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2012-04-21 23:01:06

The Wilderness Medical Society is partnering with the University of Utah and University of Colorado to introduce the Diploma in Mountain Medicine (DiMM).

Higher Survival Rate for Patients via Helicopter Compared to Ground Transport
2012-04-18 06:27:38

Recent studies by both John Hopkins University and the University of Maryland have found that patients who travel via helicopter have a higher survival rate compared to traveling via ground transport.

2012-04-01 23:02:00

Air Critical Care introduces its new service that offers physicians on any air ambulance flight or medical escort.

2012-03-28 23:00:59

The Maricopa Community Colleges today announced the Fire Science, EMT, and Paramedic programs at Scottsdale Community College (SCC) will transition to Mesa Community College (MCC) beginning this

2012-03-28 00:32:01

Paramedics can reduce someone's chances of having a cardiac arrest or dying by 50 percent by immediately administering a mixture of glucose, insulin and potassium ("GIK") to people having a heart attack.

2012-03-27 23:03:46

Despite being 50-year-old technology, bag valve masks are still the standard of care in pre-hospital resuscitation.

2012-03-27 20:32:15

The ambulance service response to emergency calls for elderly falls patients varies widely across the UK.

2012-03-21 14:52:58

Health care practitioners have long understood the importance of "door to balloon” time for heart attack patients—the faster they can get the patient from the door of the hospital to a catheterization lab to open a clogged artery, the better the patient will do.


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  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
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