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Trouble in Trauma

Recent articles about EMS discuss dwindling resources for trauma care. Trauma kills our young. We need to invest in it.

Posted Thursday, October 18, 2007

AMR s Closing Creates Void in Mass.

At least two companies hope to fill the void left by the departure of American Medical Response (AMR) from Pittsfield, Mass.

Posted Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Paramedic wounded in Denver robbery

A Denver paramedic was shot after being confronted by robbery suspects as he wrote down their license plate.

Posted Wednesday, October 17, 2007

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EMS Video Games

Several video games out there offer EMS providers more than high-tech fun. They offer EMS providers training on real-life scenarios.

Posted Wednesday, October 17, 2007

TOPOFF4: An Experience in Terrorism

High school students voluntarily participated in the largest anti-terrorism exercise in U.S. history.

Posted Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Tracking Device Speeds Rescues: Project Lifesaver Monitors Can Pinpoint Location

Project Lifesaver places small tracking devices, about the size of a wristwatch, on people with cognitive disabilities. The monitor allows authorities to accurately pinpoint the location of anyone wearing the device.

Posted Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Public Health Agencies Perform Biohazard Alert Exercise in Wyoming

More than 15 local and statewide safety agencies gathered Tuesday at the U.S. Postal Service s main building in Cheyenne, Wyo., to perform a safety exercise in preparation for a real-life anthrax scare.

Posted Wednesday, October 17, 2007

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JEMS in the News

Adding to the citations of JEMS in academic journals and industry reports are two recent articles that cite the journal when analyzing trends in prehospital care and safety.

Posted Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Firefighters Put Their Prototype Stretcher to the Test at Kennedy

A trio of current and former city firefighters taking a business trip to promote a lightweight stretcher they invented put it to good use yesterday when a man on their plane suffered a heart attack.

Posted Tuesday, October 16, 2007


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