What is SIDS? What causes SIDS? What role does EMS play in SIDS?
This article helps to explain why CPAP isn't always the best choice of non-invasive positive pressue ventilation (NPPV).
As my former chief said, we have to do the job that comes with the pay and title.
Appreciate the experienced first contact personnel you encounter on your scenes and include them on your team.
We spend a great deal of time developing and implementing recruitment programs but often don't have a good plan for what to do with new members when they join.
Invasive MRSA -- the type that causes death -- is very rare and preventable.
A patient was stung by a lionfish while he was cleaning his saltwater aquarium.
Medical directors must often trust supervisors who exemplify the Peter Principleƒthose who advance to their highest level of competency and are then promoted to and remain at a level at which they're incompetent.
The hardest thing for any EMT to learn is how to think your way through a call.
This year, JEMS adopted the best practice method of reporting survey data in percentiles, which allows a better appreciation of where your salary compares with that of the survey respondents and what the median salary is by call volume and region.
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.
Evacuate from any multistory building.
For the evacuation of disabled or injured.
Evacuate non-ambulatory patients.
Provides true one-person operation.
Reduction in spinal load.
Cut risk of injury to caregivers.
Stryker Power-PRO is a hydraulically powered ambulance cot with industry-leading ergonomics. Foot end controls activate powered lifting and lower function for capacities up to 700 lbs. Operator safety and patient comfort are significantly improved.
Power-PRO XT powered ambulance cot dramatically reduces strenuous lifting and the associated risk of back injury.
SMRT — Stryker Managed Recharging Technology
Stryker Speed-Sheet is a unique approach to patient transfer.
Stair-PRO is scientifically proven to reduce the risk of operator injury. The operator position, adjustability of handles, angle of the track and the built-in descent control made Stair-PRO the safest chair in its product category.
Proven to reduce risk of injury.