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2011-11-18 03:46:07

Fatigue and poor sleep quality, which affect many emergency medical services (EMS) workers, are linked to higher reported rates of injuries, medical errors and safety-compromising behaviors.

2011-11-17 10:53:35

Poor perceptions about workplace safety culture among emergency medical services (EMS) workers is associated with negative patient and provider safety outcomes -- the first time such a link has been shown in the pre-hospital setting.

2011-11-14 10:00:00

The mountainous coastal regions of California, though beautiful, involve rugged terrain that makes the delivery of first aid by the local Disaster Aid Response Team an often difficult endeavor.

2011-11-04 10:22:09

Disco Science is better than no music at all at helping to deliver the required number of chest compressions (CPR) to save a heart attack victim's life before s/he gets to hospital.

2011-10-26 19:00:00

According to the National Registry of EMTs, the National Average Pass Rate for Paramedics went from 70% in 2010 to 72% in 2011.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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