Read this refresher on the anatomical and physiological changes of aging, and how they should affect your assessment and treatment of geriatric trauma patients.
Do you need to buy a new rig on a fixed budget?
Did you know that lightning does strike twice in the same place? Read on to test your knowledge of this dangerous natural phenomenon and learn how to treat your patients and keep yourself safe when responding to volatile—and electric—weather.
Paramedics all but sweep the NAEMSP awards; Tulsa Fire Department succeeds at training, but fails at documentation; and Portland International Airport paramedics buy food for stranded passengers.
A case of an obese patient who can't receive the necessary medications raises questions about the use of transcutaneous pacing to sustain a patient until medications have time to work, and the ethics of using this method on someone with a potential DNR status.
New National EMS Education Standards will change the way you do your job, an NTSB hearing on air-ambulance safety yields new recommendations, a new report finds that heat is the deadliest natural hazard, and more.
Gary Ludwig uses an interesting approach to recount how far technology and medicine have come since the 1960s.
Get current by reading about recent studies on blood pressure, STEMI patients, IO equipment and backboards.
Hear from our Editor-in-Chief about why understanding geriatric care is more important than ever.
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.
The E-Surge Kit™ is conveniently packaged for Emergency Backup Ventilator Surge and Response.
For major ventilator emergencies.
New and improved!
The VAR™ is a unique single patient use, disposable resuscitator for patients weighing 10 kg and above.
The VAR-Monitor designed specifically to monitor any non-cycling condition of all the current VAR models, and is easy to set up and use.
Monitors cycling conditions of resuscitators.