An Age-Old Problem Needs Modern Solution
- 24 Hour Emergency Hotline available. // Edgewood Enterprise (TX);7/16/2009, Vol. 102 Issue 28, p1
The article announces the availability of the 24-hour emergency hotline in Texas.
- How to Honor and Remember a Saint. Evans, Bruce // Fire Chief;Oct2004, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p20
Reflects on the celebration of emergency medical services (EMS) advocate James O. Page's contributions to fire service in the U.S. Legacy in EMS; Reputation as a fire service leader; Advancement of his principles of patient care and service.
- Invest in the Future. Wilmoth, Janet // Fire Chief;Jul2005, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p6
Comments on the development of new programs to teach young people about the opportunities in the fire and emergency services in the U.S. Promotion of mobility and economic self-sufficiency through literacy, education, job training, community service and leadership; Creation of a program that...
- The New DAN Emergency Hotline. McTaggart, Christine // Alert Diver;Winter2010, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p15
The article offers information on the new emergency hotline of Divers Emergency Network (DAN), which is +1-919-684-9111.
- Emergency Preparedness & Response. Mitzel, Bill // Professional Safety;Jun2007, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p60
The article discusses the key elements of an effective emergency preparedness program developed by Unigard Insurance Group in Bellevue, Washington. It includes the details on the emergency response team (ERT) structure and support, employee emergency training requirements and employee's roles...
- ARES: Maintaining Relevance in a Changing World. Cole, Herbert // QST;Sep2010, Vol. 94 Issue 9, p96
The article focuses on how the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) can improve its performance of public service in 2010. ARES leaders need to adopt the qualities of professional emergency managers. They may undergo an Incident Command System (ICS) training that discusses several topics...
- The teleambulance. Adeyinka, Michael // Journal of Telemedicine & Telecare;Mar1996 Supplement 1, Vol. 2, p76
The teleambulance aims to facilitate adequate medical treatment by initiating and guaranteeing maximum preparation and immediate hospital handling of the patient either at the scene of an incident or during transportation. Following the problem definition and the identification of the medical...
- FRONTING UP TO A CIVIL EMERGENCY. Vickery, Julie // Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand;Oct2004, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p22
The article presents the author's experience of maintaining services and caring for patients during the developing civil emergency in the lower North Island. I arrived at our Palmerston North Hospital base to find that the night nurse was running late. She had been to visit a patient near...
- Where's the Emergency? Neidig, Craig; Seppi, Joseph R. // GEOWorld;Jul2005, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p34
Focuses on the West Virginia Statewide Addressing and Mapping Board (WVSAMB) whose mission is to provide city-type addresses for the state's rural areas to ensure that they are accorded access to the same level of prompt and accurate emergency service as urban areas. Component of WVSAMB; Amount...