Tag: "rescuers" at medical news
New CPR Guidelines issued by Heart Association
...tors. At least 35 percent of trained and untrained rescuers
are wrong about whether or not a victim has a pulse. The United Kingdom and European Resuscitation Councils have already successfully deleted pulse checks by lay people from CPR training. Pulse check is not effective. Even health care workers have di...
Trade Center Collapse Caused Lung Ailments in Rescuers
...st and pollutants during the rescue operation. The rescuers
seem to be suffering a rare type of lung condition which showed up a year after the catastrophe. Medical specialists from the Fire Department and from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine found that 13 firefighters and emergency medical service ...
Ukrainian Town Under A Canopy Of Toxic Skies
...ments of yellow phosphorus.According to officials, rescuers
have righted three of 15 overturned tanker cars, and will transport them back to Kazakhstan, where they came from. Firefighters sprayed fire-suppressing foam on the damaged tankers to prevent new blazes. Phosphorus compounds are used chiefly in fer...
500 Pound Man Rescued After 12 Hour Ordeal From Wisconsin River
...licated the effort to get him out. As many as 50 rescuers
on the ground responded, with the first reaching R...only several feet downstream per hoist. Finally, rescuers
created a floating platform by lashing three canoes together and placing four boards across them. ...