Your Most Feared Calls: Assessing & treating pediatric patients with undiagnosed pre-existing conditions
Every provider has been to an intimidating pediatric call. This article will go over assessing and treating children with undiagnosed pre-existing conditions, such as Down syndrome and epilepsy.
Original research indicates that the gap between infection-control best practices and the actual precautions taken can be attributed to a lack of education, which should be addressed by expanding the national registry examination to better cover these topics.
In 2003 USA Today declared Washington, D.C. as the nation's worst EMS system. Read how our capital is moving forward with an ambitious plan to become the nation's best.
Pay attention to your body's signals
Read how Jason Zigmont will use his print and online articles to solve volunteer EMS issues and bring together the volunteer community.
Measuring your physical fitness is an important part of your job as an EMS provider.
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.