Athletic helmets and padding are designed for different purposes than helmets motorcyclists wear. When you encounter sports-related C-spine injuries; knowing the difference and treating accordingly can directly impact your patient's outcome.
Create an open environment in which EMS personnel will join together to prevent medical errors and admit to them when they happen.
Don't let your career put you in danger. Learn a thing or two about scene safety and self defense.
The study of using cardiocerebral resuscitation for prehospital care of cardiac arrest patients.
Boston tracks AED locations; Oregon Congressman speaks out against W-2s for volunteers; integrated flu guidelines plan comes off without a hitch; and more.
Steve Berry can_t think of a better place to work Fourth of July weekend than a rodeo. Read why.
People in bathtubs are slippery and can be frustrating to handle safely and with good body mechanics. The Montana Blanket Roll is a simple, quick answer.
You never know when a good job opportunity will arise. Be ready!
Many providers fall into the trap of declaring patients dead when they merely look dead, which is why we must change our mindset from one of looking to determine death to that of looking for "proof of life."
Learn how to improve your cardiorespiratory fitness, so you can prevent illness and injury down the road.
Could we be doing more for our acute stroke patients? Yes. Southeast Coast Ambulance Service in the United Kingdom has a unique multi-disciplinary model that may point to the future of stroke care in the U.S.
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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