Is EMS adequately oxygenating and ventilating patients? It may be time to reconsider how we approach airway management in the field.
Medic, the Mecklenburg County (N.C.) EMS agency, has a new approach for dealing with a common problem: Increased demand with decreased funding.
How would you treat a patient who was suspended in a harness for 10 minutes? If you said "recovery position," think again.
The personal space between EMS providers and their partners, patients and the general public sometimes leaves much to be desired.
Read about 2009 studies on cath labs, pain management, IV catheters and psychologic scores.
A teenage patient survives severe abdominal trauma following a bike accident thanks to quick recognition and transport to an appropriate facility.
A couple of simple techniques can make intubating a bloody airway a lot easier.
Do you know what PMS stands for? A reader wonders why Sirenhead used a certain acronym instead of spelling out the phrase.
A recent statement by Congress about disparities in airline pilot pay prompted the JEMS Mythbusters to ask whether EMS compensation varies among organization types.
Having problems getting through your to-do list? Learn how to delegate tasks to your subordinates to free up some time.
Looking for something prior to January 2008? Additional archives back to 2006 are coming soon to the new JEMS.com, but you can click here for older archives in the meantime.
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