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2019

The November issue focuses on expanded care and pharmacology, with features on LVO stroke care, troponin testing, crush injury, and cocaine toxicity. Other articles cover collegiate EMS, the science of compressions, and paying for MIH programs. Columns include Journal Watch, Methods in Mentoring, and EMS Around the World, and this issue also features Product Applications From the Field.

October's EMS World Expo show issue salutes the year's best, with both winners of the National EMS Awards of Excellence and finalists for 2019's Innovation Awards, plus our annual compendium of original abstracts from the Prehospital Care Research Forum. Education-themed features examine evidence-based guidelines, the flipped classroom, and study abroad, while other articles cover child abuse and grief for the first responder. Don't miss EMS World Expo 2019, October 14–18 in New Orleans. 

The September issue is all about innovations, with reports on a new community care model in New Orleans and new ambulances for a service in Oklahoma, as well as a new joint approach to fighting the opioid crisis. Other features look at etiquette for the disabled, a narrow escape from California's Camp fire, and the role of EMS in terminal extubation, as well as weighing the pros and cons of mobile stroke units. 

August’s issue looks at MCI and disaster response, with a cover package that encompasses best practices, community partnerships, FDNY’s medical special-ops conference, and responses at Bristol Motor Speedway, plus more. Other features explore air-medical transport, professionalism in EMS, and kids with concussions. This month’s columns include Journal Watch, Journey to 2050, and Association Update. 

The July issue has a focus on administration and operations, with features on the DEA's controlled-substance regulations and a standardized new bag for providers in Florida's Pinellas County. The cover report profiles a successful rural EMS system in Oregon, while other articles look at nitrous oxide as an analgesic, the instructional scaffolding approach to education, and a new EMS-led accountable care network in Ohio. A CE article covers unplanned extubation. Among columns, EMS Around the World travels to Russia. 

Data and interoperability are the themes of the June issue, which features a cover story on a new hospital dashboard initiative keeping capital-area responders better informed. Other features look at new data on violence against EMS and projects aimed at reducing violence and enhancing safety culture. This issue also contains our annual work environment and salary surveys, as well as stories on measles, an MIH program in Indiana, and documenting patient refusals. Columns include Journal Watch, Journey to 2050, and Association Update. 

The May issue celebrates EMS Week, with a cover package of articles profiling providers who go "beyond the call." Additional stories recall Pittsburgh's historic Freedom House service and report on an EMS massive-transfusion program. Other features cover fitness, CPAP, and free open-access education for EMS, while columns include Journal Watch, an EMS Around the World visit to India, and an Association Update from NASEMSO. 

The April issue focuses on emergency vehicles and patient handling, with features on helicopter EMS safety, ambulance design, and pediatric immobilization. Other articles look at human trafficking and airway management. Columns include Journal Watch, Journey to 2050, the Midlife Medic, Methods in Mentoring, and an Association Update from NAEMSE. 

The March issue looks at MCIs and mass gatherings, with features on faster care in mass shootings, special-event response, and mobile ER trailers. Other articles focus on stress and new mnemonics for community paramedics. Columns include EMS Around the World, Journal Watch, and Association Update; this issue also includes Product Applications From the Field.  

The February issue has a stroke and cardiac focus, with features on cardiac arrest dispatch protocols and combating stroke in Australia. The cover story examines a pioneering MIH partnership in Baltimore, and other articles cover refusal of care after Narcan revival, shared decision-making, peer support, and California's Prop 11. New columns focus on mentoring and EMS Agenda 2050. 

The January issue has an airway focus, with features on peri-intubation hypoxia and airway management, and bonus content on pediatrics, with articles on respiratory distress and bronchiolitis. Additional content examines stress and continuing education; columns include EMS Around the World and a new incarnation of the Trip Report called Journal Watch. 

2018

The annual December Buyer’s Guide issue not only provides a comprehensive listing of companies, services, and products serving the EMS industry but also offers select data from the Firehouse National Run Survey and the winners of our 2018 Innovation Awards. Other features look at naloxone on passenger flights, the latest resuscitation literature, and peer support for command staff. Columns include Promoting Innovation in EMS, From the Officer’s Desk, and the Trip Report.

The November issue has a theme of patient and provider safety. The cover story examines the ongoing problem of sexual harassment in the emergency services, while other features look at safe patient lifting and movement and the safety of community paramedics. We also conclude the story of EMS World Expo keynote speaker Anne Montera. Columns include EMS Around the World, Promoting Innovation in EMS, and the Trip Report; this issue also brings Product Applications From the Field.

October's EMS World Expo show issue profiles the winners of the 2018 Awards of Excellence, reveals finalists for the year's Top Innovation Awards, and includes our second annual collection of research abstracts from the Prehospital Care Research Forum. Features look at nontraditional EMS jobs, medical-alert technology, mobile stroke care, and the role of midwives in birth, as well as continuing the story of EMS World Expo keynote speaker Anne Montera. 

The September issue has a management and operations focus, with features on hepatitis A in the homeless, organizational security, and data interoperability vs. opioid abuse. The cover report looks at U.S. Air Force aeromedical evacuation, while other articles continue the story of EMS World Expo keynote speaker Anne Montera and cover SCI and neurogenic shock, a new model for CE, and a pair of young brothers whose hemophilia isn't derailing promising careers in EMS. 

The August issue features a focus on advanced care and bonus content on healthcare integration, while the cover story explores the sometimes-difficult relationship between EMS systems' clinical and operational imperatives. Other features discuss care of LGBT patients, yoga for first responders, pediatric alternative airways, and how women experience pain. 

The July issue's cover report profiles the NYPD's elite Emergency Service Unit, while additional MCI and disaster content covers the role of EMS in family-assistance operations and the prospect of nuclear terrorism. Other features examine statistical significance in EMS research, alternative airways for pediatrics, a successful MIH program in Texas, and alternatives to opioids for chronic pain. 

The June issue offers the EMS World Salary Survey, the industry's most comprehensive look at what EMS professionals earn, as well as a data/technology cover package that includes features on data-driven decision-making and patient safety culture. Also in this issue: reporting from EMS On the Hill Day; Mike Rubin's guide to better writing; and a critical look at mobile stroke units. 

The May issue features a cover report on the role military helicopters can play for EMS and additional content around the themes of evidence-based medicine and system management. Other features focus on an SCA survivor giving back and conclude our series on resilience. Regular columns include Promoting Innovation in EMS, EMS Around the World, the Midlife Medic, and the Trip Report. 

This issue's cover story looks at a pair of recent challenges faced by responders in Florida's Coral Springs‚Äîlast year's Hurricane Irma and this year's school shooting‚Äîand how they weathered them successfully. Additional content examines safe patient lifting and movement and continues our series on resiliency, as well as regular columns such as the Midlife Medic, Trip Report, Promoting Innovation in EMS, and From the Officer's Desk. 

This issue covers active-shooter and trauma themes, with a cover package that examines high-level MCI training and tools for mass-shooting preparedness. Additional content focuses on stress in EMS and concludes our ongoing series on excellence in pediatric care; also in this issue are Product Applications From the Field. 

February's EMS World features cardiac and stroke themes, with a cover report on the new mobile stroke unit being fielded by Chicago's Rush University Medical Center. In the cardiac realm, 'STEMI 2.0' examines how EMS can provide better care for STEMI patients. Other content includes Part 2 of our series on excellence in pediatric care, tips for dealing with patients' service animals, an anti-overdose program in Utah, our regular Trip Report and Promoting Innovation in EMS columns, and a new leadership column, From the Office's Desk. 

The first issue of 2018 focuses on airway management and pediatrics. Pediatric content features a look at the pit crew model's benefit in pediatric cardiac arrest, tips for using the Broselow tape, and the advanced technology deployed by Florida's St. Joseph's Children's Hospital. In the airway realm, we examine a new acronym for predicting difficult airways. New columns for 2018 include coverage of international EMS and the Promoting Innovation in EMS (PIE) project; the Trip Report and Midlife Medic return; and special features look at a major reimbursement change from Anthem and remember our late friend Lou Jordan. 

2017

The special December Buyer's Guide issue features the industry's most thorough listing of product and service providers eager to help fill all your service's medical and operational needs. Also included are key EMS statistics from Firehouse Magazine's annual run report; the winners of EMS World's 2017 Innovation Awards; and our regular columns, including High-Performance EMS and the Trip Report. As a special bonus feature, see our comprehensive timeline of modern American EMS. 

The November issue features a cover report on a broad-based effort to improve SCA outcomes in Michigan, where leaders of the local 'SaveMIHeart' initiative have partnered with the HeartRescue Project to try to double survival in three years. Additional content includes a Spotlight on Safety section with features on autism awareness and the'sterile cockpit' concept; the conclusion of our series on the evolving role of EMS in stroke care; Part 2 of our keys to leadership success; a special look at the EMS role after Hurricane Irma; and our Product Applications From the Field. 

In this special EMS World Expo Show Issue, EMS World presents the recipients of the esteemed National EMS Awards of Excellence, profiles the finalists of the EMS World Innovation Awards and presents a first-of-its-kind research section full of scientific abstracts of original studies pertaining to the EMS field. Our cover story delves into the thorny issue of outfitting EMS providers with body armor. Timely features cover an MIH program for the incarcerated and the importance of establishing strong evidence behind EMS interventions. Finally we continue our series on acute stroke management and begin one on keys to leadership success. 

With this issue we debut a three-part package of content examining innovations in stroke care and best current practices for achieving optimal outcomes for stroke patients. Other content examines old medications for difficult new conditions; maintaining stakeholder relationships in a high-value system; and improving through patient survey feedback.

This issue takes readers along with the U.S. Air Force's elite pararescue unit, where highly trained "PJs" execute technical rescue and combat operations in remote and unforgiving environments. Additional features include a reassessment of established measures of patient consciousness, coverage of the EARTH conference on emerging EMS technologies, BiPAP essentials for prehospital providers and much more.

This month's issue takes readers inside the FDNY's Medical Special Operations Conference (MSOC), which lets providers learn through practice in difficult environments. Additional coverage includes the U.S. Coast Guard's mass rescue operations, responding to active-shooter events, and how one Florida hospital evacuated patients when the power went out.

This month's issue profiles the work of NYCMedics, which is helping care for casualties during the ongoing fighting in Iraq. Additional content focuses on how technology is transforming EMS operations.

This month's issue puts the spotlight on education with articles on how to improve first-time exam pass rates, using sim labs to improve the quality of training, deploying medutainment in the classroom and curriculum matching.

This month's issue profiles an innovative MIH-CP program out of South Florida, puts the spotlight on ambulance design and safety, and looks at how pandemic outbreaks bring EMS and public health together.

This month's issue reviews how Cypress Creek EMS wields fresh plasma and packed red blood cells on trauma calls. Additional content looks at active shooter response, using ultrasound to detect stroke and international models of high-performance EMS.

Cover by: Richard Salazar

This month's cover report discusses best practices for integrating paid and unpaid staff. Also in this issue: using ultrasound for cardiac care; preparing for patients with hoarding disorder and high-value EMS operations.
This month's cover report looks at how hundreds of medical professionals are ready to deliver care at one of NASCAR's most formidable tracks. Also in this issue: Spotlight on airway management, high-performance EMS and complex pediatrics.

2016

EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content make EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.

This month we put the spotlight on safety: Capt. "Sully" reflects on how crew resource management can be applied to EMS; the CE article presents five ways to perfect the patient handoff; and Allina Health EMS shares its ambulance redesign.

This month's cover report reviews how EMS can share data and partner with public health to help combat the opioid epidemic. Additional content focuses on strategies for longevity in EMS, training inside the hot zone and body armor injuries.

This month's cover report reviews how prehospital ultrasound is the next level of care for our patients. Additional content focuses on chronic disease management for community paramedics, inventory control, advances in cardiac care and 50 years of EMS.

Peter Antevy, MD, Brijesh Mehta, MD, and Fire Chief Mark Ellis discuss how they are working together to develop a progressive system of stroke care in southern Florida. Also in the issue: mobile stroke units, the silver tsunami and psychological care.

This issue focuses on MCI with a spotlight on the response to the December 2015 San Bernardino shootings. Additional content looks at motivational interviewing for community paramedics, and respiratory patient history and assessment.

This issue reviews how evolving technologies are improving patient care and operations in EMS. Additional content looks at alternative EMS careers, difficult airway management and an EMS guide to depression and bipolar disorder.

This issue puts the spotlight on EMS education with articles on the value of patient simulation and pearls of wisdom instructors should share with their EMT students.

This issue looks at the steps agencies should take to develop a fleet replacement strategy, considerations for the management of homeless patients and how mobile health buses are taking care to the streets.

This issue looks at the evolving role of the bystander in response to mass casualty events, permissive hypotension in trauma, protecting patient privacy in community paramedic programs and what to do when an EMS call turns violent.
 

This issue's cover report looks at the importance of recognizing sepsis in pediatric patients. Additional content focuses on rural community paramedicine, how to get the most from your history and physical exam, and why you need to SWOT your agency.

This issue's cover report looks at offshore oil rig response. Additional content focuses on airway management, EMS systems performance measurement and community paramedics and the drug-seeker.

2015

Our December issue is the most comprehensive listing of companies, products and services for the EMS profession. Access all listings at http://www.emsworld.com/directory.

This issue puts the spotlight on safety with articles on how a prevention program reduced employee injuries and how to develop a safety management system. Additional content focuses on international MIH-CP programs, patient restraint and border response.

This month we focus on airway management, looking at alternative airways and how to take the fear out of RSI. Additional content focuses on just-in-time stock control, best practices for patient interviews and rural MIH-CP program development.

This month we focus on the aftermath of an ambulance crash, review how the FD CARES program is cutting 9-1-1 and hospital use, profile the National EMS Award of Excellence recipients and discuss prehospital stabilization of pulmonary edema.
This month we focus on cardiac care with articles on heads-up CPR, resuscitation on the fireground, cardiac causes of syncope and combative cardiac patients.
This month we focus on MCI response, the payer's perspective on MIH-CP programs, clinical care protocols from the Gathering of Eagles Conference and prehospital stabilization of unstable neonates.
This issue puts the spotlight on EMS education with articles on how technology is transforming continuing education, top tips for interviewing EMS students and why research is key to the future of EMS education and training.
This issue details how the results of a recent stroke trial will have a profound impact on the EMS community, why you should accredit your MIH-CP program and prehospital management of emerging viral diseases.

This month's cover report details how Kern County, CA, developed an ALS fire line paramedic program. The issue also includes articles on ambulance safety and design, bariatric patient care and prehospital assessment of heart failure patients.

This month's cover reports details how civilian paramedics helped upgrade training for the U.S. Army. We also uncover the benefits of TXA, find out what the evidence says about needle decompression and bust some top trauma myths.
Meet the recipients of EMS World's Innovation Awards, find out how three countries are improving quality and innovating paramedic service, and learn why prehospital therapeutic hypothermia doesn't appear to have the prehospital effect we thought it did.
The January issue features articles on strategic planning for MIH-CP programs, paramedic program educator workload, surgical airway management, the evidence behind endotracheal intubation and apneic oxygenation.

2014

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The December issue is EMS World's annual Buyer's Guide, which is the most comprehensive listing of companies, products and services for the EMS profession, plus common STEMI imitators, EMS leadership and developing quality improvement programs.

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The November issue features articles on PTS in EMS, common STEMI imitators, military search and rescue exercise and pediatric transport recommendations.
The October issue features articles on EMS response to the cancer patient, less lethal injury management, ECG changes in acute coronary syndrome and maintaining your agency's policy manual.
The September issue features articles on community paramedicine, electrical injury and burn care, the Colorado safety summit, product applications from the field and much more.

EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content makes EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.

EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content make EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.

EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content make EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.

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EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content make EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.

EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content make EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.

EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content make EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.

 

EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content make EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.

2013

EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content make EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.

EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content make EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.

EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content make EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.

EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content make EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.

EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content make EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.

EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content make EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.

EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content make EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.

EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content make EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.

EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content make EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.

EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content make EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.

Hoboken Volunteer Emergency Squad lost four vehicles to Superstorm Sandy.

EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content make EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.2

EMS World Magazine has been published continuously since 1972. Informative and balanced editorial content make EMS World Magazine the most authoritative source in the world for clinical and educational material designed to improve the delivery of prehospital emergency medical care. It is written, edited, illustrated and formatted to appeal to the full spectrum of EMS professionals: Paramedics, EMTs, administrators and instructors working in private and public services.

2001

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