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EMS World November 2006

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.

     If you build it, they will come, and come they did to EMS EXPO 2006, held late September in Las Vegas, NV.

     More than 6,000 EMS providers attended the largest EMS show in the…

     The National Association of EMTs concluded its annual meeting, held in conjunction with EMS EXPO in Las Vegas, by electing new officers and board members and presenting its annual awards.

When the governor of Virginia came to the grand opening, he conceded that the District of Columbia's new Unified Communications Center was better than his own. At the same event, U.S. Secretary of…
She turns her head, faces you with expressionless eyes and says, "My dear, I think I'm going to die here today."
A third-term pregnant woman in a traumatic event is a potential crisis even if no immediate threats to life are identified.
You come in early to generate a report for your local fire board. One of your crews returning from a call sees your light on and stops by for a visit.
Last year, the fifth annual Medic Up competition, sponsored by the International Tactical EMS (ITEMS) Association, was held at Strategic Operations, a state-of-the-art training facility in San Diego…
Tactical medic trainers often use building-block training to give students the physical and psychological tools they will need to handle these incidents.
The purpose of this article is to examine some beneficial things that medics can do whether they are SWAT operators or not.
EMS work places personnel at risk of frequent injury and can potentially contribute to long-term health concerns.
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