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What Would You Do? Excessive ambulance speed during patient transport–
Your partner is driving the ambulance too fast for conditions en route to the hospital. Dr. David Tan and Steve Whitehead discuss this scenario. Listen to what they have to say and add your ideas in the comments section about the importance of red lights and sirens transport.
What Would You Do? Best care for a patient after multiple lift-assist calls–
A patient has called for a lift assist twice in the last 24 hours, but refuses transport. Family is unable to stay with the patient and wants her to got to the hospital. Dr. Tan and Steve Whitehead discuss this commonly encountered scenario. Listen to what they have to say and share your thoughts in the comments.
50 at homeless shelter ill from suspected food poisoning–
EMTs received multiple reports of people vomiting, and used a bus to transport those sickened to area hospitals
Minn. medics drive mental health patients hundreds of miles for care–
Psychiatric patient transfers take ambulance crews out of the communities they are supposed to serve for hours at a time
Stretcher carrying shooting victim tips over–
EMS providers were loading him into an ambulance when the stretcher overturned and he fell to the ground
Time lapse of ambulances picking up 131 patients–
The AMR transfer of patients to California's new UCSF Mission Bay Campus required 41 ambulances and more than 110 caregivers over eight and a half hours.
Grady EMS creates promo video for alternate transport sites–
It shows a model that leverages community partnerships to transport patients to alternate care sites and reduce ED visits.
Nurse Nina Pham speaks from hospital bed before Ebola transport to Md.–
She spoke into a camera from her hospital bed in Dallas before being transported to Md. where she's being treated at one of the four isolation units in the country
Pa. ambulance breaks down transporting baby days after safety investigation–
Keystone Quality Transport is under further scrutiny after an ambulance lost a tire while transporting a sick infant, days after reports that the state took 30 ambulances off the road
New item on air ambulance saves girl after horse accident–
A supply of blood was added to the tools on a metro air ambulance helicopter just weeks before the incident
How critical care transport training helps EMTs, patients–
Chris Cebollero explains the importance of specialized training programs for critical care transports, and discusses his book on the subject
World Cup stretcher fail–
Here's a look at what not to do when your patient is on a stretcher
Vegas Fire takeover of patient transports angers EMTs–
They walked out on the meeting after a city councilman compared the firefighters to quasi doctors and AMR employees to nurses
Vegas Fire & Rescue to increase patient transports–
More calls will be transferred to the city's fire department instead of a private ambulance service
Moving obese patients just got easier–
The latest BEAR connects to a stair chair and is specifically designed to safely transport large patients down multiple stories
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