Read the adventurous account of providing care to 1969 Woodstock festival attendees.
Here we present the most common causes of shortness of breath, along with their symptoms and treatments.
Specialized rescue teams deal with the delivery of care in remote locations, delayed access to patients and transportation problems, much like what is experienced during an MCI.
Follow these steps to plan for and safely respond to an incident involving known or suspected improvised explosive devices.
The crews used recent MCI training to triage, treat and transport 13 patients in less than 30 minutes at this fire.
Check out some of the latest products you may want to use.
A Bellevue (Wash.) police officer makes good use of a newly issued squad-car AED, Boston EMS Honor Guard travels out of state to honor a LODD victim, and a critical flaw in England’s dispatch system that downgrades life-threatening calls is being investigated.
Read what Steve Berry has to say about today’s EMS acronyms.
Learn what you can do if you haven’t established your agency’s social media policy.
When the AHA releases their updated CPR guidelines later this year, you may need to re-educate your staff. Learn how here.
A new suction catheter invented by a paramedic can keep your fingers from getting bitten when clearing a patient’s airway.
Looking for something prior to January 2008? Additional archives back to 2006 are coming soon to the new JEMS.com, but you can click here for older archives in the meantime.
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