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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
The effort to build a multimillion-dollar memorial to the 49 people killed in the Orlando shooting was disbanded last year
Nine patients were injured by gunfire in the downtown Madison shooting
Several people were injured, some trapped in portable toilets at the Topsham Fairgrounds
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue medics transported 22 patients due to a CO leak from a water heater
Akron authorities stated dozens of victims had been transported to local hospitals
Allegheny County police stated an altercation took place inside a Penn Hills bar and several people opened fire
An explosion inside a Youngstown building collapsed the first floor into the basement
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
Keeping patients moving toward definitive treatment through accurate triage of life threats is the key to EMS success at a mass casualty incident
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