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If he were going to surface, he should have done it by now. But in the black all around him he has trouble with the grasping, reaching hands. 360 more words

Writing

5-Year-Old Boy Dies In Septic Tank

The Virginia medical examiner’s office says a 5-year-old boy from Pulaski County, Virginia, whose body was found in a septic tank drowned.

Tracie Cooper, business manager at the office in Roanoke, said Wednesday an autopsy determined that hypothermia also contributed to the March 26 death of Noah Thomas, according to The Associated Press. 107 more words

Abuse

On Platform Four

Emoticon mon amour;

hepatitis or occidental?

Happy, toothy, smiler.

Loner, mon anomie;

hypothermia or

stained glass widow?

Sad, thin faced, woebegone.

Flicking through messages

Waiting for the train… 15 more words

Poetry

MacGyver Medicine

His mind is the ultimate weapon . . . So is yours!

This tagline from the MacGyver television show sums up a lot of how we as medical providers should look at our abilities. 1,487 more words

Assessment

Trauma's Deadly Triad

July 20, 2015

Trauma is defined as an outside force acting on the body causing injury. As EMT’s and patrollers we see trauma frequently, whether through a crash on a ski hill, a significant fall or automobile injury. 676 more words

Shock

More Cold!

June 23, 2014

Happy Summer Everyone. A few months ago as we were facing our record cold winter, we were questioning whether this day would ever come. 64 more words

Hypothermia

Let's Get Cold

June 16, 2014

For today’s Medical Monday, let’s get cold!

As we approach the beginning of summer and some of our warmest temperatures of the year, I thought it would be interesting to learn about Cold Water Survival and Hypothermia. 55 more words

Hypothermia