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Lifting a patient can be completely uneventful or it can make you a viral internet star
Matt Streger, Brian Hupp and Simon Claridge discuss patient and provider safety devices and protocols
Stryker’s Xpedition powered stair chair can navigate tight corners, and descend or ascend with ease
EMTs, paramedics and firefighters have a responsibility to identify fall hazards and share prevention tips with patients and at the public events we host
“I am not willing to give our health for him,” Sacramento Firefighter Timothy John Keyes wrote on Facebook, according to a disciplinary letter
The Gwinnett County contract includes gear such as power stretchers and chest compression tools
Download your copy, featuring red lights and siren myths, traffic incident management and safe lifting tips
Warning signs and a checklist for evaluating patients after a lift assist
TBI risk factors, managing patient refusals and oxygenation tips for treating head injuries
“People thoroughly enjoy being here and responding to people in the community,” said Cass County EMS B shift Supervisor Melissa Barrie
Helping a fall patient back into bed, a chair or onto the ambulance cot should launch risk mitigation in the patient’s home to prevent future falls
A new, gas-powered rig offers lower anticipated repair costs over diesel, the Northshire Rescue Squad reported
The two Warwick firefighters underwent investigation following a patient’s death
Partnership between St. Charles Health and Crook County Fire & Rescue continues to meet local need
The clinical, cognitive and potential risk considerations in lift-assists, which are more complex than we realize