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Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy - by Ambulance Victoria
The Ambulance Victoria model for Mental Health and Welbeing Strategy provides a framework for promoting the mental health and wellbeing of people in EMS industry. 
Integrated Emergency Response System in Need - by
Korea prides itself for being superfast at adopting and building new things like none other. The country has proven to be slow and disorganized in its emergency response. This is in part due to Korea’s dispatch centers, such as police, militar
Webby Awards Honor Mobile Health and Fitness Apps - by
As part of the 18th Annual Webby Awards, 11 mobile health applications ranging from personal wellness journals to allergen and symptom trackers were chosen as honorees. WebMD, available for iOS and Android mobile operating systems, provides a sympto
Meet the Tiny Robot Designed to Perform Surgery in Space - by
Astronauts are required to be in top-notch physical condition before they go to space. But, once in space, health issues and even accidents that would be minor on Earth can become quite serious - astronauts aren't given extensive medical training, an
Test in ER Can Rule outHeart Attack - by
Washington: A simple test appears very good at ruling out heart attacks in people who go to emergency rooms with chest pain. A large study in Sweden found that the blood test plus the usual electrocardiogram of the heartbeat were 99 percent accurate
Outcomes of Medical Emergencies on Commercial Airline Flights - by Drew C. Peterson, M.D., Christian Martin-Gill, M.D., M.P.H., Francis X. Guyette, M.D., M.P.H., Adam Z. Tobias, M.D., M.P.H., Catherine E. McCarthy, B.S., Scott T. Harrington, M.D., Theodore R. Delbridge, M.D., M.P.H., and Donald M. Yealy, M.D.
Source: New England Journal of Medicine,May 30, 2013 Background: Worldwide, 2.75 billion passengers fly on commercial airlines annually. When in-flight medical emergencies occur, access to care is limited. We describe in-flight medical emergencies a
Emergency Management and Incident Market: Forecasts and Analysis (2013 - 2018) - by
Emergency Management and Incident Management systems and solutions are experiencing a rapid adoption in developed and developing countries. Many government organizations and enterprises are adopting new methodologies for planning, preparing, and resp
How-to Build an EMS System in Six Basic Steps - by JASON FRIESEN, MPH, EMT-P, Founder TREK Medics International
  Ambulance services shine most brightly in preventing premature death and disability by way of basic life support (BLS). While advanced life support (ALS) may be more effective in treating certain medical conditions, there’s little argum
Academic College of Emergency Experts in India's INDO-US Joint Working Group (JWG) White Paper on the Integrated Emergency Communication Response Service in India: Much More than Just a Number! - by Anuja Joshi, Prasad Rajhans, Sagar Galwankar, Bonnie Arquilla, Mamta Swaroop, Stanislaw Stawicki, Bidhan Das, Praveen Aggarwal, Sanjeev Bhoi, OP Kalra
The proposal for an integrated national emergency number for India is garnering a lot of enthusiasm and stimulating debate. This ambitious project has a two-part paradigm shift to set in; the first being the integration into a single number and the i
Signs of 'Sudden' Cardiac Death May Come Weeks Before - by Sumeet Chug: Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, LA, USA
Signs of approaching "sudden" cardiac arrest, an electrical malfunction that stops the heart, usually appear at least a month ahead of time, according to a study of middle-age men in Portland, Oregon. "We're looking at how to identify the Tim Russer
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