, who lost his leg after being hit by a drunk driver on duty
Rory Barros was hit by a drunk driver while responding to a crash last August
Barry Schroeder, who lost his leg after a motorcycle crash, will get a chance to qualify for the 2022 Paralympics
Six months earlier, Medical City Plano formed the “pre-hospital amputation team” after Collin County firefighters expressed a need
Rory Barros had the operation performed after having 14 surgeries to try and save his leg