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MCI trailers provide a critical tool for dealing with emergency incidents
Regularly reviewing and practicing MCI skills will make sure EMS personnel are ready to act when a major incident happens
Keeping patients moving toward definitive treatment through accurate triage of life threats is the key to EMS success at a mass casualty incident
Adair County Health System had set up a triage center at the Greenfield high school after much of town was destroyed
A bus carrying farm workers overturned after it collided with a truck in Marion County
The California Highway Patrol said multiple passengers were ejected in the crash
10 medical stations were in place along the 26.2-mile course
Steve Whitehead breaks down how real-world MCI scenes differ from those we practice
First responders trained in triage and other skills at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
Put your trauma care knowledge to the test on trauma terminology and assessment
Practical takeaways from the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl parade shooting for initial treatment and safe transportation
“Instead of responding to the majority of 999 calls we receive every day, we want to flip that so we only go to those patients who really, really need a double staffed paramedic emergency ambulance quickly.”
Learn from a real-world use case of the rescue strike team and the three phases of deployment
Adopting programs to improve service delivery and agency culture
Snow, fog, smoke and dust: 4 tips for operating in dangerous roadway conditions
After triage, patients were transported to hospitals in Plantation and Fort Lauderdale
Revamped triage criteria streamline decision making and relieve the burden on hospital systems
Peer-reviewed, empirical data is needed to pursue alternative payment structures
Kern EMS Program Manager Jeff Fariss said the county and Hall Ambulance will implement several changes such as call sorting
First responders in Cuyahoga County held an NDMS exercise using a plane full of patients
Several patients were in serious and fair condition after what police called a “targeted and isolated” incident
Multiple departments responded to a crash in Barron County that killed two people and critically injured three
Ukiah hospital’s ‘Trauma Expo’ brings first responders and ED staff together to experience each others’ jobs during an MCI training drill
Saving lives with coordinated trauma care through pre-planning, training and relationship building
A total of 18 EMS providers responded, and 25 Louisville Fire crewmembers assisted with treatment, triage and transport
Takeaways from more than 8M EMS encounters that help inform destination decisions
Frustrated EMS providers described a chaotic scene and said they were uncertain who was in charge, where they should be and how many victims to expect
Take advantage of new resources to prevent over- and under-triage, and to guide transportation decisions
Chesapeake police believe “less than 10" people have died, after officers sent rescue and tactical teams inside to render aid