EMS crews and health reform, more AEDs everywhere, ambulance crash video teaches lessons, and we’ll be joined by Lisa Booze from the Maryland Poison Center on common household poisonings in our ToxTidbit segment. If that’s what you’re looking for, you found it, right here on this week’s episode of the MedicCast.
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MedicCast Episode 398
Good day and welcome to this week’s episode of the MedicCast. I’m your host, Jamie Davis the Podmedic and I’d like to welcome you to this week’s show. First up, in this week’s EMS news items we’ll be looking at a shocking video recording of an ambulance involved crash that could teach all of us a few strong lessons in EMS driver safety.
Then in this week’s tip of the week we’ll look at toxic household items with our poisoning expert Lisa Booze from the Maryland Poison Center. That’s all coming up later on in this episode after the news.
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Tip of the Week: Lisa Booze Segment on Household Product Poisonings
If asked what household products are dangerous or poisonous, most would be able to name some products like insecticides, antifreeze and cleaners that are caustic. But there are others that you might not be aware of that poison centers are familiar with because of the calls that they get and the cases that develop severe toxicity. We are joined again by Lisa Booze from the Maryland Poison Center as she shares with us some information on toxicity of common household products on this ToxTidbit segment. Check it out!
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