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The death of a firefighter attendee and the wounding of three others, including former President Trump, is a tragic reminder of gunshot wound assessment and treatment challenges
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Corey Comperatore, a former Buffalo Township Volunteer Fire Company chief, used his body as a shield to protect his wife and daughter as bullets rang out, loved ones say
A technical sergeant for the Air National Guard rushed through the crowd, knelt at the side of former FF Corey Comperatore’s head and pressed a towel against the wound
Former Buffalo Township Volunteer Fire Company chief Corey Comperatore “died a hero” when he “dove on his family to protect them,” Gov. Josh Shapiro said
Trump campaign statement thanks law enforcement, first responders and says “he is fine and is being checked out at a local medical facility”
UC Health Lifeline One Flight crew and Longmont residents were hailed as heroes for saving the life of a shooting victim
League City EMS plans to be carrying whole blood on all of its ambulances in two years
How Cushing’s Triad and the mechanism of injury help distinguish increased intracranial pressure from shock
An initial visual assessment can identify threats to you and your patient before you narrow down a differential diagnosis
Go back to the basics with a thorough understanding of pediatric appearance, breathing and circulation warning signs, and the cardinal rule of pediatric assessment
Approximately 100 people were attending a party at the Somerset County park when the explosion occurred
Three patients were flown to mainland hospitals after the boat they were in crashed into a Florida Keys bridge
It took first responders 30 minutes to locate the victim in the Lafayette explosion
Braintree and Canton firefighters and medics started the whole blood transfusion on the crash victim during transport to the hospital
The Independence Day holiday can increase the number of intoxicated patients and bystanders you’re likely to encounter on your shift so be careful out there
Deer Park Assistant Fire Chief Dominic Albanese said the crash was horrible and will be tough for the community
Three motorcyclists were killed in the crash on I-5 near Camp Pendelton
A Brevard County spokesperson said the woman was struck “through the leg” by the umbrella
Understand why blood pressure and heart rate may not be a good early indicator of a hypovolemic shock state
When shock is suspected, it’s important to identify which stage you’re working with
A review of shock stages, signs and symptoms and treatments for the EMT or paramedic student
Waveform capnography provides real-time feedback that BLS providers can use to make treatment decisions and improve care
To make an effective splint, focus on the craft rather than focusing on the device
Abbott EMS personnel faced a man who had both legs amputated after being run over by train
Honolulu Emergency Services Department said Lifeguard Tamayo Perry died while surfing off the island of Oahu
Incident at Kings Island Central theme park in Mason began when the patient entered a restricted area to get his keys
Oakland police said several people were wounded during a sideshow shooting following a Juneteenth celebration that had thousands in attendance