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EMT/Paramedic Assaults

I read the statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics about EMT assaulted more on the job then police officer. 2 out of 1000 Police Of…

Started by EMS Crisis Intervention Team

2 Nov 20, 2013
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December 2014 case of the month....

I always enjoy reading the case of the month and frequently use it in the classroom for patient assessment, etc. When I was reading this mo…

Started by Chuck Moore

2 Nov 20, 2013
Reply by Chuck Moore

Injury Prevention Program research assistance

    I am conducting research for a NFA EFO project on injury prevention and am looking for information from others on their efforts via sur…

Started by Ryland Kendrick

2 Nov 17, 2013
Reply by Ryland Kendrick

EMS Chaplains - Who Uses Them?

EMS Chaplains Provide Spiritual Support for Providers & StaffAlthough affiliated with faith-based groups, chaplains are expected to giv…

Started by JEMS Web Team

1 Nov 3, 2013
Reply by Paula Miller

Hospital Initiated 911 Abuse?

Florida EMS Association Says Hospital Parking Lot Calls Hurt EMSFlorida woman is billed almost $380 to go from parking lot to inside of ER…

Started by JEMS Web Team

1 Nov 3, 2013
Reply by Paula Miller

Do You Have All The Pieces of the Safety Puzzle?

Rob Lawrence, COO of the Richmond Ambulance Authority, talks about how his agency envisions safety as a jigsaw puzzle, then builds up th…

Started by JEMS Web Team

1 Nov 3, 2013
Reply by Paula Miller

Lactate Meters the who, what, where

I am currently working on a lactate testing proposal for my department. I am searching for all the information I can get to completely soli…

Started by Michael Henry

0 Oct 17, 2013

2020 Vision Video: Integrated Patient Platform

What challenges do we need to overcome to be truly integrated?   JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P, Jim Augustine, MD, FACE…

Started by JEMS Web Team

0 Oct 9, 2013

Tablet Devices – Who is using them?

Tablet Devices Have Many Benefits for EMS ProvidersNew uses for iPads and tablets are already on the horizonBy Richard Huff, NREMT-B When H…

Started by JEMS Web Team

3 Oct 2, 2013
Reply by Edwin Miguel Ortega Cotte

Interfacility transfers: who pays?

First some background. I am with a small volunteer ambulance service in rural Utah. Our local hospital is a CAH operated by a large regiona…

Started by Tracy

2 Sep 24, 2013
Reply by Dustin Campbell


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