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Barry D. Smith

Barry D. Smith is an instructor in the Education Department at the Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) in Reno, NV. Contact him at bsmith@remsa-cf.com.

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United States military helicopters have been used during civilian emergencies around the world since the beginning of their service in late World War ll. Typically these have been major events such…
For more, see Extreme Rescue: Inside the U.S. Air Force Pararescue Program, from the August 2017 EMS World. LTC Stephen Rush joined the New York Air National Guard as a pararescue flight surgeon…
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How many of you know what a mobile virtual presence device is? Of those who said yes, how many first heard of them from an episode of The Big Bang Theory? Well, get ready to put your geek on because…
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Ed's Note: Mark Your Calendars! EMS World Expo 2016 is scheduled for October 3–7 in New Orleans, LA. Visit EMSWorldExpo.com for more information. As I was walking around the exhibit hall…
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