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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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Does EMS go in during an active shooter event? If so, under what conditions? Top EMS docs discuss these questions at the Eagles conference.


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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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