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EMS World June 2020

EMS World June 2020 civil unrest cover

The June issue looks at pediatrics and other special populations with features on nutrition and seizures, emergency childbirth, and pediatric assessment, as well as hemophilia. The cover story offers lessons for responding to civil unrest, while other articles cover stress during the COVID-19 pandemic and peer support for commanders and conclude our series on thermal burns. Columns include Resident Eagle, Journal Watch, Leader's Digest, and Student Corner, while NASEMSO provides this month's Association Update. 


Jonathan Lee and Tom Walker
The outbreak's difficult decisions and reallocation of resources can raise providers' stress levels.
John Erich
Three EMS leaders who have been through it share key wisdom for responding to protests.
David Wright, MS, PA-C, NRP
Diluting formula to make it last can lead to hyponatremia and seizures in infants.
Nicholas Stansbury; Jorge Pescador; Veronica Riggs; Sarah M. Page-Ramsey, MD; and Erin Mankus, MD
In the San Antonio area, medical students are bringing childbirth refreshers to EMS responders.
Barry Bachenheimer, EdD, FF/EMT
Keep calm and stick to the formula when assessing ailing pediatrics.
Dan Greenhaus, BS, NREMT
It results from a lack of clotting factors in the blood—how does it change care?
Hilary Gates, MAEd, NRP
Top medical directors compare experiences, lessons, and best practices against the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.
Antonio R. Fernandez, PhD, NRP, FAHA
A pilot study of the last-ditch cardiac arrest intervention previews what we might see in a full trial.
Pam Opoka, MPA, ENP
An initial effort has now grown to dozens of trained leaders who can help fellow leaders.
Chris Cebollero, NRP
Instead of only seeing problems, develop a team that conquers challenges.
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