From The Editor

Resource Overkill: We Can Do More for Less

Do you use resources wisely in your EMS system? When you send too many resources on a call, you_re wasting money and risking precious assets.

Posted Thursday, March 5, 2009

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The Soldiers’ Surgeon: Reflections on the life and death of John P. Pryor, MD

It’s difficult to accept the loss of a loved one to the passion of their work. Sometimes it’s for one shift, and other times it’s for eternity. This reality hit home when I heard John Pryor, MD, had been killed while serving in Iraq.

Posted Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Dead Weight: Pay attention to your body's signals

Pay attention to your body's signals

Posted Monday, January 5, 2009

From the Editor: Your Other Partner

A good partner is reliable and strong -- and always has your back. However, partners often get separated. That_s why every EMS provider should have a portable ˙partner.Ó

Posted Thursday, November 13, 2008

Change Should Be in the Air

Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman discussed air ambulance safety and crashes.

Posted Tuesday, September 30, 2008

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The Last Ride

EMTs and paramedics speak about their involvement before, during and after the collapse of the World Trade Center (WTC) on 9/11.

Posted Tuesday, September 9, 2008

The Revolving Data Door

The deficiency of patient-outcome data has been haunting EMS systems for decades and needs to be addressed to enable us to close the loop on the care of prehospital patients.

Posted Tuesday, September 9, 2008

I Finally Met John Wayne: Chance encounter presents modern-day hero

Editor-in-Chief, A.J. Heightman, meets John Wayne,; not the actor, but the real deal: a tough, dedicated, honorable man of action.

Posted Monday, September 8, 2008

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A Critical Shut-Off Valve

Editor-in-chief, A.J. Heightman, believes there's no reason tourniquets shouldn't be used to safely and effectively control life-threatening bleeding from penetrating and other massive extremity injuries.

Posted Monday, September 8, 2008


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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