Posts Tagged ‘Emergency medicine’

Household Safety:Tips to Prevent Children From Falling Out of Windows

January 6, 2011

Household Safety: Tips to Prevent Children From Falling Out of Windows (sourced from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center)

As temperatures rise, often so do the windows of peoples’ homes. Some people want to air out their home after a long winter while others do so to get a break from the heat. An unfortunate side effect of open windows is an increase in window falls.


Associations lament severe shortage of medical frontliners

December 15, 2010
Malaysian Red Crescent Society

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Source_Star: Associations lament severe shortage of medical frontliners By WONG PEK MEI

Paramedics are the frontliners in the medical services industry but a severe shortage of those qualified in this field is affecting the lives of the people in emergency cases, particularly road accidents.

There have been cases where hospitals could only send out ambulances with just a driver and a junior nurse, thus depriving victims of the crucial medical aid before they reach the hospitals.