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Survive Your Next Shift

Don't let your career put you in danger. Learn a thing or two about scene safety and self defense.

Posted Monday, June 29, 2009

EMS Innovations at RETTmobile 2009

Recently, JEMS editorial board member Wayne M. Zygowicz, BA, EMT-P traveled to Germany for the RETTmobile 2009 safety symposium. Read about his experience and some of the EMS innovations he saw.

Posted Wednesday, May 27, 2009

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Celebrating EMS Week

National EMS Week 2009 officially started on Sunday, May 17, but many agencies and providers have been working for months to ensure the week is filled with activities that recognize providers for the work they do.

Posted Monday, May 18, 2009

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EMS Bike Ride Begins Sunday

A four-time rider for the National EMS Memorial Bike Ride, Doug Martin details the nine days of this year's ride from New York City to Roanoke, Va.

Posted Friday, May 15, 2009

Learning From Near Misses: What the National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System means for EMS

The National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System is actively collecting reports from EMS personnel related to incidents that put them in danger. What does this mean for you, the street-level provider or EMS administrator?

Posted Monday, May 11, 2009

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The Soft American

Are we still the "soft Americans" JFK described 50 years ago? Find out if your musculoskeletal fitness is in need of some attention.

Posted Friday, May 8, 2009

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Swine Flu Is a Wake-Up Call

Robin McFee, DO, MPH, FACPM, sees the Swine-Origin Influenza A (H1N1) Infection virus as a„reminder for EMS to better respond to and treat patients with suspected or known respiratory illnesses.

Posted Tuesday, May 5, 2009

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Why We Relive our Patient's Pain

The traumatic events experienced by EMS providers as part of their jobs can eventually intensify to the point where they feel too much distress.

Posted Friday, May 1, 2009


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