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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 Tuesday, May 26, 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 Sunday, May 17, 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 Thursday, May 14, 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 Sunday, May 10, 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 Thursday, May 7, 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 Monday, May 4, 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 Thursday, April 30, 2009

Protect Yourself and Your Patients from Swine Flu

The information about swine flu is varied and constantly changing. Read this to learn how to protect yourself and your patients.

Posted Monday, April 27, 2009


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