Disaster & Terrorism Preparedness
Planning, Preparedness, Mitigation, Response and RecoveryThis editorial supplement, featuring some of the brightest minds in disaster and terrorism preparedness response in America, was developed with input from the Department of Homeland Security and other advisors whose job is to conduct risk assessments and predict what threats we must plan for in the immediate future.
Bonus: How to Help People with Special Needs Survive CBRNE EventsTo help ensure a state of readiness, EMS systems must plan well in advance and coordinate potential care of special needs patients in the wake of a disaster.
Bonus: Decon Tips for First RespondersDo you know what to do when arriving on the scene of a large-scale chemical release?
Chemical ReleaseFaced with a large number of people exposed to a chemical warfare agent or a toxic industrial chemical, EMS responders should act quickly.
Preparing for 'D Days'It's our job to think about the unthinkable and take action when necessary to reduce the injuries and death.
Local comm issues have been addressed with the WakeMed interoperable comm vehicle.
Injuries caused by an explosion can be difficult to treat. Learn how to treat patients with blast injuries.
The Standoff Patient Triage Tool (SPTT) will allow emergency responders to rapidly triage victims from a safe distance.
Predefining your potential missions will help with subsequent planning and training initiatives.
The Disaster Preparedness Exercise and Procedural Cadaver Lab program is the ultimate experience in emergency preparedness.
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- EMS 10: Innovators of EMS 2012
- Resuscitation: Ten steps for improving survival from sudden cardiac arrest
- Live Coverage of 2013 Eagles Conference
- EMS State of the Science 2012
- Disaster & Terrorism Preparedness
- EMS 10: Innovators of EMS 2011
- Rapid Results: Capnography, A Key Patient Assessment Tool
- Driving the Course of Care, Vol. 3
- Out of the Darkness
- EMS 10: Innovators in EMS 2010
- Evolution in Resuscitation
- CPR Performance Counts
- Measuring Life & Breath
- The Silent Killer
- Patient Safety
- Bringing The Hospital To The Patient
- Critical Factors in Enhancing Provider & Patient Safety
- Rethinking Ambulance Design & Response Time Standards
- Less Safe Than a U-Haul Trailer
Ambulance Innovations from Europe
EMS provider roles around the world differ, and so do the vehicles we use to transport patients... Watch On-Demand
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Controlling compressible hemorrhage is the highest medical priority for improving survival in trauma cases. Now there is a new, simple and effective tool that will transform the way bleeding, particularly difficult-to-control bleeding, is managed in the field: the iTClamp50.
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