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Palm Beach State hosts first EMS competition

Professional emergency medical services teams from Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties competed today in Palm Beach State College’s first EMS Panther Challenge, held at the Public Safety Training Center on the Lake Worth campus. 198 more words

Campus & Community

Continuity of Care

Creating a seamless continuity of care can be challenging in the pre-hospital setting, especially when attempting to give effective hand-off’s to hospital personnel who are often stretched because of patient volumes, staffing, etc. 52 more words

Medmerge Information

Operator Helps Childbirth

Last week, a man rang an emergency number requesting help for his wife who was in labour. Before the dispatcher got through to the emergency medical services, she offered some advice that helped in the safe birth of the child. 134 more words


OK, this one just sent me over the edge. The USFS ticketed a rescuer for not getting out of the way. The rescuer had rappelled down and stabilized an injured climber on a ledge.

News Report and Video of the Rescue

Watch the video or read the transcript then go make a comment! I would also suggest you contact your congressman and let them know the actions of the… 578 more words

Rock Climbing

Rescue of man clinging to ledge by Black Hawk helicopter in N.C. captured on video

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A mountain climber is recovering after a serious fall near Linville Gorge in Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina on Monday. A helicopter rescue saved the climber’s life. 185 more words


I Heart Research. But Why?

A few weeks ago, I requested from our design department, as a give-away for our conference booth, pins that read, “I {heart} research.” I thought they’d be a little trendy, a little offbeat for a research organization—a little fun. 781 more words

Changes In Emergency Care