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The vehicle hit a tree, killing EMT David J. Gundle.
In an effort to reduce the number of non-emergency calls, the Spokane Fire Department has established the Community Assistance Response Team in collaboration with Eastern Washington University's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Social Work.
The new Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services Department will be a partnership between the Indianapolis Fire Department, Wishard Memorial Hospital, Indiana University School of Medicine and the Health and Hospital Corporation.
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Continuing education can be pretty boring business. To the extent educators can liven things up, they'll get more engaged students who absorb and retain more. In California, the Bay Area Paramedic Journal Club has hit upon a format that's participatory, free-spoken and self-directed--and providers are responding.
In a career that we all acknowledge is male-dominated, where to succeed we often have to work harder, longer and with a different approach just to attain the equivalent respect, why is it that women are harder on each other than anyone else usually is?
In this month's round-up of what's being talked about online, Adam Thompson highlights blogs that discuss critical care medicine, mobile apps, equipment research and war stories in EMS.
Featured EMS World Magazine Article
Broadly defined, health information exchange is the automated electronic movement of people's health information across organizations, independent of information systems or software. It's going to make your job easier, and it's going to contribute to better patient care.
EMS World Webcast Archive
View this archived presentation that will help make sense of the AHA's new 2010 Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care for Basic Life Support (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC) for adult and pediatric patients.
Prescription drug abuse is a rampant problem among today's adolescents. In 2004, more than 1.5 million teens met the diagnostic criteria for substance dependence and abuse. Here's what you need to know.
This CE activity is approved by EMS World Magazine, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS), for 1.5 CEUs. After reading the article, download the test that accompanies this article or take the CE test online atwww.rapidce.com.
"The Freedom is a model that meets the demands of the fire-based EMS community. After our introduction of the Braun Super Chief on the Spartan Furion, we have received numerous calls from customers about developing a product that has a larger module, can carry more firefighting equipment and offers a "built to suit" application," says Chad Brown for Braun.
Southeastern Emergency Equipment launches its new eSEE online storefront.