2013 EMS 10 Winner Philip Callahan discusses developing and introducing a resiliency-based behavioral health initiative that helps first responders dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder.
2013 EMS 10 Winner Victor Convertino discusses his research on the compensatory reserve index (CRI) and intrathoracic pressure regulation (IPR) therapy provides tools to more rapidly determine the status of a patient.
2013 EMS 10 Winner David Edgar discusses creating a crew fatigue policy to objectively monitor crew activity and fatigue throughout their shift.
2013 EMS 10 Winner Farooq Muhammad discusses writing, producing and starring in innovative social media videos designed to educate the public about EMS and instill pride in EMS providers.
2013 EMS 10 Winner Peter Dworsky and Scott Matin discuss developing Driving Responsibly: The Truth about Sirens, an educational video outlining the misconceptions and dangers of emergency siren and light use.
Shaughn Maxwell discusses developing “EMS checklists” to ensure evidence-based critical interventions occur when specific clinical conditions are encountered.
Dr. John Riccio discusses how he and Rick Lewis developed the Advance Resource Medic (ARM) vehicle and deployment system, allowing for a changed dispatch and triage process.
Dr. Kevin Seaman discusses establishing a division of the Seattle Resuscitation Academy in Howard County (Md.), contributing to prehospital emergency care well beyond the borders of the county.
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