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

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January 2008

Protect Yourself with 'DOCTOR'

What can we do to better prepare medical personnel for the biological challenge posed by influenza or any other potentially catastrophic disease during an outbreak?

Shannon W. Stephens Walter Eric Meyer IV, MPA-EM, NREMT-P

Intubation 101

Actively involved with EMS, I decided to write this article to assist you in intubating and avoiding the stress I faced my first week of airway exploration.

Graham E. Snyder, MD

How Voice-Recording Technology Can Save your Career

Without voice capture, your agency leaves itself exposed and limits its ability to factually defend the actions of crews.

Criss Brainard, EMT-P

Illustration Paul Combs

The Last Word

Featuring: Federal Fools, Feds Fund Squad, Feds Fund One Squad at a Time, Volunteer Squad Must Transport Prisoners, Private Hospital 9/11 Responders Get Benefits and Tax Relief for Volunteers


Time to Belt Up!: A pledge to protect our own lives

Hunton wasn't wearing a seatbelt while responding to an alarm, and he fell out of the fire truck and died two days later.

Gary Ludwig, MS, EMT-P


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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