Digital Supplement, Special Topics

October 2014 Supplement, When Time Matters Most

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Special Focus on Active Shooter Incidents & Tactical Emergency Casualty Care

This JEMS supplement is intended to help emergency medical responders prepare to protect themselves and their patients during fast-moving, high-risk events.

FBI’s View to Improving Survival in Active Shooter Events

Recommendations and reflections two years after Sandy Hook.

The Evolution of Civilian High Threat Medical Guidelines

How mass killing events have proven a need for new guidelines.

The Decision-Making Process for Wound Clotting Agents

How to select advanced hemostatic dressings & agents.

New External Hemorrhage Control Evidence-Based Guideline

Early management of hemorrhage by first responders can mean the difference between life and death.

Boston EMS Transitions to Warm Zone Operations after the Boston Marathon Bombing

Joint EMS and law enforcement rescue task force model saved lives following explosions.

Tactical Emergency Casualty Care Pediatric Guidelines

The publication of the pediatric appendix to the TECC guidelines seeks to continue the expansion of TECC principles of response to a broader demographic and empower local jurisdictions to tailor their response protocols to meet the needs of their civilian populations.

Interoperable Core Skills for Training to Respond to Violent Incidents

Learn rescue task force concepts and victim movement techniques.