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First Responders

1,500 IMPD officers to receive trauma kits - March 11, 2014 

EMS World

National Association of EMS Officials (NASEMSO) Washington Update

"What is Data Good For? Better operations and patient care are scarely possible without it".

Prehospital Emergency Care (PEC), the official journal of several national EMS organizations, has published “Evidence Based Guidelines in EMS.” - January 16, 2014 

Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine - March 2014

Understanding Safety in Prehospital Emergency Medical Services of Children - March 26, 2014

Adhering to Field Triage Guidelines Could Save Millions of Dollars - March 28, 2014

Text-to-911 begins in Indiana - May 14, 2014

Lawmaker: First responders need to carry overdose drug - August 13, 2014

Injury Prevention


Proposed Framework for Presenting Injury Data using ICD-10-CM External Cause of Injury Codes - March, 2014


Home Fire Risks Increase

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon Monoxide Safety Sheet

Child Injury

CDC Vital Signs: Child Injury

Youth Violence Prevention Research and Practice: A Public Health Approach


A Strategic Planning Approach to Suicide Prevention


E-cigarettes' liquid drug can also kill - March 24, 2014

Notes from the Field: Calls to Poison Centers for Exposures to Electronic Cigarettes - April 4, 2014

Reports of e-cigarette injury jump amid rising popularity, U.S. data show - April 17, 2014

Spring Cleaning Safety Tips - April 19, 2014

Prescription Drugs

FDA approves new hand-held auto-injector to reverse opioid overdose - April 3, 2014

CDC Vital Signs: Prescription Painkiller Overdoses

Annual Indiana youth survey: Students asked about synthetic marijuana, Rx drugs

Indiana Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Task Force

Legislators urged to act on painkiller addiction

Secret at the Drugstore

Health groups trying to raise awareness of "smurfing"

Columbus on alert after heroin-related deaths

J&J tries new cap to curb fatal Tylenol overdoses

ER study finds 1 in 10 older teens misuse Rx painkillers and sedatives

Drug Overdose deaths continue to plague region


Seniors adjust to obstacles to keep safe at home

Head injuries common in nursing home falls

Fall Prevention Clinic coming to Parkview aging center - March 17, 2014

Occupational Ladder Fall Injuries- U.S., 2011 - April 25, 2014

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Purdue collecting concussion data from soccer players

Parkview Sports Medicine hosts concussion prevention seminar - March 11, 2014

Off-season may not be enough for football players' brains - April 16, 2014

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Child Passenger Deaths Involving Alcohol-Impaired Drivers - May, 5, 2014

Parents can do more to help kids learn to drive safely, researchers say - April 11, 2014

CDC Vital Signs: Teen Drinking and Driving

Motor Vehicle-Pedestrian Collisions and Walking to School: The Role of the Built Environment - April 7, 2014

Pedestrians and Pedal Cyclists

Indiana Pacers Bikeshare - April, 2014


As novice runners hit the open road, experts say take it slow - April 4, 2014

Plyometrics Leaps Into Mainstream-- But Experts Urge Caution

Water Safety

State urges Hoosiers to use caution in water - May 19, 2014

Road Safety

Remember to "Share the Road" - May 22, 2014

Acute Care Facilities

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Access to Trauma Care: Getting the Right Care, at the Right Place, at the Right Time

Emergency Rooms Failing to Meet Seniors' Needs

IU Health first in Indiana to use Google Glass in surgery - February 18, 2014

Injured who lived near closed trauma centers more likely to die - March 13, 2014

Factors associated with the disposition of severely injred patients initially seen at non-trauma center emergency departments - February 19, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - National Hospital Discharge Survey Data Brief - Rural and Urban Hospitals' Role in Providng Inpatient Care, 2010 - April 2014

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