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August 2022

Dallas Paramedic Avoids Felony Injury Charges

By |2022-08-23T07:58:52-04:00August 23rd, 2022|Categories: EMS mental health, In the field, Uncategorized|

Dallas Fire Department Fire Fighter/Paramedic Brad Cox will not be charged with a felony as per last week’s Grand Jury. Prosecutors were seeking an indictment of injury to a disabled person. Cox’s engine was reportedly called to a grass fire on a section of frontage road along interstate 30 in 2019. Cox is seen on video [...]

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

By |2022-08-10T17:44:48-04:00August 10th, 2022|Categories: In the field, Uncategorized|

  It won’t be too long before we enter carbon monoxide (CO) season.  CO as we know is a colorless, odorless gas that prevents oxygen (O2) from binding to our hemoglobin.  In the United States somewhere between 170 and 400 people die every year of CO poisoning from nonautomotive sources.  These sources can be house fires, [...]

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