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The World Burn Congress Brings Rescuers and Survivors Together

EMS personnel usually see people during the worst times of their lives. They seldom have the chance to see how it all turned out for the patient. The World Burn Congress has changed that.

Posted Thursday, June 25, 2009

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Imagination at Work

JEMS Editorial Board member Wayne Zygowicz recently served as an EMS Safety Foundation delegate during the RETTmobile European Emergency Services Exhibition 2009. This article summarizes what he learned at the conference.

Posted Monday, June 8, 2009

What If?: Situational awareness is more than a catch phrase

What would you do if a passerby walked up to your rig and threatened self-injury? Would you know how to react, or would you go with your gut?

Posted Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Helmet Saves Man who Hit Ambulance

Posted Wednesday, June 3, 2009

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Health Means Wealth

Read about how Montgomery County (Texas) Hospital District invested in a variety of employee health and wellness programs, creating a more positive work environment and reducing health premium cost.

Posted Monday, June 1, 2009

Learning From Near Misses: What the National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System means for EMS

The National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System is actively collecting reports from EMS personnel related to incidents that put them in danger. What does this mean for you, the street-level provider or EMS administrator?

Posted Monday, May 11, 2009

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The Soft American

Are we still the "soft Americans" JFK described 50 years ago? Find out if your musculoskeletal fitness is in need of some attention.

Posted Friday, May 8, 2009

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Why We Relive our Patient's Pain

The traumatic events experienced by EMS providers as part of their jobs can eventually intensify to the point where they feel too much distress.

Posted Friday, May 1, 2009

FAA Plan Would Require Alarms On Air Ambulances

Posted Thursday, April 23, 2009


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