Magazine Issue: March 2012 - Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) @ JEMS.com

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March 2012

Features

Photo Courtesy Andrea Dominguez

Paramedic Saved by First-Time Use of ECMO Machine

San Diego Fire Rescue Department paramedic battles severe asthma.

A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P | Carolyn Gain, EMT-P


Features

The Prehospital Care Research Forum Presents Selected Abstracts

The Prehospital Care Research Forum presents abstracts of recent research.


EMS in Action

Photo Keith Cullom

Santa Barbara County Providers Assist in Dramatic Extrication

Firefighters, paramedics work to extricate victims from bridge collision.


Last Word

photo Courtesy Bryan Moore

Heart Transplant Survivor Completes Half Marathon

Heart transplant survivor raises awareness about organ donation.


Tricks of the Trade

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Gossip Is Just as Dangerous as a Safety Hazard

Gossip spread around an EMS agency can be just as harmful as a safety hazard.

Thom Dick


Leadership Sector

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EMS Manager Reviews Laws for Employees

Do you know how to protect your employees in the courtroom?

Gary Ludwig, MS, EMT-P


Priority Traffic

Photo Courtesy Phoenix Fire Department

Phoenix Fire Department Debuts PTS Training Program

Learn about the mental health issues EMS providers may encounter with these patients.

Richard Huff, NREMT-B


From the Editor

Chance Encounters

Life in EMS often takes strange twists and turns. Like how JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman's nose bleed is tied to a paramedic/firefighter's severe asthma attack.

A.J. Heightman, MPA, 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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