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July 2011

Louisville Metro EMS Embraces Technology

Louisville Metro EMS harnesses the power of technology with new programs.

Bob Ruhala Neal Richmond, MD

Several Studies Point Out Harm in Hyperoxia

How much oxygen is too much for your patient?

David Anderson, MStJ, BSc, MB, ChB

Nurse Defends Paramedics & ETI

A nurse offers some solutions to keep tubes in the hands of paramedics.

Tony Garcia, BS, BSN, RN/EMT-P

Letters

Readers comment on JEMS and jems.com articles.

Readers share thoughts on JEMS and jems.com articles.


Case of the Month

Cardiac Case Requires Unusual Treatment

Providers should be aware of the signs and symptoms of Torsades de Pointes.

Corey Slovis, MD | Jared McKinney, MD | Jeremy Brywczynski, MD | Stefan Buca, MD


Higher Learning

Photo A.J. Heightman

Mnemonic Device Helps Patient Hand-offs

Teach your students two mnemonics to ensure a smooth patient hand off.

Fred W. Wurster III, AAS, NREMT-P


EMS in Action

Muddy Angels Honor Fallen EMS Providers

The National EMS Memorial Bike Ride team Muddy Angels rides for seven days to honor EMS providers who died in the line of duty.


Priority Traffic

Photo Courtney McCain

Missouri Disaster Medical Team Responds in Joplin

After only one drill, Missouri DMT deploys to Joplin.


Leadership Sector

Market Your EMS Agency

How to build your agency’s reputation through public outreach.

Gary Ludwig, MS, EMT-P


Tricks of the Trade

Effects of Grief

Suffering and grief are all around us.

Thom Dick


Research Review

Does Depression Affect Cardiac Care?

Study researches connection between depression & cardiac care.

David Page, MS, NREMT-P


Lighter Side

Some Providers Hide in the Station for Good Sleep

What’s your best tip for getting a good night’s sleep?

Steve Berry


Last Word

Father & Son Duo Help Save Woman’s Life at Airport

Father and son step up to save woman in cardiac arrest.


Photo A.J. Heightman

New Puppy Embarks on the World of EMS

JEMS editor-in-chief trains new puppy for EMS role.

A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P


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