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Smoke Inhalation Protocols – PDM

If you haven’t shared this information with your medical directors, please do.  Drs. Dan O’Brien, Donald Walsh, Alan Hall and Colleen M. Terriff, PharmD, BCPS, have instroduced treatment protocols to include cyanide toxicity associated with smoke inhalation.  Immediately share this document with your medical directors and local hospitals.  Empiric Management of Cyanide Toxicity Associated with Smoke Inhalation.    

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NFPA 473 – Changes to Inlcude Treatment for Smoke Inhalation

Following the release of the 2008 edition of NFPA 473, the NFPA Technical Committee focused on bringing the document more in line with the philosophies of NFPA 472, in particular by defining mission-specific competencies for ALS responders who wish to specialize in specific skill areas. For the 2013 edition of NFPA 473, competencies were incorporated [...]

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Special Membership Rates Continue

During FDIC, the Coalition offers lifetime membership specials for $20.00 and department memberships for $100.00.  This year, 17 departments reported that was one of the leading resources used to effect changes in the areas of air management, atmospheric monitoring, and smoke inhalation treatment.  Bearing in mind many departments had budgetary issues and could not attend [...]

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2014 – “Know Your Smoke”

“Know Your Smoke:  The Dangers of Fire Smoke Exposure” free, one-day training session will be held in the following locations through April, 2014. May 9, 2014; Hillsborough, NJ; Register June 27, 2014: St. Louis, MO; Register June 29, 2014; Columbus, GA; Register July 27, 2014; Fort Knox, KY; Register September 12, 2014; Cleveland, OH; Register September 13, 2014; Johnsburg, IL; [...]

Contact Us Label

Shawn Longerich

Executive Director

Fire Smoke Coalition, Inc.

450 East 96th Street

Suite 500

Indianapolis, IN 46240

Direct Dial:   317.690.2542

Fire Smoke Coalition, Inc. | 450 East 96th Street, Suite 500 | Indianapolis, IN 46240 | Direct Dial: 317.690.2542