Magazine Issue: April 2008 - Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) @ JEMS.com

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April 2008

The Secrets to Ambulance Financing: What to watch for & watch out for

Proper financial planning can provide an opportunity to invest in a better value for the same budget allocation, creating a vehicle that your staff will be proud to use.

Last Word

Last Word

Features: Memphis FD Welcomes New Hires in Style, Laptop Goes Missing, $5 Buys Millions in Bad Press, True EMS Horrors, and Rich but Ragged


Tricks of the Trade

Goodbye, Hartson 1 Respected EMSer dies at 86, leaving legacy of sensible ideas

This column describes„all the sensible ideas that resulted from Bob Hartson's life.

Thom Dick


Case of the Month

Write It Right:Keeping your PCR clinical & factual

This article discusses how your PCR isn_t the place for subjective narration or emotion and the importance of sticking to the facts.„

Keith Wesley, MD, FACEP


Leadership Sector

Leadership Sector: Employees with ink

Are patients and family members likely to consider tattoos on EMTs and paramedics an art form or self-expression, or will they think the providers

Gary Ludwig, MS, EMT-P


Research Review

What Current Studies Mean to EMS

Research Review: Needle Size for Thoracostomy, Identifying Basal Skull Fractures, Is IO equal to IV?, and Cooling Measures Using IV Fluids

Elizabeth Criss, NP, MED, MS, CEN, CCRN


A Note About the JEMS Archives
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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