FEMA Handbook for EMS Medical Directors: Stakeholders, Becoming a Director, Oversight, Dynamics, Staffing, Dispatch, Search and Rescue, Hazmat, Education, Standards, Best Practices, Ambulance Service

FEMA Handbook for EMS Medical Directors: Stakeholders, Becoming a Director, Oversight, Dynamics, Staffing, Dispatch, Search and Rescue, Hazmat, Education, Standards, Best Practices, Ambulance Service

The purpose of this handbook is to provide assistance to both new and experienced medical directors as they strive to provide the highest quality of out-of-hospital emergency medical care to their communities and foster excellence within their agencies. The handbook will provide the new medical director with a fundamental orientation to the roles that define […]

United States Marine Corps  TCCC / TC3 FIELD MEDICAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN STUDENT SLIDES, STUDY GUIDE & Related Course Materials

United States Marine Corps TCCC / TC3 FIELD MEDICAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN STUDENT SLIDES, STUDY GUIDE & Related Course Materials

Includes well over 1,100 total pages and slides! PRINCIPLES OF TCCC • fundamentally different than civilian medicine – Unique wounds – Tactical conditions • “Good medicine may be bad tactics”  • Three primary goals: 1) Treat the casualty 2) Prevent additional casualties 3) Complete the mission PHASES OF TCCC • TCCC is divided into three […]

Central Pathology Service Medical Clinic Inc. V. Superior Court Of Los Angeles County

Central Pathology Service Medical Clinic Inc. V. Superior Court Of Los Angeles County

Real parties in interest (plaintiffs) brought suit against petitioners (defendants) alleging claims based on negligent medical practices. Subsequently, plaintiffs were permitted to amend their complaint to add two causes of action based on intentional tort theories and to claim punitive damages for those intentional torts. The trial court (respondent) concluded Code of Civil Procedure section […]

Factors Predicting Rehabilitative Service Provision in Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury.

Factors Predicting Rehabilitative Service Provision in Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury.

Approximately 300,000 people sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year; however, a limited number receive formal speech-language, occupational, and physical therapy rehabilitation. Consequently, a large number of individuals may not meet their maximum potential outcomes following TBI. Little is known about the factors that may affect access to rehabilitation, the amount of rehabilitation provided […]