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May 2011

EMS Providers Care for ORV Racers in Mexico

Securing a patient to a tailpipe and riding onto the scene with a caballero are part of a days’ work for Baja 1000 medical providers.

Adrian Cotton, MD Ian Butler-Hall, MD Jeff T. Grange, MD, FACEP

EMS Responds to Toxic Inhalation Victims

Learn how to limit exposure and treat these patients.

Edward T. Dickinson, MD, NREMT-P, FACEP Fred W. Wurster III, AAS, NREMT-P

Providers Respond to Tropical Cyclone Yasi

Australian EMS’ response to Tropical Cyclone Yasi offers valuable lessons to providers.

Neil Noble, NDEMC, EMT-P

Lighter Side

Motorcyclist Collides with Deer

Paramedics respond to dazed rider.

Steve Berry


Leadership Sector

Photo iStockphoto.com

EMS Managers Equate Time to Money

You wouldn’t waste money, so why waste time?

Gary Ludwig, MS, EMT-P


Tricks of the Trade

Photo Illustration Thom Dick

Suicide Is Not an Offense

Providers need to change the way they view suicide.

Thom Dick


Last Word

Illustration Paul Combs

Adopt-a-Family Program Helps Fallen Providers’ Loved Ones

There’s still time to sponsor a family to attend the EMS Memorial Service.


EMS in Action

First Responders Rescue & Treat Patients in Bus Crash

EMS providers rescued and treated injured children adults who were trapped after their bus crashed on a snowy mountain highway.


Research Review

Photo Courtesy David Page

Studies Analyze New Use of End-Tidal CO2 Monitoring

Studies analyze how end-tidal CO2 monitoring measures metabolic acidosis.

David Page, MS, NREMT-P


Letters

How Valuable is CPR in treating cardiac arrest?

Readers share feedback on CPR effectiveness, EMS accreditation.


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