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Saturday, September 3, 2016

JEMS

WEBCASTS

More than Just the FAST Exam: How Prehospital Ultrasound Can Improve Patient Care

This webcast will explore the largely untapped potential of ultrasound in the prehospital setting.  The ways in which ultrasound can be used to manage medical and trauma conditions in the fiel...

“Getting to the point…of care. Curbside patient management in EMS.”

In much the same fashion that patients may have to wait until they get to the hospital for definitive treatment, EMS providers often do not have ready access to clinically meaningful data that may ...

The evolving role of the Supraglottic Airway in Prehospital Airway Management

Supraglottic airways have evolved beyond the combitube with more and more devices available in the field today. They can be very powerful tools in the management of airways both in the field and th...

LATEST VIDEOS

Cleveland paramedics distributing overdose kits

Cleveland Paramedics to Distribute Kits to Battle Heroin Overdoses

Fri, Sep 2, 2016
Cleveland paramedics are handing out kits that include three doses of naloxone to friends and loved ones of those struggling with addiction.

WHITE PAPERS

The “FirstNet-Ready” Mobile Office: Top Considerations for Connecting First Responders

First-response mobile workforces face the most demanding and often dangerous work environments, performing jobs that are critical to our infrastructure—protecting public safety,...

Top 5 Reasons Paramedics need an In-Vehicle Gateway

Technology in the ambulance is advancing every day.  EKGs and patient care records, dispatch, telemedicine and tracking technologies enable medics to safely treat patients,...

SUPPLEMENT

EMS Compass: The Quality Imperative

EMS Compass: The Quality Imperative

Harnessing the power of data, with a forward from Mark Rosekind, administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

COLUMNISTS

Wesley, flu shots for EMS

EMS Has a Responsibility to Be Vaccinated Against Influenza

Keith Wesley, MD, FACEP
We have accepted the role of healthcare provider and with that comes the responsibility to follow...
Edgerly, EMS evaluations of schizophrenia

Safely Treating Patients with Schizophrenia

Dennis Edgerly, EMT-P
Patients with schizophrenia aren't commonly combative but may be difficult to manage if they beli...
Mark Escott, non-emergent 9-1-1

Reduce the Healthcare Anxiety of Incorrect 9-1-1 Users

Mark E.A. Escott, MD, MPH, FACEP
Americans lack the most basic medical education to make an informed decision about when and where...
David Page, EMS operations research

Does A New Partner Increase Your Risk of On-the-Job Injury?

David Page, MS, NRP
Study examines how being familiar with your partner may actually help keep you both safe. 
A.J. Heightman introduces JEMS international editorial board

JEMS Introduces Its New International Editorial Board

A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P
This expansion gives JEMS the largest and most diverse international reach of any journal or maga...

LATEST PHOTOS

Typhoon Lionrock Floods Northern Japan

Typhoon Lionrock Floods Northern Japan

Wed, Aug 31, 2016At least 11 people are dead after a powerful typhoon hit the northern portion of Japan. Emergency responders are working to rescue victims trapped in the debris and evacuate residents to nearby shelters. 
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EMS INSIDER

Sunstar Paramedics Executive Elected Vice President of Florida Ambulance Association

Chief administrative officer John Peterson takes leadership role in statewide association. 
Winnie Maggiore, legal issues of sepsis

Legal Issues Associated with the Prehospital Care of Sepsis Patients

Important legal considerations for EMS systems as they tackle sepsis care in the prehospital environment. 
Jon Krohmer, director of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Office of EMS

Dr. Jon Krohmer Named as Next Director of NHTSA's Office of Emergency Medical Services

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jon Krohmer as the Director of the Office of Emergency Medical Services ...
David Dalton, workplace bullying in EMS

Bullying in the Healthcare Industry

A review of research related to workplace bullying in the healthcare industry and policy recommendations for EMS adminstrators.

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