Administration And Leadership
Since initiating prehospital post-resuscitation therapeutic hypothermia in October 2006, Wake County EMS has induced more than 200 patients, including many atypical post-arrest patients. Read two case reports.
Chicago Fire Department sued for allegedly failing to maintain AED batteries; EMS comes out in full force for Pittsburgh's G-20 summit; and a Lacrosse, Wisc., EMS agency starts the nation's first AED loaner program.
A Better Benchmark: Savvy EMS agencies use data to identify, communicate & advocate for their patients' needs
Data collection can help you effectively allocate existing resources and lobby for new ones.
Kansas City (Mo.) City Council votes to merge MAST Ambulance Service with the city;s fire department; a new study finds 31% of prehospital providers flunk intubation while critics debate study methods; JEMS legal experts weigh in on employer responsibilities regarding complaints against employees; JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman pays tribute to the late Richard Ferneau; and more.
Halting ambulance diversion doesn_t impact patient care; video game products make EMS training more fun; legal experts tackle wage averaging; and we explore alternatives to N95s.
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EMS Airway Clinic
Using active compression-decompression CPR with an ITD has been shown to improve 1-year survival from cardiac arrest by 33%.
JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman attends the series premiere of A&E's new reality show, "Nightwatch."
Leg access using the EZ-IO.
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AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher all-hazards preparedness & response tool
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