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Fire, Fatal Injury, and Claims of Certification in an Independent HBOT Clinic by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 04 May 2009 4:14pm By now, most readers of LB/RB have learned about the critical injury of an Italian 4 year-old (Francesco Martinisi), and the death of his grandmother, which occurred as the result of an apparent flash fire/explosion at a hyperbaric oxygen therapy center in Florida. Media Story Apparently, the boy was likely being treated for Cerebral Palsy. ... Read on »
Oct 5-11 is Fire Prevention Week by Cascia T. Posted Tue 07 Oct 2008 6:21pm Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a leading independent product safety and testing organization and resource for fire safety information for families, is working to effectively increase consumer awareness and knowledge of fire safety by promoting and discussing the three P’s of fire safety – prevention, protection and planning. ... Read on »
Resources and Tools for Preventing Surgical Fires by FDA Posted Thu 13 Dec 2012 1:36pm Educational Videos   FDA Videos hosted by Medscape (Non-CME and CME) Surgical Fires: How They Start and How to Prevent Them    – FDA Expert Interview   No registration required. No CME credits are available for this version.   Prevention of Surgical Fires Continuing Medical Education (CME) cr ... Read on »
2-Fatality HBOT Fire by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 14 Jun 2009 10:34pm Admittedly, the future for Francesco Martinizi (the boy who was very badly burned in a fire/explosion in a Florida HBOT clinic while apparently being “treated” for Cerebral Palsy), looked quite uncertain. As I wrote previously: Yes, this accident (fire/explosion) is tragic, very tragic. If Francesco indeed survives the injuries he’s ap ... Read on »
Warm Up Properly To Prevent Injury by Girlwithnoname Posted Wed 08 Sep 2010 11:00am Yep, I’m back from my training trip with my client in Hawaii, but to be honest I’m DYIN’ HERE!! I know I said I’d be back today, but dang if that trip didn’t just plum-wear-me-OUT! Plus, I’m scrambling like MAD just to catch up on everything I missed while I was away sunning and sweating, so I’m leaning on my good friend ... Read on »
Hats off and thanks to the fire ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:22pm Hats off and thanks to the fire fighters here in California...we appreciate what you do on the front line and hope these terrible fires are under control soon...BD  SAN DIEGO The burn unit at UCSD Medical Center in Hillcrest, the only such unit in the county, has received all of the region's seriously burned patients from the wildfires ov ... Read on »
One-Third of Firefighter Injuries Are Exercise-Induced: Study by HealthFinder Posted Sat 26 Nov 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink Sprains and strains most common injuries on the job. SATURDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- E ... Read on »
Occupational injuries in emergency responders by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted Fri 13 Nov 2009 10:02pm Emergency responders frequently incur injuries while providing medical, fire, and law enforcement services. From a study in the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System – Occupational Supplement (NEISS-Work) for injuries treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments in 2000-2001, it turned out that sprains and strains were the leading ... Read on »
Another Yankee Injury Something ... by Jimmy S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:33pm Another Yankee Injury Something has got to be done; this is getting out of hand. Now Philip Hughes, the “chosen one” for the New York Yankees has gone and gotten hurt. It’s bad enough that the Yankees were having a rash of injuries and have the 3rd worst record in baseball but now the immediate pitching hope for today and the future ... Read on »
Fire Department Uses Risk Assessment for Emergency Response Criteria, Cutting Types of Responses So As Not To Over Expose the Fi by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 20 Nov 2012 12:33am And we wonder why people are not as helpful as they used to be!  Firefighters don’t care for it if you read the article.  This is the work of bean counters and over working data if you will.  Real story here is that they had to lay people off so this is the story and services offered to somehow justify those actions, and it stinks, written like ... Read on »