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How to use the lost art of auscultatory percussion to evaluate suspected long bone fractures
Keeping patients moving toward definitive treatment through accurate triage of life threats is the key to EMS success at a mass casualty incident
Blood pressure may be the vital sign we measure the most and understand the least
The victim was installing a water pipe in Noblesville when sides of the trench collapsed
Portland Fire Rescue said the person survived after possibly coming in contact with a 57,000-volt power line
A bus carrying farm workers overturned after it collided with a truck in Marion County
After recovering from her injuries, Nicole Goslant was able to meet the Health First First Flight crew that saved her life
Torin Slaughter is raising money to install about 100 Stop the Bleed kits at Case High School
CEO of the Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association said no significant changes to EMS operations are anticipated
In a concise one-hour course, participants will learn three essential steps to control bleeding
Patients in the Pilot Point explosion suffered varying degrees of burns
Escambia County firefighters extricated the driver and two occupants of the house
Two drivers were wounded in the I-10 shooting in the Florida panhandle
Memorization of acronyms does not necessarily translate to understanding; here’s a breakdown of what DCAP-BTLS means
Follow these tips when responding to a patient with a suspected hip fracture
The DeLand Police Department said the two slammed into each other resulting in “a hard landing”
Paulding County first responders faced a worker buried up to his neck in a 20-foot deep trench
Indianapolis officers faced “a large group of juveniles,” including several who were shot
Boston EMS implements nutrition, physical and mental wellness education, psychological first aid to meet the needs of its members
Resiliency training and a CISM program laid a foundation for the Richmond Ambulance Authority to support its providers’ mental health
An infant is in critical condition after the crash near Muni’s West Portal Station
Jim Meyer suffered a broken vertebra and multiple skull fractures when the tree struck him during training
Birmingham firefighters worked to rescue the driver from under the beam, estimated to weigh 60,000 pounds
Las Vegas officers relied on EMS training, IFAKs when they found the wounded professor
Grady EMS paramedics will be the first in Atlanta to do blood transfusions in the field
A shopper described the scene as chaotic when an SUV crashed into the Canton Township store’s main entrance
The Crawfordsville pilot program is expected to increase a patient’s chance of survival
The new instructor program is tailored for police and other first responders seeking to teach their communities how to Stop the Bleed
Gila Bend Paramedic Cody Jordan was critically injured when the cab unexpectedly fell on him