Proper financial planning can provide an opportunity to invest in a better value for the same budget allocation, creating a vehicle that your staff will be proud to use.
There's a new standard that you need to become familiar with. It's National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 1584, the Standard on the Rehabilitation Process for Members During Emergency Operations and Training Exercises.
Getting Ready to Get Out: How EMS providers & hospital staff can work together to successfully relocate patients
This article discusses the evacuation of health-care facilities during a time of disaster.
Off the Paper Trail: Automated management of training records helps keep certifications organzied & current
Staying current with mandated training and certifications isn_t easy to accomplish because so much training is tracked manually. The good news is that software is now available to automate training records.
This article describes EMS patient assessment errors and the common cognitive dispositions to respond that contribute to them and identifies cognitive strategies to reduce errors in EMS patient assessment.
Although most EMS agencies have written protocols for medication administration and/or online medical communication, EMS providers must also have autonomy to make medical decisions in emergency situations.
What is it that we need to know about ambulance safety? What's safe and what isn't? What works and what doesn't? And where do we go to find out?
The following case study shows that„when clinicians ignore the situational dangers of a go-to airway drug, and possess only a ˙thin veneer of competenceÓ in dispensing it, they often do more harm than good.
Dealing with suicidal patients is inherently challenging because they may be difficult. Prehospital treatment options are limited for this population.
The E-Surge Kit™ is conveniently packaged for Emergency Backup Ventilator Surge and Response.
For major ventilator emergencies.
The VAR™ is a unique single patient use, disposable resuscitator for patients weighing 10 kg and above.
The VAR-Monitor designed specifically to monitor any non-cycling condition of all the current VAR models, and is easy to set up and use.
Monitors cycling conditions of resuscitators.
New and improved!
The Ambulance Leadership Forum and a Yorkshire Ambulance... More >
- Government-Run vs. Private EMS
- Making Safety Sexy
- Video: Demanding Safety
- Arming Leadership for Safety Change
- Culture of Safety Draft Document
Ambulance Innovations from Europe
EMS provider roles around the world differ, and so do the vehicles we use to transport patients... Register>
EMS Airway Clinic
Fire at ammunition dump in Russia injures about 30 people.
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People were screaming that kids were inside the Prince Albert apartment.
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A rush-hour fire in Moscow's subway on Wednesday injured dozens of people, forced the evacuation of thousands of commuters and closed parts of the network, authorities said.
AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher all-hazards preparedness & response tool
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Leg access using the EZ-IO.
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