Magazine Issue: September 2013 - Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) @ JEMS.com

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September 2013

Preparation is Key when Responding to MCIs Caused by Low-tech Terrorism

EMS personnel must anticipate needs based on limited & sometimes conflicting information, which could require outside-the-textbook thinking.

Is Austin’s EMS System Broken?

This review attempts to follow a systematic assessment and present the findings in objective framework to understand the current state of the Austin-Travis County EMS system.

David M. Williams, PhD

How to Identify, Assess & Treat Renal Failure

One in 10 American adults will suffer from some form of chronic kidney disease during their lifetime.

Chad Brocato, JD, DHSc, CFO

Muslim Mass Pilgrimage Poses Logistical & Planning Challenges

Meeting the EMS needs of 3–4 million people during a mass pilgrimage leads to innovative ways to reach and treat patients.

Features

Knowing & Overcoming the Challenges of MCIs Involving Buses

Prepare for MCI response by learning from the San Bernardino bus crash that happened earlier this year.

A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P


Priority Traffic

What’s Next for Rural/Metro After Recent Bankruptcy Filing

Ambulance company negotiates bankruptcy and prepares to move forward.


Lighter Side

A Guide to EMS Gridiron Infractions

Just like football, EMS should have penalties and referees.

Steve Berry


EMS in Action

Driver Traps Foot in Construction Machinery

First responders treat and package a man who wedged his foot in a Bobcat front-end loader.


Last Word

Lives Saved on the Tarmac and Facebook, but St. Thomas EMS is in Trouble

Rescue at the Asiana plane crash, kindness through Facebook & EMS in crisis.


Tricks of the Trade

Not Everyone Wants a Retirement Party

If you know someone who’s retiring, invite them somewhere and leave your cell phone at the door. They’ll appreciate the gesture.

Thom Dick


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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