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Animal bites and envenomations pose some interesting challenges to EMS providers
When faced with dangerous microorganisms, St. Francis Hospital and the SDPD turned to SteraMist to save time, money and labor
CDC issues Health Advisory Network Health Advisory, for healthcare workers to be aware of the Ebola outbreak
Researchers, clinicians at UC San Diego Health used “COMPOSER” with over 100,000 digital records of sepsis patients, to calculate a lower mortality rate
Exploring the infection control benefits of chlorhexidine, alcohol, betadine and povidone iodine-alcohol
Since the September crash, Ashley Diaz continues to battle infections from her wounds, and underwent a partial amputation of her leg
First responders can cut down on time spent eliminating pathogens using a single-step method of cleaning
The emergency use authorization for the monoclonal antibody therapy has been expanded to include prevention for those exposed to COVID-19
Official fears that ambulances waiting at hospitals to offload patients will prolong 911 response times
Converse spent its CARES Act money on the Infectious Disease Response Units, which feature several technological upgrades
Recent first responder LODDs underscore the virus’ devastating impact on public safety
Join us as we analyze what the results of a recent survey reveal about provider perceptions about COVID-19 and influenza vaccination
In this episode learn the 5 diagnoses for altered mental status that can kill your patient emergently
EMS providers from MedStar Mobile Healthcare create art out of COVID-19 clearance bands