How Beijing Turned China ’s Covid-19 Tragedy to Its Advantage
The Communist Party ’s success in reclaiming the narrative has proved to the world its ability to rally the people to its side, no matter how stumbling its actions might be. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Li Yuan Tags: China Wuhan (China) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Propaganda Politics and Government Computers and the Internet Censorship Social Media Communist Party of China Fang Fang (Author) Source Type: news

Protecting Mental Health of Families in a Pandemic
Credit: Unsplash /Melanie Wasser. By Ifeanyi Nsofor and Shubha NageshABUJA, Jan 22 2021 (IPS) Dealing with COVID-19-related city lockdowns has been exceptionally stressful, particularly for those parents who have had to balance work, personal life, children and elderly, providing home schooling or facilitating virtual learning, managing infection control within the home, and more, all while being disconnected from support services. Beyond all this, other mediators and moderators play a key role in outcomes for parents and children, including their function and adaptation – sociodemographic, exposure, negative events,...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ifeanyi Nsofor and Shubha Nagesh Tags: Education Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Alphabet is shutting down Loon, its internet balloon company
"The road to commercial viability has proven much longer and riskier than hoped." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ADL hails Big Tech censors: CEOs are 'the 4th branch of govt,' 'they're trying to hold the country together'
(Natural News) America is not held together by the people but by a cadre of CEOs who censor the internet in accordance with the demands of the Anti-Defamation League, according to ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt. (Article by Chris Menahan republished from InformationLiberation.com) “CEOs have become the fourth branch of government,” said Jonathan Greenblatt, chief executive of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bernie Sanders Is Once Again the Star of a Meme
The Vermont senator was cold, but comfortable. The internet noticed. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicide-related internet searches during early stages of COVID-19 pandemic
This study monitored suicide-related internet search rates during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States and researchers report searches for suicide decreased during that time. Although this study cannot independently confirm that changes in search rates were caused by changes in population-level suicide rates, it showed that COVID-19 may have been inversely associated with population suicide trends between March and July 2020. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 21, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Foreign leaders are now condemning US regime for brutal censorship of American citizens
(Natural News) Despite Angela Merkel’s difficult relationship with President Trump, the German Chancellor made it clear that she is outraged over the decision by Twitter, Facebook, and Google to collectively banish the president from the Internet in the final week of his term. (Article republished from Revolver.news) But Merkel’s statement, which attracted much attention in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bristol ’ s Smart Internet Lab helps accelerate UK ’ s capabilities in drone operations
Experts from the University of Bristol are among a UK-wide consortium that is pushing the boundaries of drone development and aviation capabilities. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 18, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Business and Enterprise, Research; Faculty of Engineering; Press Release Source Type: news

Dividing America into red/blue countries gaining support - with mass attacks against conservatives happening now, would you favor or oppose splitting America into two separate entities?
(Natural News) On Wednesday, ANP discussed the need for an entire conservative internet networking chain, as social media and big tech companies drop the hammer on all conservative users. From media to social media, chat forums to hosting services, an entire portion of the internet needs to turn red. (Article by Susan Duclos republished from AllNewsPipeline.com) Perhaps... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lawrenceville, Georgia Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Unapproved Drugs and Smuggling of Goods
FDA OCI, George Kuiper, Lawrenceville GA, conspiracy, unapproved drugs, distribution, unlawful smuggling, internet pharmacy, various websites, prescription drugs, Schedule IV controlled substance, foreign sources, modafinil, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - January 15, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Former Beaumont Employees and Medical Device Distributor Charged with Wire Fraud for a Scheme to Steal Medical Devices
FDA OCI, Paul Purdy, Beavercreek OH, Valdet Seferovic, Auburn Hills MI, Zafar Khan, Fenton MI, wire fraud, medical devices, steal, medical supplies, Beaumont Hospital, cystoscopes, contaminated, ophthalmoscopes, otoscopes, internet, sold, Wholesale Medical& Surgical Suppliers of America, indictmen (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - January 15, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Expanded Vaccine Rollout in U.S. Spawns a New Set of Problems
By JANIE HAR, JENNIFER PELTZ and ALLEN G. BREED Associated Press The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots. Mississippi’s Health Department stopped taking new appointments the same day it began accepting them because of a “monumental surge” in requests. People had to wait hours to book vaccinations through a state website or a toll-free number Tuesday and Wednesday, and many were booted off the site because of technical problems and had to start o...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 15, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

Expanded Vaccine Rollout in U.S. Spawns a New Set of Problems
By JANIE HAR, JENNIFER PELTZ and ALLEN G. BREED Associated Press The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots. Mississippi’s Health Department stopped taking new appointments the same day it began accepting them because of a “monumental surge” in requests. People had to wait hours to book vaccinations through a state website or a toll-free number Tuesday and Wednesday, and many were booted off the site because of technical problems and had to start o...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 15, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

Expanded Vaccine Rollout in U.S. Spawns a New Set of Problems
By JANIE HAR, JENNIFER PELTZ and ALLEN G. BREED Associated Press The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots. Mississippi’s Health Department stopped taking new appointments the same day it began accepting them because of a “monumental surge” in requests. People had to wait hours to book vaccinations through a state website or a toll-free number Tuesday and Wednesday, and many were booted off the site because of technical problems and had to start o...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 15, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

Expanded Vaccine Rollout in U.S. Spawns a New Set of Problems
By JANIE HAR, JENNIFER PELTZ and ALLEN G. BREED Associated Press The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots. Mississippi’s Health Department stopped taking new appointments the same day it began accepting them because of a “monumental surge” in requests. People had to wait hours to book vaccinations through a state website or a toll-free number Tuesday and Wednesday, and many were booted off the site because of technical problems and had to start o...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 15, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

Expanded Vaccine Rollout in U.S. Spawns a New Set of Problems
By JANIE HAR, JENNIFER PELTZ and ALLEN G. BREED Associated Press The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots. Mississippi’s Health Department stopped taking new appointments the same day it began accepting them because of a “monumental surge” in requests. People had to wait hours to book vaccinations through a state website or a toll-free number Tuesday and Wednesday, and many were booted off the site because of technical problems and had to start o...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 15, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

Expanded Vaccine Rollout in U.S. Spawns a New Set of Problems
By JANIE HAR, JENNIFER PELTZ and ALLEN G. BREED Associated Press The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots. Mississippi’s Health Department stopped taking new appointments the same day it began accepting them because of a “monumental surge” in requests. People had to wait hours to book vaccinations through a state website or a toll-free number Tuesday and Wednesday, and many were booted off the site because of technical problems and had to start o...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 15, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

Parler sues Amazon for terminating hosting services in a discriminatory, monopolistic fashion
(Natural News) Social media platform Parler filed a lawsuit on Monday, Jan. 11, against Amazon in Washington State, claiming that the Seattle-based tech giant violated their contract. The suit was filed in response to the suspension of Parler’s account from Amazon Web Services, which effectively shut down the service from the internet. Parler asked a judge to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicide-related Internet search queries in India following media reports of a celebrity suicide: an interrupted time series analysis - Armstrong G, Haregu T, Arya V, Vijayakumar L, Sinyor M, Niederkrotenthaler T, Spittal MJ.
On June 14, 2020, media reported that Sushant Singh Rajput, a 34 ‐year‐old male Bollywood star, had died by suicide. He had starred in television and cinema for over a decade, with highly prominent roles that reached a broad cross‐section of the co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Google admits to removing local news content in 'experiment'
In recent days internet users have reported Australian news sites disappearing from Google’s search function, with old content and links... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zoom Funeral Tips
Holding a funeral or memorial on a videoconferencing platform like Zoom offers several advantages: It ’s easy for distant guests to attend, and you can record it. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Steven Birenbaum Tags: Families and Family Life Content Type: Service Funerals and Memorials Videophones and Videoconferencing Computers and the Internet Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Grief (Emotion) Death and Dying Source Type: news

Hong Kong ISP blocks access to pro-democracy website under national security law
A Hong Kong internet service provider on Thursday said it had blocked access to a pro-democracy website to comply with the city’s... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Q & A: China Accused of Intimidating, Detaining Citizens Critical of COVID-19 Linked Abuses
Social distancing in a Macau Hospital waiting room. Human Rights Watch has expressed concern about human rights abuses being carried out under the guise of COVID-19 public health lockdowns in China. Photo by Macau Photo Agency on UnsplashBy Alison KentishUNITED NATIONS, Jan 14 2021 (IPS) China must end its campaign against individuals seeking redress for COVID-19 linked abuses and the human rights lawyers and activists who help them, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said as reports ranging from allegedly trapping them inside their homes, to chaining alleged lock-down violators to metal posts emerge. This comes as the World Hea...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Alison Kentish Tags: Asia-Pacific Crime & Justice Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse TerraViva United Nations China COVID-19 Source Type: news

Bristol ’ s Smart Internet Lab part of multimillion pound project to harness power of 5G
The West of England Combined Authority (WECA) has secured over £ 3m from the Government to test how the country can seize the full benefits of 5G and help businesses harness the power of modern technology. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 13, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, Business and Enterprise, International, Postgraduate, Public engagement; Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Engineering Maths, Faculty of Engineering, Schoo Source Type: news

EchoFakeD: improving fake news detection in social media with an efficient deep neural network - Kaliyar RK, Goswami A, Narang P.
The increasing popularity of social media platforms has simplified the sharing of news articles that have led to the explosion in fake news. With the emergence of fake news at a very rapid rate, a serious concern has produced in our society because of enor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Association of harsh parenting and maltreatment with internet addiction, and the mediating role of bullying and social support - Lo CKM, Ho FK, Emery C, Chan KL, Wong RS, Tung KTS, Ip P.
Growing evidence has shown that exposure to harsh parenting and child maltreatment elevate the risk of Internet addiction in adolescence. Yet, limited research has examined the mechanisms underlying this association. The present study was a cross-sectional... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Time-series analyses of firearm-related Google searches and U.S. suicide rates 2004-2016 - Capron DW, Andel R, Voracek M, Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T, Bauer BW, Anestis MD, Tran US.
OBJECTIVE: The U.S. suicide rate has increased 35% since 1999. The role of the Internet has not been thoroughly investigated despite Internet use more than doubling from 1999 to present. The majority of U.S. suicide deaths are by firearm; however, there is... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Pro-Trump social media site Parler, booted by Amazon, takes step toward relaunching with Eastside firm
Hours after Amazon effectively scrubbed it from the internet, conservative social media network Parler is suing the tech giant and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"Essential" photojournalist whines about having to wait almost two hours for coronavirus vaccine
(Natural News) A Phoenix-based freelance photojournalist by the name of Arianna Grainey is getting roasted by the internet for complaining on Twitter about having to wait an hour and forty minutes for a Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine – even as the elderly and other high-risk people are having to wait weeks or months for theirs.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exploring the removal of online child sexual abuse material in the UK: processes and practice - Martellozzo E, DeMarco J.
This paper explores the processes involved in the removal of online child sexual abuse material. It specifically focuses on the work of the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) in the UK who are partially responsible for the removal of this content. The empiric... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

ICan, an Internet-based intervention to reduce cannabis use: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial - Olthof MIA, Blankers M, van Laar MW, Goudriaan AE.
BACKGROUND: Heavy cannabis use is associated with adverse physical and mental health effects. Despite available effective treatments, the majority of heavy cannabis users does not seek professional help. Web-based interventions can provide an alternative... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

A comparison of ISIS foreign fighters and supporters social media posts: an exploratory mixed-method content analysis - Dillon L, Neo LS, Freilich JD.
This paper compares the social media posts of ISIS foreign fighters to those of ISIS supporters. We examine a random sample of social media posts made by violent foreign fighters (n = 14; 2000 posts) and non-violent supporters (n = 18; 2000 posts) of the I... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

An analysis of internet websites for searching domestic toxic information - Jung EK, Kang JH.
This study analyzed the information and accessibility of toxic substances provided to Internet websites. Methods From August 1, 2020, to August 31, 2020, we analyzed eight internet websites regarding toxic pharmaceuticals, pesticides, and che... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Analysing Joker: an attempt to establish diagnosis for a film icon - Skryabin VY.
Todd Phillips's film Joker, a 2019 psychological thriller, has stirred up strong reactions to the portrayal of the lead character's mental disorder, which is never specified. I used DSM-5 criteria to study whether Joker/Arthur Fleck showed signs of a rea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Celebrity suicide-a cause for media celebration? Analysis of three newspaper reports - Ramadas S, Kuttichira P.
Responsible media reporting of suicide is an effective strategy for suicide prevention.1 Media reporting influences the awareness and attitudes of the public about suicide.2 Celebrity suicides are associated with an increase in subsequent suicides as found... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Content-based recommender support system for counselors in a suicide prevention chat helpline: design and evaluation study - Salmi S, M érelle S, Gilissen R, Brinkman WP.
BACKGROUND: The working environment of a suicide prevention helpline requires high emotional and cognitive awareness from chat counselors. A shared opinion among counselors is that as a chat conversation becomes more difficult, it takes more effort and a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Depiction of sexual harassment in medical television shows - Ramedani S, Bozorghadad S, Olympia RP.
Background and objective Medical television (TV) shows are known to exaggerate medical scenarios, including relationships among/between medical staff and patients. Unfortunately, sexual harassment occurs within the medical and nursing profession.  The obj... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Trends in workplace violence involving health care professionals in China from 2000 to 2020: a review - Zhang X, Li Y, Yang C, Jiang G.
The safety of health care workers in China has received an increasing amount of attention owing to numerous incidents of hospital-based violence against medical professionals. When pictures and videos of violent injuries are posted on the internet with r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Chinese search giant Baidu to create an electric vehicle company
Chinese internet giant Baidu has formed a strategic partnership with automaker Geely to create a standalone electric vehicle company. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Backup comms for Natural News and the Health Ranger: Emergency IP backup site, Telegram, Brighteon
(Natural News) The fascist techno-tyranny purge against humanity is under way. Rep. Devin Nunes has called for the arrest of all the Big Tech CEOs, demanding they be charged with criminal racketeering and civil rights violations. The CCP-led effort to take down America is now under way. Internet outages are already happening, and power grid... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marxist sympathizer media using Capitol Building breach as an excuse to deplatform conservatives from all Internet services
(Natural News) With each passing day, the Marxist left, using whatever tools available to it, marches one or two steps closer to a complete takeover of our struggling, dying republic — and that includes the disgustingly corrupt ‘mainstream media.’ In the immediate aftermath of the foolish breach on the U.S. Capitol Building by some supporters... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

268 million people had their internet shut off by government-imposed blackouts in 2020, up 49% from 2019
Per a report from digital security and rights group Top10VPN, 93 major internet shutdowns took place in 21 countries around the world in 2020. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many Dialysis Patients Report Proficiency in Mobile Health
FRIDAY, Jan. 8, 2021 -- Most dialysis patients have access to internet-capable devices and report intermediate or advanced mobile health proficiency, according to a study published in the Dec. 31 issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Covid-19 Jabs: States point to pain points
Ahead of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout, health ministers of several states raised serious concerns on Thursday over issues such as internet connectivity, software glitches in remote areas and infrastructure bottlenecks in carrying out this mammoth exercise. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - January 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Making of QAnon: A Crowdsourced Conspiracy
Three years ago, QAnon stitched together the most widely-held beliefs of the darkest corners of the internet. Here's the backstory to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EMS Needs to Assume the Role of Messaging for COVID-19
When the nation refers to frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is nobody closer to the front than EMS workers. Not only do EMS workers enter the high viral loaded homes of people sick with COVID-19, but they also then spend up to about 30 minutes in the back of a poorly ventilated enclosed space with that person during treatment and transport. This exposure time places the EMS provider in direct danger – making the process of donning, decontaminating and doffing PPE of paramount importance. The beginning of the pandemic saw old protocols used for severe hypoxia. This led to an enormous amount of intu...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 7, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Commentary Coronavirus Exclusives Patient Care EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news

EMS Needs to Assume the Role of Messaging for COVID-19
When the nation refers to frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is nobody closer to the front than EMS workers. Not only do EMS workers enter the high viral loaded homes of people sick with COVID-19, but they also then spend up to about 30 minutes in the back of a poorly ventilated enclosed space with that person during treatment and transport. This exposure time places the EMS provider in direct danger – making the process of donning, decontaminating and doffing PPE of paramount importance. The beginning of the pandemic saw old protocols used for severe hypoxia. This led to an enormous amount of intu...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 7, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Commentary Coronavirus Exclusives Patient Care EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news

EMS Needs to Assume the Role of Messaging for COVID-19
When the nation refers to frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is nobody closer to the front than EMS workers. Not only do EMS workers enter the high viral loaded homes of people sick with COVID-19, but they also then spend up to about 30 minutes in the back of a poorly ventilated enclosed space with that person during treatment and transport. This exposure time places the EMS provider in direct danger – making the process of donning, decontaminating and doffing PPE of paramount importance. The beginning of the pandemic saw old protocols used for severe hypoxia. This led to an enormous amount of intu...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 7, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Commentary Coronavirus Exclusives Patient Care EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news

EMS Needs to Assume the Role of Messaging for COVID-19
When the nation refers to frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is nobody closer to the front than EMS workers. Not only do EMS workers enter the high viral loaded homes of people sick with COVID-19, but they also then spend up to about 30 minutes in the back of a poorly ventilated enclosed space with that person during treatment and transport. This exposure time places the EMS provider in direct danger – making the process of donning, decontaminating and doffing PPE of paramount importance. The beginning of the pandemic saw old protocols used for severe hypoxia. This led to an enormous amount of intu...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 7, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Commentary Coronavirus Exclusives Patient Care EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news

EMS Needs to Assume the Role of Messaging for COVID-19
When the nation refers to frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is nobody closer to the front than EMS workers. Not only do EMS workers enter the high viral loaded homes of people sick with COVID-19, but they also then spend up to about 30 minutes in the back of a poorly ventilated enclosed space with that person during treatment and transport. This exposure time places the EMS provider in direct danger – making the process of donning, decontaminating and doffing PPE of paramount importance. The beginning of the pandemic saw old protocols used for severe hypoxia. This led to an enormous amount of intu...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 7, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Commentary Coronavirus Exclusives Patient Care EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news