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Petition · Big Island Civil Defense and Fire Department: Please authorize helicopter and boat animal rescues in areas where animals are trapped · Change.org

Axel Kratel started this petition to Big Island Civil Defense and Fire Department and 2 others

The 2018 eruption of Kilauea is unprecedented in strength and volume and has trapped many animals in areas completely surrounded by lava. 388 more words


Journal of Paramedic Practice

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Journal of Paramedic Practice

From the journal website:

Journal of Paramedic Practice (JPP) is the only monthly peer-reviewed and evidence-based journal for the paramedic profession, providing the latest practical, clinical and professional information for all paramedics, including emergency care practitioners and assistants, medical technicians, critical care paramedics, combat medical technicians, and members of voluntary aid societies. 

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Facing the Future - standards for children and young people in emergency care settings - Intercollegiate Committee report

These Standards for Children and Young People in Emergency Care Settings (4th edition) were published in June 2018. They were developed by the Intercollegiate Committee and are aimed at all health professionals working in emergency care. 240 more words

Current Volume (2017)

Tragedy of the ED Commons

In his landmark article, Tragedy of Commons (1968), Garrett Hardin asks, “Is ours a finite world? , a finite world can only support a finite population.” In Hardin’s parable, a single group of herders shares a common pasture. 879 more words


Ascension's latest ad campaign touts online scheduling


St. Louis-based Ascension rolled out a national ad campaign June 4 across television, radio, billboards and direct mail to promote its online scheduling capabilities, which are available in all 22 Ascension markets. 155 more words

Under pressure: Safely managing increased demand in emergency departments

Winter 2017/18 saw an unprecedented demand for health and care support services. Emergency departments bore the brunt of this demand. This report features practical solutions from staff and calls for wider action for health and social care services to work together | Care Quality Commission… 185 more words