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EMS World April 2019

April 2019 EMS World cover

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. 

Antonio R. Fernandez, PhD, NRP, FAHA
Are crews less safe when using the warning devices?
Jennifer Noce, CCEMTP, FP-C, CCP-C
Proper airway management is more than sinking a tube down a hole.
Tracey Loscar, BA, NRP
Share the wins and remember the losses—both will come, and you will get through them. 
John Todaro, BA, NRP, RN, TNS, NCEE
Ultimately we're providers of healthcare, and public safety but one of our platforms.
Valerie Amato, NREMT
Human trafficking is here, and it’s getting more prevalent.
Bryan F. Ericson, MEd, RN, NRP, LP
The educators’ group begins a big project for NHTSA.
Chelsea Williams, MD, MPH, and Hawnwan Philip Moy, MD
There’s not much literature for children, but we still likely overuse the practice.
Nick Nudell, MS, NRP, FACPE, EMD
There are various ways to realize the value of the practice.
News, updates, and happenings in EMS from around the country.
Mike Taigman and Jeffrey L. Jarvis, MD, MS, EMT-P
Improvement science is still evolving, but here’s a good place to start.
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