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How to prepare for a medical emergency: A paramedic’s 10 things you need to know before the ambulance is on the way

By Megan Grahn

Most people do not know what to expect when calling 911. Here is guidance from someone who knows.

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Children’s Hospital sees increase in children poisoned by THC in marijuana edibles

By Jessica Pasley

They resemble candy. They taste like candy. Some children have ended up in intensive care.

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Employee Spotlight

Patients’ stories motivate Lizzie Simonds, the only paramedic working in VUMC’s COVID unit

By Wayne Wood

She remembers one man who was scared and couldn't rest: “I spent 45 minutes…sitting next to him, holding his hand so he felt safe enough to try to sleep for a little bit."

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