S:Scratch, stomach, shingle, shit, shunt, sex, sing, song, swim, summer, situation, shut In the United States at the time of Katrina, at least nine well-recognized triage systems existed to prioritize patients in the case of mass casualties. Because of the difficulty of investigating outcomes, including deaths, in emergenciesand perhaps because of the potential for political embarrassment or due to a lack of financial incentivesalmost no research had been done to see whether any of the commonly used triage systems achieved their intended goals or even that they didnt paradoxically worsen overall survival. Mostsystems called for people with relatively minor injuries to wait while medical personnel attended to patients in the worst shape. This was Baron Larreys original concept of triage as described in his memoirs of an October 1806 battle in Jena, Prussia, between Napoleons forces and the Fourth Coalition. They who are injured in a less degree may wait until their brethren in arms, who are badly mutilated, have been operated on and dressed, he wrote. Those who are dangerously wounded should receive the first attention, without regard to rank or distinction, an idea in keeping with the French Revolutionary concept of?galit?. Stephanie W. had her first narcoleptic hallucination when she was five, walking home from kindergarten. She wrote to me that her hallucinations frequently occur during the daytime, and she often quite unremarkable, as Daniel Smith brings out in his bookMuses, Madmen, and Prophets: Hearing Voices and the Borders of Sanity. Smiths own father and grandfather heard such

FAQs – Vendors




Q. How much are tables?

A. Eight foot tables are $50 each for reptile related vendors. $45 each if paid in advance. Crafter and Artist tables are $75. Food and other Professional businesses please call to discuss.

Q. What are set-up times?

A. Set-up is 6:00 am till 9:00 am the Saturday morning of the show. Show hours are 9:00 to 3:00. All Vendors MUST be out of the building by 6:00 PM.

Q. Is this a Venomous Expo?

A. No! This is a Non Venomous Expo.

Q. Where do I enter the Printscape Arena (formerly IceoPlex)?

A. You will enter the Printscape Arena (formerly IceoPlex) through the large garage door at the rear of the Printscape Arena. Helpers will be available with 6ft flatbed carts to assist you.

Q. Is electric available?

A. Yes. Electric is available at no charge. Please bring your own extension cords.

Q. May I participate in the free seminars?

A. Yes! You are encouraged to give a short 15 minute presentation on any animal you are knowledgeable about. Please coordinate with Tom

Q. Is a hotel nearby?

A. Yes. There is a clean Super 8 Motel at 8 Curry Avenue, Canonsburg, PA 15317 less than two miles away.