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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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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.


Why Crew Resource Management in EMS Is a Must

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


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Alcohol Cases Significantly Tax EMS Systems

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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News and Updates from the 2013 Eagle Creek Retreat in Dallas, Texas

JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman reports from the annual EMS State of the Sciences Conference in Dallas, Texas.


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