Magazine Issue: April 2011 - Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) @ JEMS.com

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April 2011

Tips for Treating Patients in Hemorrhagic Shock

Learn about different methods for treating shock patients.

Adam Fox, DPM, DO

Suicides Affect Patients & EMS Providers

Read about how suicides affect both patients and providers.

Mike Grill, MS, EFO, NREMT-P Wayne M. Zygowicz, BA, EMT-P

PHTLS Releases 7th Edition

PHTLS 7th edition features new courses and texts.

Will Chapleau, EMT-P, RN, TNS

Assess & Manage Patients with Facial Trauma

Facial trauma may include some of the most challenging injuries that prehospital care providers are called on to manage.

Jeffrey P. Salomone, MD, FACS, NREMT-P

Lighter Side

Tourists Make the Best Patients

EMS providers can easily spot tourists.

Steve Berry


Hands On

Product Reviews From Street Crews

Product Reviews From Street Crews


From the Editor

Photo Al seib/©2010 Los Angeles Times. reprinted with permission.

California Highway Patrol Officer Saves Patient

A CHP officer aware of the latest cervical care research findings saves a patient’s life.

A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P


Letters

What Should EMS Do about Going Green?

Readers discuss the carbon footprint of EMS.


Priority Traffic

Photos Glen Ellman

EMS Today Panel Discusses Intubation

Providers in the audience weigh in on intubation as a core paramedic skill.


EMS in Action

Photo Glen Ellman

Gold Standard of Care

The Sussex County (Del.) EMS crew, the 1st place JEMS Games team, assesses and treats eight patients involved in a mass suicide attempt at a cult ritual.


Tricks of the Trade

Photo Kevin Link

The Value of Servant Leadership

Servant leadership is a key part of EMS.

Thom Dick


Case of the Month

Photo Art Vandalay

Many Elements Involved in Penetrating Abdominal Wounds

Keep a high index of suspicion when assessing penetrating trauma patients

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


Research Review

Photo Courtesy David Page

Prehospital IVs & Trauma Patients

Study analyzes the effects of prehospital IVs for trauma patients.

David Page, MS, NREMT-P


Last Word

Photos Courtesy Hennepin Generals

Providers Raise the Puck for Cystic Fibrosis

Program counsels providers who deal with trauma.


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