Understand, recognize and respect the role of folk medicine in the Mexican-American population.
New point-of-care testing devices can produce results in minutes and guide the provider in treatment decision-making.
Studies show that having more than two paramedics at a medical emergency tends to be detrimental. Is it because we're jumping to ALS without first providing important BLS measures?
We've trained for WMD responses. But what about the greatest threat for mass casualty: the well-armed, well-supplied lone gunman? Who's trained to respond to that?
Government agencies and private organizations join forces to address ambulance safety; Agencies proactively address regional paramedic shortages; JEMS legal experts caution against too-real training; and more.
The EMS Mythbusters look at the link between paramedic program size and the success of NREMT candidates.
Like the two mice in the best-selling book, ˙Who Moved My Cheese?', EMS must embrace advancements in clinical care or face obsolescence.
This list of EMS products is sure to save your nose, hold lots of bodily fluids -- or at least make you laugh.
Crews respond to a call for a fallen 32-year-old seizure patient but fail to suspect a severe injury.
JEMS columnist Thom Dick and his old partner Les Federoff share pearls of wisdom somebody else should have shared with you.
Along with unrealistic scenarios, NBC series 'Trauma' delivers a call to action for EMS managers.
Readers share their comments on JEMS and JEMS.com articles.
Some far-fetched-sounding technology might be used by EMS systems in the near future.
EMS providers choose RSI on a cardiac patient in a rural area.
Chicago Fire Department sued for allegedly failing to maintain AED batteries; EMS comes out in full force for Pittsburgh's G-20 summit; and a Lacrosse, Wisc., EMS agency starts the nation's first AED loaner program.
Learn how a little flexibility training just might save your career.
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.
Glide patient loads down stairs.
Tough, dependable bags.
Keeps you powered on every call.
Convert a Ferno Cot to a bariatric cot.
Versatility in confining environments.
Superior stability and safety.
Easier lifting and loading.
For Medtronic / Physio Control Life Pak 12 and 15.
Secure the Physio Control Lifepak 12.
Secure the Philips HeartStart MRx.
Secure the Zoll M Series.
Secure the Zoll E Series.
Allows efficient patient movement.
For extricating from confined spaces.
Innovative pediatric transport.
Secure transport for pediatric patients.
For pre-term neonates and larger infants.
Adjustable three-point harness system.
Accommodate the most modern supplies.
Designed for the highest quality.
Easy to handle stretcher.
Superior comfort and safety.
Maximum safety on stairs.