JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman is in Paris, France attending the 2nd Annual International State of the Future of Resuscitation.
"If I can't sleep, I can't recover."
Several Armstrong Ambulance first responders joined colleagues from peer agencies in the area for an emergency response exercise at Hanscom Field in Bedford on Wednesday, Oct. 9.
A new system is now in place between Austin-Travis County EMS (ATCEMS) and local police if emergency medical crews are being assaulted.
Amid reports of high rates of assault-related injuries among emergency medical services (EMS) personnel, anecdotal evidence suggests that many EMS agencies, and individual EMS professionals, are using, or considering the purchase of, a variety of solutions.