Backboard

Also On Jems Thumb

Flush Away Your Support of Always Backboarding Patients

Its only guarantee is that if you didn’t have back pain before, you certainly will by the time the ambulance arrives at the hospital.

Posted Monday, June 2, 2014

Also On Jems Thumb

Holiday Cartoons

Holiday cartoons from Steve Berry.

Posted Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Also On Jems Thumb

EMS Crews Should be Allowed to Use ‘Special Stretchers’

How the elimination of a few words impacted patient immobilization.

Posted Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Also On Jems Thumb

Analysis Supports Limiting Spinal Immobilization in Car Crash Patients

Street Science team suggests data points to limiting the use of backboards for car crash patients.

Posted Friday, December 28, 2012

Utah Fire Department First to Buy Injury-Reducing Backboards

The backboard is designed to reduce stress by more than 50% on the knees and backs of providers.

Posted Monday, September 17, 2012


Buyer's Guide Featured Companies

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Mechanical CPR is Producing Resuscitation Results Beyond Expectations

Discover why clinical studies are finding mechanical CPR just as effective as optimally-performed CPR.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

New Technology Helps Missouri Ambulances

Strategic GPS tracking helps in Springfield.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Profile: Hospital Wing Air Ambulance

Take a look inside this Memphis service.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

New Monitors for Wyoming EMS

Grant helps Torrington EMS get new equipment.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

London Medics Increasingly Attacked

One medic describes her violent confrontation.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Violence, Arson in Ferguson

Crowds in Ferguson and elsewhere react to decision.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

California Bus Rollover

One killed and dozens injured.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Buffalo Residents Dig Out and Prepare for Flooding

Flooding expected as heavy snow melts.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Field Bridge Xpress ePCR on iPad, Android, Kindle Fire

Sneak peek of customizable run forms & more.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Braun Ambulances' EZ Door Forward

Helps to create a safer ambulance module.
Watch It >


More Product Videos >