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What is a Medical Emergency?

Monday, June 16, 2014 13:34 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
About Emergencies: What is a medical emergency and when to call 9-1-1
 

Debate brews over whether emergency departments are busier since the Affordable Healthcare Act expanded insurance coverage the beginning of this year.
While the debate continues, it is important for you to understand what a medical emergency is and when to […]

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Fireworks Bring Beauty But Can Be Dangerous

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 15:21 No Comments

Simple Safety Tips for July 4th Fireworks

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

If you gather to watch fireworks this July 4th chances are you’ll hear many ooh’s and aah’s among the crowd as they watch the spectacular bursts of colors glowing in the sky.
Leave it to the pros
While fireworks are part of celebrating Independence Day, shooting […]

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