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First Responder Rehab: Good, better, best

Fireground rehab is an essential component of any incident that may save lives and improve the health of responders. Preplanning for rehab is essential to ensure you have the means and protocols to monitor firefighters and to provide effective rehydration and cooling.

Posted Sunday, April 11, 2010

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Why the Warm-Up Is Essential

Learn why you can't neglect your warm-up at the gym and try this suggested routine.

Posted Monday, March 1, 2010

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Deer Creek Officials Use Columbine Lessons

Littleton (Colo.) Fire Rescue Chief Wayne Zygowicz describes the Deer Creek Middle School shooting.

Posted Friday, February 26, 2010

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Tropical Rescue Worker's Personal Care Checklist

In the wake of the Jan. 12 Haitian earthquake, JEMS asked two of its editorial board members for tips to help responders who might have long assignments in unsanitary conditions in tropical locations.

Posted Friday, January 15, 2010

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Fecal Matters

Guy Haskell remembers a "malodorous" call from a well-known "rapscallious" patient.

Posted Tuesday, January 12, 2010

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Fecal Matters

Guy Haskell remembers a "malodorous" call from a well-known "rapscallious" patient.

Posted Tuesday, January 12, 2010

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OH Training Program Teaches Tactical EMS

A program brought to Northwest Ohio is teaching medical professionals how to respond in a hostile situation.

Posted Monday, January 11, 2010

Cold Keeps Kansas City EMS Busy

MAST ambulance workers are staying busy in the cold and snowy conditions this winter.

Posted Thursday, January 7, 2010

Last Word

Boston EMT negotiates health perks for providers; Florida campaign cuts nonemergent calls in half; St. Louis ED nurse helps outfit ambulances with new EKGs; and New South Wales paramedics replace fentanyl with unknown substance.

Posted Wednesday, January 6, 2010


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