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2014-05-13 23:06:33

On May 13, 2014, Radiant will present an educational session called “Technology Advances in Emergency and Disaster Management” at the 2014 Texas Emergency Management and Homeland Security Conference in San Antonio, Texas. This is the eighth year that Radiant has participated in the conference. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 On May 13, 2014, Radiant will present an educational session called “Technology Advances in Emergency and Disaster Management” at the 2014 Texas Emergency...

2014-01-07 23:24:01

StatusNet911 will be featured in MCI City Real World Multi-Casualty Emergency Medical Response Demonstration at EMS & First Responder Conference. Greenbelt, MD (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 DataTech911 is pleased to announce that StatusNet911, a cloud-based MCI application, will be featured during the MCI City Real World Multi-Casualty Emergency Medical Response Demonstration at the EMS TODAY Conference, February 5-8, 2014 in Washington DC. The MCI City Real World Multi-Casualty Emergency...

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2011-01-25 11:24:39

A new disaster preparedness tool from Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate calculates casualty estimates In the aftermath of a dirty bomb, hundreds or even thousands of victims could require medical attention. First responders conduct extensive training to prepare for such a cataclysmic event, but planning is difficult without a solid estimate of how many people could be injured. The toll would be influenced by a number of variables. For example, the toll from a dirty bomb...

2008-10-08 15:00:38

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mass casualty incidents -- such as terrorist attacks, pandemic flu outbreaks or natural calamities like earthquakes or hurricanes -- raise the life-and-death reality that existing medical equipment is not adequate to provide treatment for all who need it. One of the most critical gaps is the lack of ventilators for people requiring respiratory support. Disaster specialists and health care professionals know that mass casualty events could mean...

2008-09-14 03:00:24

By Jankosky, Christopher John ABSTRACT On January 8, 2005, the U.S.S. SAN FRANCISCO (SSN 711), a nuclear-powered submarine, collided with a seamount in a remote Pacific Ocean location. The high-speed impact resulted in injuries to 90% of the crew. Subsequent emergency medical response is described as well as the 3-month physical and psychological morbidity. Recommendations for medical training, equipment, and policy for workers in isolated environments are discussed. INTRODUCTION...


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