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Feb. 25, 2010
Volume 254
The Research Review
By Kenny Navarro, EMS1 columnist
There is a growing body of evidence suggesting hyperventilation of intubated head-injured patients increases both morbidity and mortality. As a result, medical directors stress the importance of maintaining capnography levels within normal limits when assisting ventilation. But what does this mean for your system? Full Column
Device saves Calif. medics' backs
Butte County, Calif., paramedics allow a news reporter to demonstrate the hydraulic lift system of an electronic gurney Monday. The device prevents responder injuries while providing extra comfort to patients. (Image KHSL)
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Featured News
Two Fairfax County firefighters were struck by an SUV driven by an EMS supervisor Tuesday evening as they attempted to help a cyclist who had been hit by a car. The cyclist and one of the firefighters were flown by helicopter to a local hospital. Both firefighters were treated and released, but the incident highlights the need for responders to be continuously aware of their surroundings. Full Article

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PriZm™ II technology is now available in perimeter lights. This patent-pending dual reflector LED technology provides a brighter signal for superior visibility and safety. PriZm™ II Perimeter Lights are available in amber, red, blue, white or green LEDS. PriZm™ II 12-LED lightheads feature an option for a left/right split pattern.
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Everyday EMS Products
By Greg Friese, EMS1 Columnist
During an MCI, supplies on responding ambulances may not be adequate for on-scene treatment. Unless those ambulances are unloaded before they initiate transport, many of the extra supplies they contain will not be available for the remainder of the incident. Find out how mass casualty supply trailers can solve this problem. Full Column

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New software will aid Mass. paramedics

Tenn. ambulances readied for new computer systems

Car collision kills 4 in NM

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