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The Four Cs of Care

Find out what went through Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman's mind before going into gastric bypass surgery and how it relates to EMS.

Posted Sunday, July 5, 2009

More Than a Number: Age does matter in your assessment

Hear from our Editor-in-Chief about why understanding geriatric care is more important than ever.

Posted Sunday, March 29, 2009

Resource Overkill: We Can Do More for Less

Do you use resources wisely in your EMS system? When you send too many resources on a call, you_re wasting money and risking precious assets.

Posted Thursday, March 5, 2009

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The Soldiers’ Surgeon: Reflections on the life and death of John P. Pryor, MD

It’s difficult to accept the loss of a loved one to the passion of their work. Sometimes it’s for one shift, and other times it’s for eternity. This reality hit home when I heard John Pryor, MD, had been killed while serving in Iraq.

Posted Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Dead Weight: Pay attention to your body's signals

Pay attention to your body's signals

Posted Monday, January 5, 2009

From the Editor: Your Other Partner

A good partner is reliable and strong -- and always has your back. However, partners often get separated. That_s why every EMS provider should have a portable ˙partner.Ó

Posted Thursday, November 13, 2008

Change Should Be in the Air

Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman discussed air ambulance safety and crashes.

Posted Monday, September 29, 2008

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The Last Ride

EMTs and paramedics speak about their involvement before, during and after the collapse of the World Trade Center (WTC) on 9/11.

Posted Monday, September 8, 2008

The Revolving Data Door

The deficiency of patient-outcome data has been haunting EMS systems for decades and needs to be addressed to enable us to close the loop on the care of prehospital patients.

Posted Monday, September 8, 2008


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