Airway And Respiratory - @ JEMS.com

Airway And Respiratory

Research Review: What Current Studies Mean to EMS

Read about 2009 studies on intubation, etomidate, transporting stroke patients, and estimating blood loss.

Posted Friday, November 6, 2009

Also On Jems Thumb

Half MAST: Will merger with fire service destroy high-performing EMS system?

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.

Posted Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Insect Fogger Kills Infant, Injures Others in South Carolina

"Most people put these foggers in - they do it one time a month or every couple of months. She was using two to three a week," McCown said.

Posted Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Also On Jems Thumb

Alternative' Airways Nonviable?

Critics debate a Miami study that excludes alternative airways from its definition of a successful intubation.

Posted Thursday, October 29, 2009

Also On Jems Thumb

Boston EMS, City to Track H1N1 Flu Vaccine Recipients

Boston EMS is working with city officials to track who gets the seasonal and H1N1 flu vaccines this year.

Posted Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Also On Jems Thumb

Common Conditions Misdiagnosed As Asthma

Learn how to properly diagnose several conditions that present with wheezing.

Posted Monday, October 19, 2009

Also On Jems Thumb

Common Conditions Misdiagnosed as Asthma

Learn how to properly diagnose several conditions that present with wheezing.

Posted Monday, October 19, 2009

Also On Jems Thumb

Authorities Seek Cause of Arizona Sweat Lodge Deaths

Authorities haven't determined the cause of the deaths and illnesses; tests for carbon monoxide and other contaminants were negative.

Posted Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Also On Jems Thumb

Pediatric Airway Maintenance: Choosing between the home ventilator & manual ventilation

Scared of pediatric airway calls? Find out what to consider when deciding between mechanical and manual ventilation.

Posted Tuesday, October 6, 2009


Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Innovation & Advancement

This is the seventh year of the EMS 10 Innovators in EMS program, jointly sponsored by Physio-Control and JEMS.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Press Conference, East Village Explosion and Collapse

Fire is contained to four buildings; 12 people have been injured.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

D.C. Mayor Adds Ambulances to Peak Demand Period

10 additional ambulances will be on the streets from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Utah Commission Privatizes Ambulance Service

Mayors in Iron County loose management fight.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Ambulance Delay Raises Concerns over Response Times

Officers give up after waiting 20 minutes for an ambulance.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Patient Carry during Snowstorm

Firefighters, medics and officers lend a hand in Halifax.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Terror Attack in Tunisia

19 people killed outside of a museum.
More >