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EMS World November 2016


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.

Thom Dick
How to model and apply servant leadership in EMS
ImageTrend Elite helps Memphis serve its high utilizers
Rommie L. Duckworth, LP
It’s a perilous transition for the patient; here’s how to help it go smoother.
David J. Turner, BS, NRP
There were some notable new advances this year at Europe’s largest rescue show
John Erich
Could such a thing be extended to EMS?
Craig Cooley, MD, MPH, EMT-P, FACEP
These common devices can improve the transmission of key information to emergency providers.
Jeff Czyson, BA, EMT-P
How one agency started a crusade to make ambulances safer for patients and providers
Hilary Gates, MAEd, NRP
Dispatch instructions in cardiac arrest save lives and must be universal
Jonathan D. Washko, MBA, FACPE, NRP, AEMD
Northwell Health’s integrated EMS revolution
Rob Lawrence
Virginia's Standards of Excellence include dispatch, and an AHA task force is working on formalizing standard instructions for telephone CPR help.
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