EMS Lawline: After Much Criticism, OSHA Issues New Guidance on COVID-19 in the Workplace

The guidance provides a “roadmap” for EMS agencies to follow in developing a meaningful workplace safety compliance program for COVID-19.

Bleeding Management of the Severely Injured

The authors believe this has relevant patient management implications which are not discussed in emergency medicine literature or training.

Increasing Bystander CPR Confidence and Knowledge

A project in Rhode Island highlights the importance of a formal high school CPR education with certified instructors.

International Prehospital Medicine Institute Literature Review, February 2021

The group's mission is to provide up-to-date education at an affordable cost to those who provide medical care in the prehospital setting.

EMScapades: February 1, 2021

Looks like a dispatcher is getting some Valentine's Day sweets this year.

Prehospital Tradecraft: Special Circumstances of Resuscitation, Part 1

This is an outline of some of the more uncommon clinical presentations and treatment of cardiopulmonary arrest that may be encountered by EMS personnel.

Safety First or Safety Third: Considering Practitioner Safety in EMS

Radu Venter takes a critical look at what scene safety really means to EMS professionals.

Magen David Adom Details Experiences in Distributing the Coronavirus Vaccine in Israel

Magen David Adom is passing along its knowledge so that others may learn from its experience in vaccinating the elderly.

Use Difficult Conversations to Provide Better Healthcare

You are a dust bunny and EMS agencies are like a broom. It does not have to be that way, writes Justin Porter.

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients

Tele911 allows departments to better serve patients through technology while keeping highly trained paramedics available for critical calls.

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