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EMS World May 2019

EMS World May 2019 cover

The May issue celebrates EMS Week, with a cover package of articles profiling providers who go "beyond the call." Additional stories recall Pittsburgh's historic Freedom House service and report on an EMS massive-transfusion program. Other features cover fitness, CPAP, and free open-access education for EMS, while columns include Journal Watch, an EMS Around the World visit to India, and an Association Update from NASEMSO. 

Dan B. Avstreih, MD, FACEP, FAEMS; John I. Morgan, MD, FACEP; and Craig Evans, BA, EMT-P
A tragedy prompts a new plan to bring blood to the field.
Valerie Amato, NREMT
A filmmaker wants the story of Pittsburgh’s pioneers to be remembered.
Antonio R. Fernandez, PhD, NRP, FAHA
Do longer shifts contribute to fatigue among air-medical personnel?
William A. Haseltine, PhD
A public-private partnership has created an extensive low-cost EMS system across the country.
Now in its 45th year, National EMS Week recognizes the critical work of the nation’s frontline lifesavers.
Maia Dorsett, MD, PhD; Sabina Braithwaite, MD, MPH, NRP, FAEMS, FACEP; Jason Wagner, MD, FACEP; and Hawnwan Philip Moy, MD, FAEMS
EMS is diverse, challenging, and asynchronous—our CME should reflect it.
Kathy Robinson, RN, EMT-P, QAS
NASEMSO supports its members and the industry in a number of ways.
Joshua D. Hartman, MBA, NRP, and Hilary Gates, MAEd, NRP
Check out the content for this year’s show, and enjoy some well-deserved recognition now.
To reduce our injury rates, let’s reimagine some of our approaches.
Jim Miller
With evidence conflicting, how can we maximize its value?
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