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Safety cultures in EMS agencies vary widely, study finds

A survey of emergency medical services (EMS) agencies from across the country found wide variation in perceptions of workplace safety culture—providing a tool that might point to potential patient safety threats, according ...

dateSep 02, 2010 in Other
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The terror of childbirth under siege

One Abstract published Online by The Lancet gives the harrowing accounts of women who had to give birth during the Israeli assault on the Gaza strip in December 2008 and January 2009. The paper is by Sahar Hassan and Laura ...

dateJul 01, 2010 in Health
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Parents: Be mindful of hazardous holiday ornaments

A new study from Children's Hospital Boston's Division of Emergency Medicine has found that holiday decorations, particularly glass ornaments, are one more safety hazard parents must consider during the season. A review of ...

dateDec 14, 2009 in Health
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