Administration And Leadership

To Transport or Not to Transport? Part 1 of 2

When is it safe and legal to leave a patient on scene?

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007

To Transport or Not to Transport? Part 2 of 2

A patient's signature on a refusal of transport form does not absolve EMS from responsibility for that patient's well-being.

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Why Are You Transporting Dead Patients?

Agencies should define special circumstances under which deceased patients should still be transported to the hospital.

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Withholding Resuscitation

Do not resuscitate orders and how to handle them.

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Maybe You Can't Go Home

A JEMS.com columnist re-joins her old volunteer fire department and finds it's not what it used to be.

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Paramedic's Termination Affirmed

It's not a crime to make an error, but failing to report it may be.

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007

The 'Gross Negligence' Standard and EMS

Case upholds fact that, sometimes, professional judgment trumps protocols.

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007

A Lesson in Negligence

What constitutes 'willful and wanton' disregard for protocols?

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Terminating Resuscitation in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

The authors created this rule by examining retrospective data, then applied it prospectively to determine its impact on the number of patients transported who did not survive.

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007






 

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