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Emergency Link: How BIDMC and Boston EMS Connect to Improve Patient Care

The Emergency Department at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and BostonEMS have a unique partnership when it comes to sharing information for patients care.

10/07/2014

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Automated External Defibrillators: Where Should They Be and Who Should Use Them?

Automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, are easy to use, and they’re effective for restoring a regular heart rhythm during sudden cardiac arrest.

10/02/2014

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Tips to Achieve Balance and Prevent Falls

Falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults. In fact, 1 out of 3 people over the age of 65 falls every year, with one-third suffering serious injuries ranging from broken bones to head lacerations.

09/30/2014

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Giving Blood 101

Every 2 seconds, someone in America needs blood, according to the American Red Cross. The statistic is startling. The need for donations is constant. But, did you know that 1 donation could help save up to 3 people?

09/30/2014

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Basics on How to Treat a Burn

When it comes to treating a burn, what you do will depend on how serious of a burn you have suffered. Most minor burns — they are called either first-degree or superficial burns — will heal on their own.

09/30/2014

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Top 5 Reasons for Emergency Department Visits

While no one wants to pay a visit to the Emergency Department, it may be the only place to get the advanced, critical care needed in the quickest amount of time.

09/30/2014

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Urgent Care with a Degree of Difference

If you have ever been in, or taken someone to, an emergency room, you know they can be crowded, busy, and sometimes chaotic. Now, there’s a more convenient option for patients who need immediate treatment for non-life threatening medical conditions.

09/30/2014

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VIDEO: Ian McDaniels Walk to Recovery

Ian McDaniel has much to be grateful for. A horrific car accident left him fighting for his life. When a local hospital did not have the resources to help, the teenager was rushed to Boston.

09/29/2014

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VIDEO: Prevent Falls and Improve Balance for Seniors

Learn how you can improve your balance and prevent falls as you age.

09/18/2014

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The Differences Between COPD & Asthma

If you constantly suffer from shortness of breath, wheezing or bouts of coughing, you should get tested for either asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, better known as COPD.

07/14/2014

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