Magazine Issue: December 2011 - Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) @ JEMS.com

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December 2011

EMS Providers Test Their Knowledge of Asthma Patients

Recognize the signs and symptoms of a severe asthma attack.

Chad Brocato, JD, DHSc, CFO James F. Goss, MHA, MICP Randy Yergenson, MICP Tyrone Philipson, BS, MICP, MSIII

EMS Experts Discuss Views on Resuscitation

EMS experts discuss resuscitation.

David Lehrfeld, MD, Ray Fowler, MD, FACEP

Inventory Management Tips Might Improve Effects of Drug Shortage

Data analysis turned a medication shortage dilemma into a surprising discovery.

Jeffrey M. Goodloe, MD, NREMT-P, FACEP

AMR National Competition Prioritizes Safety

Teams from six regions across the country competed in this year’s AMR National Competition.

Carl Craigle, NREMT-P

Features

Photo American Medical Response

AMR National Competition Prioritizes Safety

Teams from six regions across the country competed in this year’s AMR National Competition.

Carl Craigle, NREMT-P


Letters

Readers Share Comments on JEMS and JEMS.com Articles.

Readers share comments on JEMS and JEMS.com articles.


EMS in Action

Photo AP Photo/Damian Mulinix/Chinook Observer

EMS Helps Save Boy from Wash. Riptide Recovers

A 12-year-old boy who was pulled from the ocean after being under water for up to 20 minutes is recovering.


Priority Traffic

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New OnStar Program Assists First Responders

OnStar emergency advisors can offer critical guidance during emergencies.


Leadership Sector

Operant Conditioning EMS Management Style Proves Ineffective

One manager finds out the hard way that his management style isn’t effective.

Gary Ludwig, MS, EMT-P


Tricks of the Trade

Photo Thom Dick

Is Humorous Communication A Lost Art?

Humorous communication seems to be a lost art these days.

Thom Dick


Research Review

Photo Craig Jackson

Should Providers Detox Patients or Transport Them?

Research study measures paramedics’ “gut feelings” about inebriated patients.

David Page, MS, NREMT-P


Last Word

Chili Eating Contest Too Hot to Handle

Chili eating contest too hot for contestants to handle.


A Note About the JEMS Archives
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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