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The Prehospital Care Research Forum Presents: Selected abstracts for presentation at the 27th Annual EMS Today Conference in Baltimore, March 24-28, 2009

Each year, the Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA and JEMS publishes this special section to recognize those who have contributed to the science of EMS. Read about the latest research conducted by your peers and consider submitting in 2009.

Posted Sunday, April 11, 2010

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Intubation Threatened by New Devices and Lack of Paramedic Practice

How much longer will endotracheal intubation be performed in the field? With paramedics not getting enough practice and new alternative airway devices being introduced, its future is questionable.

Posted Sunday, April 11, 2010

2008 JEMS Salary & Workplace Survey

The "JEMS Salary & Workplace Survey" continues to provide the most comprehensive look at the work environment of the EMS industry available today. What's changed? What's staying status quo?

Posted Sunday, April 11, 2010

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The State of EMS in 2010

As JEMS turns 30, we measure where EMS is -- including our challenges and opportunities -- and where it might be headed.

Posted Sunday, March 28, 2010

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When's My Shift?: Technology has come a long way since printed schedules

Scheduling systems today can be used to track training, certification, volunteer incentive programs and more.

Posted Tuesday, March 16, 2010

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Reduce Inappropriate Helicopter Utilization in EMS

Because of the cost and danger of helicopter EMS, we need to establish criteria for reasonably shifting unnecessary air transports to ground EMS.

Posted Tuesday, March 16, 2010

The Prehospital Care Research Forum Presents Selected Abstracts

These abstracts will be presented at the EMS Today Conference & Exposition in 2010. The research involves the Broselow Tape, elderly fall victims, provider empathy and more.

Posted Sunday, March 14, 2010

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The Customer's Always Right: Steps you can take to ensure customer satisfaction

Get the tools you need to properly evaluate customer satisfaction and get results you want.

Posted Thursday, March 11, 2010

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Trend Alert: The trending and interpretation of vital signs

EMS providers tend to become complacent about trending vital signs. Read why this is a vital part of continual patient assessment.

Posted Thursday, March 4, 2010


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