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Tuesday, October 25, 2016


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Medical helicopter struck by drunk driver on highway
26 soldiers graduate from NC paramedic course
NTSB to probe Calif. bus crash that left 13 dead, 31 hurt
Pa. EMS teams provide disaster relief to hurricane-stricken areas: The team set up two custom tents for treatment rooms and a pharmacy, as well as living quarters
NEMSMA announces new president-elect: Brian LaCroix has served as a volunteer firefighter, EMT, paramedic and educator
Federal lawmakers to hold discussion on heroin epidemic: In 2014, Florida's Manatee County led all 67 counties in heroin overdose deaths per capita
Okla. woman fleeing hit-and-run crashes into ambulance
Paramedics deliver baby on Mass. highway
Drug overdoses on the rise in Tenn. county
Texas cop saves unresponsive 3-year-old
Va. police to carry Narcan
Authorities: Skydiver dies after hitting sign in Ill.
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Why cybersecurity is important for EMS leaders
By Paul Trusty & Matt Zavadsky, EMS1 Columnists
Cybersecurity, a real and credible threat to EMS agencies, is an additional risk for EMS leaders to understand and manage.
Maintain security 
Administering dextrose during cardiac arrest improves outcomes
By Kenny Navarro, EMS1 Columnist
Understand why dextrose given during prehospital resuscitation from cardiac arrest may decrease the chance of survival to hospital discharge
What to know 
6 ways paramedics can improve their wellness
By Bryan Fass, EMS1 Columnist
Understand the importance of balancing clean eating with stress to achieve your wellness, fitness and health goals.
Care for yourself 
3 things to know about capnography and advanced airways
By Sean Hulsman, EMS1 Contributor
Waveform capnography verifies endotracheal tube placement and gives EMS providers invaluable feedback on patients after advanced airways have been placed.
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Powerful tips for moving EMS patients
Patient handling is a skill EMTs and paramedics use on nearly every patient contact.
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How to handle emotionally disturbed patients
How to use the RACE scale for stroke severity
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327Man ODs on elephant tranquilizer, gets 5 doses of Narcan
187Medical helicopter struck by drunk driver on highway
1685 costly EMS documentation mistakes
88Texas cop saves unresponsive 3-year-old
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