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May 2015

Sydney-made Burmese bicycle ambulance

Pioneering hand surgeon Professor W. Bruce Conolly is celebrated for his work at Sydney Hospital, but it is he and his wife's latest project that may prove it is often the smallest acts that make the biggest impacts on people's lives. Dr…

EMS response to Pediatric disasters

Of 3,700 EMS agencies surveyed in 2005, 86% lacked a pediatrics-specific mass-casualty plan, and 80% did not use a pediatric triage plan. EMS agencies need to do more to provide supplemental training and ensure competency in pediatric care…

What to do in case of snakebite

Knowing what to do in case of snakebite could be the difference between life and death of a patient. At least one type of venomous snake can be found in every state of USA, except Alaska and Hawaii. The World Health Organization…