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A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P

Editor-in-chief of JEMS, A.J. Heightman is a former EMS director and EMS operations director who has researched and specialized in MCI management training for 30 years.

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Chance Encounters

Life in EMS often takes strange twists and turns. Like how JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman's nose bleed is tied to a paramedic/firefighter's severe asthma attack.


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Paramedic Saved by First-Time Use of ECMO Machine

San Diego Fire Rescue Department paramedic battles severe asthma.


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Paramedic Saved by First-Time Use of ECMO Machine

San Diego Fire Rescue Department paramedic Dre Dominguez's case of severe asthma.


AAOS Research on Children and Growth Plate Fractures

Obese/overweight children had a greater number of injuries from "low-energy" contact.


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JEMS Editor-in-Chief Comments on Orthopaedic Research Findings

Several reports presented are very applicable to EMS.


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