The pit-crew approach and these three steps raise survival rates.
Learn how to properly administer adenosine to avoid a fatal mistake.
EMS should use a same field training program based on the law enforcement model.
A mass casualty event can be magnified by many factors.
Cardiac care is changing, and EMS can improve survival rates by mobilizing community members.
Some patients with thoracic injuries need only BLS treatment while some need ALS. Brush up on the differences.
It's important to remember the key components of successful cardiac care.
EMS providers should consider when it’s best to be loud and when to go into ‘stealth mode.
Your first day on the job will set the tone for your EMS organization.
There’s more to the story than the media has picked up on.
Readers offer comments on recent JEMS & JEMS.com articles.
Study Measures Effectiveness of RAD-57 Device in Detecting Carbon Monoxide Poisoning.
EMS providers’ use of tourniquet saves man’s life and limb.
This month’s thumbs include hot-coal walking and theater shooting victims, as well as good training programs.
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.
A compact, MOLLE-equipped pack designed for rapid field response for the treatment of most extremity fractures, dislocations and joint injuries. Fractures can be splinted in position found! Disaster preparedness and surge capacity available!
The Compact Sager Alternative! Treats proximal third and mid-shaft femoral fractures. Radio-lucent,universal: fits adult or child,treats unilateral or bilateral fractures. Rapid one-person assembly/application. Compact, robust, and lightweight.
Your complete fracture response system! Features a compact Sager Traction Splint, an Adaptor