Hospitals Are Shutting Down Burn Centers

U.S. hospitals are increasingly shutting down their burn centers in a trend experts say could leave the nation unable to handle widespread burn casualties from a fiery terrorist attack or other major disaster.

Posted Friday, August 10, 2007

Also On Jems Thumb

It s All about Teamwork

One patient was standing outside her crushed vehicle, trembling with fear. The crane operator remained entrapped, his left leg severely crushed and his chest compressed.

Posted Friday, August 10, 2007

Also On Jems Thumb

Appropriate Use of Helicopter EMS

A study from Nova Scotia examined the appropriateness of helicopter EMS (HEMS) in the region during a 21-month period with the goal to determine the current level of overtriage.

Posted Friday, August 10, 2007

Also On Jems Thumb

It s All about Teamwork

One patient was standing outside her crushed vehicle, trembling with fear. The crane operator remained entrapped, his left leg severely crushed and his chest compressed.

Posted Friday, August 10, 2007

Also On Jems Thumb

Appropriate Use of Helicopter EMS

A study from Nova Scotia examined the appropriateness of helicopter EMS (HEMS) in the region during a 21-month period with the goal to determine the current level of overtriage.

Posted Friday, August 10, 2007

I-95 crash a test of trauma response

When a LifeFlight helicopter landed carrying critically injured Yehoshua Hoffman, the first casualty taken from an accident scene on Interstate 95 in Argyle on Monday, Eastern Maine Medical Center was ready.

Posted Thursday, August 9, 2007

Firefighters may sue over pride parade participation

Four San Diego city firefighters have filed a complaint with the state saying their superiors forced them to participate in last month's gay pride parade, where they became targets of obscene gestures and sexual comments.

Posted Thursday, August 9, 2007

Also On Jems Thumb

Clarifying HIPAA & Disclosure of Disease Information

Since the implementation of the Privacy Rule in 2003, confusion has persisted within medical facilities regarding the sharing of source patient test results following an exposure event. Know your rights as an exposed provider.

Posted Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Evidence details fire official's actions before crash

HARRISON - A fire official responding to an accident averaged 79 mph on Harrison Avenue before colliding with a civilian vehicle at a school intersection, a Westchester County investigator says.

Posted Wednesday, August 8, 2007






 

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Innovation & Progress

Follow in the footsteps of these inspirational leaders of EMS.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Four Killed in New Mexico Medical Plane Crash

Crash near fairgrounds claims patient and crew of three.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Texas Ambulance Involved in Crash

Odessa ambulance and car collide during response.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Las Vegas Fire, AMR Reach New Deal

Tentative agreement reached over ambulance calls.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Fire Damages Several Homes in California Earthquake

Four homes destroyed and others damaged after quake rattles Napa.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Where in the World of EMS is A.J.? Scranton

JEMS Editor-in-Chief visits his hometown of Scranton, Pa.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Over 100 Injured in California Earthquake

172 patients treated at Napa hospital after 6.0-magnitude earthquake.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Numerous Rescues during Arizona Flooding

Severe flooding across the region prompted several rescues.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Field Bridge Xpress ePCR on iPad, Android, Kindle Fire

Sneak peek of customizable run forms & more.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Braun Ambulances' EZ Door Forward

Helps to create a safer ambulance module.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
Watch It >


More Product Videos >