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

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May 2012

How NYC REMSCO Helped Coordinate Large-Scale Evacuations During Superstorm Sandy

Small state agency managed the successful evacuation of over 6,000 patients.

Joseph Raneri, BA, EMT Marie Diglio, BA, EMT-P Nancy A. Benedetto, MS, AC

Tactical Training Proves Beneficial for EMS

Oklahoma Highway Patrol’s tactical program teaches skills from law enforcement.

Jeffrey M. Goodloe, MD, NREMT-P, FACEP Lt. Kerry Massie, NREMT-I William Justice, NREMT-P

How to Rid Your Rig of a Bedbug Infestation

Learn what to do if your ambulance or station becomes infested with bedbugs.

Wayne M. Zygowicz, BA, EMT-P

Tactical EMS Saved Lives after Giffords Shooting

Learn how Pima County sheriff’s deputies made the difference as initial responders in the Gabrielle Giffords shooting.

Tammy Kastre, MD David Kleinman, NREMT-P

Features

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Multiple Patients Require Airway Management

Learn the indications, contraindications and limitations of different airway devices.

Paul E. Phrampus, MD


Research Review

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Study Analyzes whether Gender Affects Cardiac Care

Gender differences analyzed based on treatment for ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

David Page, MS, NREMT-P


Last Word

Memphis Fire Department Debuts Bariatric Ambulance

New design makes transport more comfortable for patient population.


Lighter Side

EMS Providers Care for Zombies

Are you prepared for the zombie apocalypse?

Steve Berry


EMS in Action

Providers Deliver High-Profile Care

Southwest Ambulance providers orchestrate high-profile transfer of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.


Letters

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Readers Share Feedback on JEMS and JEMS.com Articles

Facebook viewers enter dialogue on the importance of provider self defense.


Tricks of the Trade

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Providers Should Treat Every Patient Like an Individual

Being a caregiver is much more than calculating numbers.

Thom Dick


Leadership Sector

Rudy Giuliani Gives 4 Tips for Crisis Management

EMS managers should be visible, composed, vocal and resilient.

Gary Ludwig, MS, EMT-P


Priority Traffic

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EMS Providers Attend EMS on the Hill Day

Read coverage of this year’s event and how EMS providers got involved.

Ann-Marie Lindstrom


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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