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EMS World September 2019

EMS World September 2019 cover

The September issue is all about innovations, with reports on a new community care model in New Orleans and new ambulances for a service in Oklahoma, as well as a new joint approach to fighting the opioid crisis. Other features look at etiquette for the disabled, a narrow escape from California's Camp fire, and the role of EMS in terminal extubation, as well as weighing the pros and cons of mobile stroke units. 

Daniel R. Gerard, MS, RN, NRP
Major stakeholders from EMS and beyond come together to brainstorm solutions.
Joe Darrah
Don’t talk past disabled patients, and let them maintain as much control as possible.
News, updates, and happenings in EMS from around the country.
Rick Murray, EMT-P
The American College of Emergency Physicians supports EMS across a number of fronts.
John Erich
A new series remembers the most important and influential leaders of EMS.
Christopher Gaeta
Many anticipate a benefit, but it’s not yet been shown in data.
Antonio R. Fernandez, PhD, NRP, FAHA
Don’t withhold it, but mind the initial and total dose administered.
Tracey Loscar, BA, NRP
Even the smallest of interventions can bring with it the unknown.
Abiodun Awoyemi
A few components are in place, but the country lacks any real system.
Danielle Scheafer, DO; Renoj Varughese, MD; Michael Dailey, MD, FACEP; and Brian Clemency, DO, FACEP
With preparation, we can help some patients die peacefully at home.
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