Airway & Respiratory

EMS personnel are often intimidated when tasked with performing triage, particularly initial triage, at a scene. They worry that if they assign the wrong priority to a victim, a patient might not get the care they need soon enough or survive. The reality: Your early EMS training probably gave you most of the knowledge you need to perform triage correctly. Let me explain.
Ambulances & Vehicle Ops

In this video report from the 2008 EMS EXPO conference in Las Vegas, JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman reports on a session presented by the Las Vegas Fire Department. In this session, the chief detailed how the city of Las Vegas dramatically reduced their hospital ER wait times from 2-8 hours down to 30 minutes via state legislation.