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Hearing-Impaired Patients Require Special Consideration During a Disaster

The past and future in responding to the hearing impaired.

Posted Monday, September 15, 2014

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Armed Tactical EMS Team Responds with SWAT in Hot Zones

Medics wear ballistic gear and carry guns.

Posted Thursday, July 10, 2014

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Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad Partners with Police to Create Rescue Task Force

Establishing trust between agencies is critical to success.

Posted Wednesday, May 7, 2014

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Understanding the NFPA 473 Improved Standard for EMS Hazmat Professionals

Learn EMS’ role at hazmat and WMD incidents.

Posted Monday, March 17, 2014

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Supporting Paradigm Change in EMS’ Operational Medical Response to Active Shooter Events

Starting dialogue on how to progress operational medical response.

Posted Friday, December 13, 2013

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Hit and Run at LAX Airport

LACFD respond to a vehicle crash.

Posted Monday, December 9, 2013

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EMS Data Use in Integrating Mobile Healthcare, Mass Gatherings and MCIs

The analysis and use of EMS data shouldn’t be limited to traditional emergency response. In this article, the authors detail how MedStar in Fort Worth, Texas, is using EMS data to shape an integrated healthcare model, as well as to plan and prepare for large events and mass-casualty incidents.

Posted Sunday, December 8, 2013

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The Importance of Scene Illumination at Mass-Casualty Incidents

At any scene, but especially those with multiple patients, proper lighting can facilitate patient assessment and ensure the most effective, efficient triage and treatment. JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman shares what scene lighting is so important and provides 10 lighting tips.

Posted Thursday, November 21, 2013

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Improving the CDC’s National Field Triage Decision Scheme

Research suggests there is room to improve the NFTDS

Posted Friday, November 15, 2013


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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