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EMS World November 2019

EMS World cover November 2019

The November issue focuses on expanded care and pharmacology, with features on LVO stroke care, troponin testing, crush injury, and cocaine toxicity. Other articles cover collegiate EMS, the science of compressions, and paying for MIH programs. Columns include Journal Watch, Methods in Mentoring, and EMS Around the World, and this issue also features Product Applications From the Field.

Hilary Gates, MAEd, NRP
From artificial intelligence to video-assisted call-taking, the Danish EMS system blazes new trails.
Barry Bachenheimer, EdD, FF/EMT
When students get sick or hurt, their classmates are standing by to help.
John Erich
A new series remembers the most important and influential leaders of EMS.
Casey B. Patrick, MD, FACEP, and Robert L. Dickson, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FACEM
How a Texas system improved coordination for stroke patients.
Meir Shubowitz
What are the risks, and what should you do about them?
News, updates, and happenings in EMS from around the country.
Kristy Van Hoven
The organization’s mission is to chronicle and tell the story of the profession.
Aditya C. Shekhar
They’re an effective biomarker for cardiac damage, and EMS can now conduct point-of-care tests.
Roger L. Layell, FP-C, CCP-C, CCEMT-P, NRP
Besides making patients difficult to manage in the moment, it can cause lasting damage to the heart.
Antonio R. Fernandez, PhD, NRP, FAHA
Needlessly flying low-risk patients costs a lot of money.
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