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EMS World August 2019

EMS World August 2019 cover

August’s issue looks at MCI and disaster response, with a cover package that encompasses best practices, community partnerships, FDNY’s medical special-ops conference, and responses at Bristol Motor Speedway, plus more. Other features explore air-medical transport, professionalism in EMS, and kids with concussions. This month’s columns include Journal Watch, Journey to 2050, and Association Update. 

Mike Rubin
Get a good history, follow the ABCs, and seek definitive care.
William J. Leggio, EdD, NRP; Andy Gienapp, NRP; Derek Bergsten, MPA, CFO, CEMSO, MIFireE
Achieving the vision will take hard work from everyone.
John M. Dabbs
With up to 200,000 people gathering for events, providers had better be ready.
Rick Lane
Community partnerships are critical to MCI training success.
Kevin L. Pohlman, MEd, NRP, FACHE, CCEMT-P, EMT-T, CHSE, CHSOS, NHDP-BC; Joshua D. Hartman, MBA, NRP
An overview of current tools, approaches, and best practices for MCI response.
Valerie Amato, NREMT
Plus key info on the Thai cave rescue and targeted auto rammings.
News, updates, and happenings in EMS from around the country.
Phil Haebe, NRP
How can EMT and paramedic requirements go beyond the textbook minimum?
Tammy Chatman
Bike rides and a memorial service annually recognize those who gave all.
Antonio R. Fernandez, PhD, NRP, FAHA
A key outcome measure has a disappointing result.
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