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August 2010

Spotlight on ATLS

Be a key player in successful trauma treatment.

Connie J. Mattera, MS, RN, EMT-P

Tips for Staying on the Same Page with Urgent Care Centers

How to avoid misunderstandings

David P. Keseg, MD, FACEP

Explosive Incident Response

Learn all the types of injuries associated with explosions and how you can treat them.

Jeffrey S. Cain, MD

Pay Back Time

Health-care reform to increase transport reimbursement.

Teresa McCallion, EMT-B

Leadership Sector

Seven Components to Implement Change

McKinsey 7S model could resolve any weaknesses within your agency.

Gary Ludwig, MS, EMT-P


Priority Traffic

Photo AP Photo/Dave Martin

Recognize Petroleum Toxicity in the Gulf Coast

What you should know before providing care in the oil spill region.


EMS in Action

High-Angle Rescue on Top of Feed Mill

A man was assessed and rescued after being injured 134 feet above ground.


Letters

Modern Miracle or Luxury?

Readers share their comments on JEMS and JEMS.com articles.


Case of the Month

Photo iStock.Photo.com

Know How to Treat Hydrocarbon Poisoning

Hydrocarbon poisoning a common risk for pediatric patients

Bruce Evans, MPA, NREMT-P


Research Review

Research Review

CPR instructions for your cell phone, pediatric trauma protocols and more

Criss Brainard, EMT-P


Last Word

The ups and downs of EMS

New York Assembly passes a law to protect volunteer responders’ day jobs.


Tricks of the Trade

Photo Thom Dick

Ease Patient’s Fear for Better Care

A few simple techniques can help your patients relax.

Thom Dick


EMS Playing Soft Ball

Is it worth risking a line drive to the face?

Steve Berry


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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