Major Incidents

JEMS Editor-in-Chief Shares Special Note to Readers

Colorado mass shooting stirs up painful memories for EMS providers.

Posted Friday, July 20, 2012

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Crews Rebound from Aftermath of Joplin Tornado

Crews recount the deadly incident a year after its occurrence.

Posted Monday, July 9, 2012

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Navy Jet Crash Teaches Providers Many Lessons

Va. Beach MCI response offers providers many valuable lessons.

Posted Thursday, July 5, 2012

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Bonus: How to Help People with Special Needs Survive CBRNE Events

To help ensure a state of readiness, EMS systems must plan well in advance and coordinate potential care of special needs patients in the wake of a disaster.

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2012

Bonus: Decon Tips for First Responders

Do you know what to do when arriving on the scene of a large-scale chemical release?

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2012

Preparing for 'D Days'

It's our job to think about the unthinkable and take action when necessary to reduce the injuries and death.

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2012

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Chemical Release

Faced with a large number of people exposed to a chemical warfare agent or a toxic industrial chemical, EMS responders should act quickly.

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2012

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Response to Blast Injuries

Injuries caused by an explosion can be difficult to treat. Learn how to treat patients with blast injuries.

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2012

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Mobile Communications

Local comm issues have been addressed with the WakeMed interoperable comm vehicle.

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2012






 

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