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Wheel Patients to the Ambulance

Patients shouldn’t have to walk, but you shouldn’t have to break your back either.

Posted Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Vocal Cords Glow in Black Light

Vietnam trauma assessment inspires new kind of laryngoscope.

Posted Thursday, July 1, 2010

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A Safer, Smaller Ambulance

JEMS columnist explains his safer, smaller ambulance design.

Posted Tuesday, June 1, 2010

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Suction Catheter Saves Fingers

A new suction catheter invented by a paramedic can keep your fingers from getting bitten when clearing a patient’s airway.

Posted Thursday, April 29, 2010

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A Thank You Goes a Long Way

In these tough times, a little courtesy can have a greater impact than you realize.

Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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Clean Floors: A little fun for a serious world

Having a sense of humor and encouraging fun in the EMS workplace just might save your sanity when the going gets rough.

Posted Friday, March 12, 2010

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Practice Professional Etiquette

JEMS columnist Thom Dick shares some tricks for always looking professional in front of patients.

Posted Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Pearls: 30 things EMS providers should know

JEMS columnist Thom Dick and his old partner Les Federoff share pearls of wisdom somebody else should have shared with you.

Posted Wednesday, December 2, 2009

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Tips from Long-haul Truckers

The state of your rig makes a strong impression in the public's mind; use these shortcuts to keep it looking clean.

Posted Thursday, November 5, 2009



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