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EMS World April 2020

EMS World April 2020

April is the annual vehicles issue, with a cover feature on Mecklenburg EMS Agency's new employee-driven ambulance redesign and a sensible approach to ambulance stocking. Other features look at seizures, dyspnea, burns, and MIH care for patients with dementia. This month's columns include Journal Watch, Resident Eagle, Leader's Digest, and Student Corner, plus an Association Update from the national EMS memorial organizations. 

 

Jeffrey L. Jarvis, MD, MS, EMT-P, FACEP, FAEMS
What’s happening in the brain when they occur, and what should we do about it?
Jeff Keith and Grace Nelson
Custom-building a new fleet for efficiency and comfort.
John M. Dabbs
Carrying more than you need can lead to waste and delays
Melissa Kroll, MD; Amy Sobrino, MSW, LCSW; and Hawnwan Philip Moy, MD
An EMS collaboration shows promise for improving their health and care.
Peter Antevy, MD, and Eric Scheppke, BS
New research suggests an important new use for the drug.
Antonio R. Fernandez, PhD, NRP, FAHA
What does the literature tell us?
Tammy Chatman
May’s Weekend of Honor will induct 24 new members.
Briana Tully, DO, PHP
EMS providers should be cognizant of its causes and common comorbidities.
Randy D. Kearns, DHA, MSA, FACHE, FRSPH, CEM; Christopher K. Craig, DMSc, MMS, PA-C; Michael W. Hubble, PhD, MBA, NRP, et al.
A review of burn care training suggestions for EMTs and paramedics.
Chris Cebollero, NRP
Being a control freak won't get the best out of your people.
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