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Protocol For Replacement of Ambulances

Okay, going to re-word my last request based on the meeting we had today. The hospital now wants to make a protocol to guide them, step by…

Started by Douglas ZaludLatest Reply

RRV’s – Big or Small?

Is size a significant detail for rapid response vehicles? Does it help having the larger SUV over the smaller sedan-style vehicle – or vic…

Started by JEMS Web TeamLatest Reply

Should the National Transportation Safety Board help investigate ground ambulance crashes?

Either way, something must be done. Providers, who are in the profession to save others lives, shouldn't have to work in unsafe vehicles. I…

Started by Michelle BarbeauLatest Reply

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Protocol For Replacement of Ambulances

Okay, going to re-word my last request based on the meeting we had today. The hospital now wants to make a protocol to guide them, step by…

Started by Douglas Zalud

8 Dec 28, 2013
Reply by Douglas Zalud

RRV’s – Big or Small?

Is size a significant detail for rapid response vehicles? Does it help having the larger SUV over the smaller sedan-style vehicle – or vic…

Started by JEMS Web Team

3 Dec 9, 2013
Reply by Samuel Edwards

Ambulance for a Collegiate Volunteer Team

Hi everyone, I'm fairly new to JEMS,  but have been around EMS for a bit. I am supply officer for a small, college-student-run emergency r…

Started by John Morris

4 Sep 16, 2013
Reply by John Morris

Emergency Response for Coverage

A service I work for as recently been dispatching us emergency to another city to stand by because they are out of ambulances. there are NO…

Started by Just a Medic

18 Aug 30, 2013
Reply by James Pearson

Chevy c4500

My service is receiving two used ambulances from a failed service. They are 2004 Lifeline Highliners on a Chevy C4500 chassis. Since I'm pr…

Started by James Pearson

0 Aug 27, 2013

Medication Kit

Hello, I am trying to consolidate our ambulance medications that are currently in several places into one med kit.  Unfortunately, I am hav…

Started by Timothy Rossette

3 Apr 27, 2013
Reply by dr-exmedic

Ambulance Design And Specifications

So I have been given the unenviable task of doing this for my service. I have been given nothing to go on. I don't even know how many truck…

Started by Douglas Zalud

0 Feb 24, 2012

Ambulance Officers Speeding Fire Storm

    http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/more-news/ambo-speeding-fine-storm/story-fn7x8me2-1226269134858

Started by The Cannulator

18 Feb 18, 2012
Reply by dr-exmedic

Safer Ambulances needed!

Amublances arn't unforntuantly built as safe as they should be. Most ambulances are held together by double sided sticky tape in the corner…

Started by Glenn Pratt

18 Nov 27, 2011

Do Simulators Improve Driver Performance?

A number of articles have appeared regarding the use of driving simulators as a part of training for ambulance drivers (yes, I know that's…

Started by Glenn Luedtke

2 Aug 4, 2011
Reply by Glenn Luedtke

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