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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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The 2020 Vision program, sponsored by Ferno, asks visionaries in the industry to look into the future of EMS and come up with the steps that would be required to turn it into reality.


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Is Coding of Penetrating & Blunt Trauma Arrest Patients Warranted?

Corey Slovis, MD, FACP, FACEP, FAAEM, tells colleagues he feels a position paper is warranted to reduce or stop the unnecessary resuscitation of selected, severely traumatized patients.


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CRM can help EMS agencies prepare to react properly during motor vehicle collisions and other catastrophes.


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Denver EMS units answer 85,000 calls annually, with many of their responses involve patients with alcohol use and abuse.


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Expert Advises Medical Directors to Prepare for Nuclear Incidents

John White, CNMT, Chair of the North Texas Radiation Response Group, updated the Eagles Coalition on what would/could happen if a nuclear device was detonated in a large metropolitan center.


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