The annual JEMS 200-City Survey follows STEMI patient Mr. Hernandez, presenting agency performance data against his expectations and revealing the discrepancies.
Therapeutic hypothermia is the latest example of how we're impacting the quality of emergency care far beyond our sandbox of medicine in the streets.
Are you a baby boomer? Take a hint from these EMS professionals who shared their thoughts on succession planning and mentoring.
Paramedics tend to a patient after a tractor accident in Dixon, Calif.
CARES registry tracks EMS cardiac resuscitation performance; FICEMS finds states woefully unprepared for flu pandemic; DC Fire & EMS at the center of a wrongful death suit as medical director steps down; and more.
There might be nothing worse than watching a medical drama with an EMS provider.
When it comes to management style, the autocratic manager and the democratic manager are quite different.
One Connecticut EMS post is run entirely by high school students; an ambulance manufacturer fulfills the Christmas wishes of disabled residents; rapid response teams recognize in-hospital emergencies; and a Michigan service is shut down by the state for 30-plus safety violations.
When it comes to CPAP, here's why some students just get it while others will ask a thousand questions.
In today's economy, EMS managers need to be budget-savvy and know how to watch their backs.
Severe hyperthermia proves to be a life-threatening complication of excited delirium syndrome in 50-year-old male drug abuser.
Thom Dick shares some tips for delivering news of a loved one's death as well as additional resources for further information.
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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