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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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Many EMS providers’ lives were forever changed after 9/11.


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Agencies across the U.S. are working with manufacturers to improve technology, data analysis and patient care in the field.


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Live to Tell

EMS providers tell their tale of responding to 9/11 in their own words.


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Two recent pediatric choking cases had very different outcomes, partially because one crew used a pediatric Magill forceps to open a blocked airway.


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