TITLE

National Emergency Medical Services Week -- May 18-24, 2008

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;5/16/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 19, p528
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the National Emergency Medical Services Week in the U.S. The special event will take place from May 18-24, 2008. Pre-hospital emergency medical services (EMS) are tasked to determine the severity of injury, initiate medical management and identify appropriate facility to which to transport the patient at an injury scene. A series of fact sheets on the treatment of blast injuries will be released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in support of the National EMS Week.
ACCESSION #
32197804

 

Related Articles

  • CDC officials want physicians to 'Get Smart' about antibiotic use. Foster, Melissa // Infectious Diseases in Children;Nov2010, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p1 

    The article provides information on the Get Smart comprehensive programs of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including the Get Smart About Antibiotics Week which will be held from November 15 to 21, 2010.

  • CDC updates field triage guidelines for emergency medical service providers. Davis, Pete // AHA News;2/6/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p7 

    The article reports on the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) release of an updated guidance for emergency medical service providers that triage and transport trauma patients.

  • CRAMMED CITY EDs.  // Trustee;Mar2007, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p7 

    The article focuses on the problems of urban emergency departments (EDs), based on a report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to the report, urban EDs are experiencing nursing shortages, ambulance diversions and overcrowding. Almost 63.7 percent of U.S....

  • CDC puts the spotlight on pandemic flu preparedness.  // Nation's Health;Jun/Jul2007, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p27 

    The article reports on the use of the National Public Health Week by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to increase awareness and knowledge about pandemic influenza preparedness. Throughout the week, CDC hosted activities that targeted both employees and the general...

  • Air Quality Awareness Week -- April 30-May 4, 2012.  // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/27/2012, Vol. 61 Issue 16, p292 

    The article offers information on the Air Quality Awareness Week to be held by the collaboration of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on April 30-May 4, 2012.

  • National Infant Immunization Week -- April 24-30, 2005.  // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/15/2005, Vol. 54 Issue 14, p361 

    Provides information on the National Infant Immunization Week to be held in the U.S. on April 24-30, 2005. Percentage decrease in the vaccine-preventable diseases in the country; Activities to be held; Materials included in a public education campaign to be introduced by the U.S. Centers for...

  • Study examines ED wait time for doctors and patients: STAT! Kimball, Rob // Medical Device Daily;8/12/2008, Vol. 12 Issue 174, p1 

    The article reports on a statistical analysis from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control which concluded that the average time that hospital emergency room patients wait to see a doctor has grown from about 38 minutes to almost an hour over the past decade. It notes that the problem has increase...

  • New Products.  // Contemporary Pediatrics;Jul2007, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p94 

    The article evaluates several products in pediatrics including the "Heads Up: Brain Injury in Your Practice" toolkit from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Mobile Option for the EasyStand Evolv Youth, and the PEDI Slide Chart for pediatric health care emergency.

  • Speaking out.  // Emergency Nurse;Dec2004, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p2 

    Reports on the participation of emergency care staff at the Anti-Bullying Week in November 2004 by highlighting the need to protect children from attack. Suggestions for ensuring that children at risk of bullying are identified and supported.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics