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September 2010

Ultrasound Applications in EMS

Diagnostic images take the guesswork out of treatment.

Jason Bowman, MS, LP, CCEMT-P

A New Resuscitative Protocol

UC San Diego Center for Resuscitation Science has developed new advanced and basic resuscitation programs for cardiopulmonary arrests.

Daniel P. Davis, MD

Pain Management with the use of IO

This study evaluates the effectiveness of Lidocaine to manage pain from IO access in the humerus and tibia sites.

Diana Montez, RN, BSN Larry J. Miller, MD Tatiana Puga, BS Thomas E. Philbeck, PhD

EMS in Action

Photos Michael J. Coppola

Garage Collapse Rehab

EMS responds to a three-story garage collapse in Hackensack.

Daniel Mack, NREMT-P


From the Editor

photo Courtesy A.J. Heightman

Mandatory Inventory Checks

How closely did you perform your inventory check?

A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P


Letters

A Matter of Integrity

Honesty may not always be the norm.


Priority Traffic

Photo AP Photo/Mic Smith

Media Turns Up Heat on HEMS Safety

Do you perform the most dangerous job in America?


Tricks of the Trade

Wheel Patients to the Ambulance

Patients shouldn’t have to walk, but you shouldn’t have to break your back either.

Thom Dick


Case of the Month

Photo Courtesy Bryan Bledsoe, DO, FACEP, FAAEM, Emt-p

Know the Signs and Symptoms of Traumatic Asphyxia

Despite being widely recognized, there’s comparatively little in medical literature regarding the condition.

Bryan Bledsoe, DO, FACEP, FAAEM, EMT-P | Ross. P. Berkeley, MD, FACEP, FAAEM | Troy Markus, DO


Planning for Expansion

Montgomery County (Texas) Hospital District offers tips on launching and maintaining a successful building project.


Photo Air Evac Lifeteam

The Ups and Downs of EMS

Two paramedics go out of their way to help an injured JEMS contributor.


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