Understand the important facts—and misconceptions—about the flu, how it spreads, how flu vaccines actually work, and why EMS and public health data can be critical to identifying and allocating flu season resources.
The question we should be trying to answer isn't if intubation is bad, but “how do we make paramedics better at intubating?”
To make it easier for first responders to do their jobs, 1st In uses only Accuride drawer slides in the emergency vehicle cabinets that it builds and installs in police, fire and EMS vehicles.
An exclusive EMScapades comic published by JEMS, November 2018.
In addition to detailing tourniquet specifications, this article further offers healthcare providers a practical approach to addressing tourniquet selection, application, modification and alternatives.
For optimal accuracy in measurement and diagnostics, it’s important to use an aneroid sphygmomanometer and stethoscope to measure a patient’s blood pressure and to understand the principles behind its use.
Use an aneroid sphygmomanometer for optimal measurement and diagnostic accuracy.
Crush syndrome is a medical condition characterized by significant systemic symptoms resulting from toxins released by crushed muscle tissue.
Start thinking creatively about the work your crews are already doing and the data that's being collected. Learn to use data as a canvas on which to paint a picture of diligent care delivered.
Jon Krohmer, MD, the director of NHTSA’s Office on EMS, reflects on the development of EMS Agenda 2050 and on the industry-wide challenges that lie ahead in implementing a shared vision for our future.