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EMS World September 2015


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.

Mike Rubin
You are, without allowances for inconvenience, distraction or fatigue.
Joseph J. Kolb, MA
Apps and services are out there to help providers understand patients who don’t speak English
Glen Mayhew, DHSc, NRP
They can look similar, but it’s important to tell them apart.
James J. Augustine, MD, FACEP
Family considerations shape care when a small craft lands in a yard.
Brian LaCroix, FACPE, NRP (ret.)
After a serious ambulance crash, an EMS community emerges stronger.
John Erich
Designed for ongoing high-threat situations, TECC gives providers a framework for balancing risk vs. benefit.
John Erich
The EMT-level program is data-driven and designed for replicability.
Will Chapleau, EMT-P, RN, TNS
The founder of PHTLS challenged us all to ask, "What have we done for the good of mankind today?"
Recipients of the 2015 National EMS Awards of Excellence are raising the bar in EMS
Kevin T. Collopy, BA, FP-C, CCEMT-P, NR-P, CMTE, WEMT
Acute PEs can be life-threatening emergencies—be prepared to recognize and manage them.
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