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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

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

Injury Prevention


Home Fire Risks Increase

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon Monoxide Safety Sheet

Child Injury

CDC Vital Signs: Child Injury


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

Prescription Drugs

CDC Vital Signs: Prescription Painkiller Overdoses

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

Organization aims to keep prescription drugs locked up

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

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Purdue collecting concussion data from soccer players

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

Motor Vehicle Collisions

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

CDC Vital Signs: Teen Drinking and Driving


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

Plyometrics Leaps Into Mainstream-- But Experts Urge Caution

Acute Care Facilities

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

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