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EMS World March 2020

EMS World March 2020

The March issue spotlights care under fire, with features on provider and scene safety and a cover report that profiles a novel program delivering EMS and trauma center training to combat medics. Other stories look at a new educational model, use of cervical collars, and the EMS role in the opioid battle. This month’s columns are Resident Eagle, Journal Watch, and EMS Around the World; departments include Association Update and EMS Hall of Fame. 

Valerie Amato, NREMT
Working with EMS and a major trauma center prepares medics for combat.
Dan Greenhaus, BS, NREMT
No scene is free of risk—but we still have jobs to do.
John M. Dabbs
We face risks in multiple areas—here’s how to mitigate the big ones.
Joe Holley, MD, FACEP, FAEMS
They aren't—key differences may impact CPR effectiveness and even patient outcomes.
Eugene Gerden
Leaders want a modern, Western-style system, but some experts have doubts.
Daniel R. Gerard, MS, RN, NRP
Keep students focused on the problems they need to solve.
Antonio R. Fernandez, PhD, NRP, FAHA
How does working overtime or multiple jobs impact providers' careers?
Ryan Kelley, NREMT
Buprenorphine may help facilitate transitions away from addiction.
Evan Conner, MD, and Hawnwan Philip Moy, MD
Much like backboards, the evidence is mounting against their frequent use.
David K. Tan, MD, FAAEM, FAEMS
The organization’s committees and working groups have plenty going on.
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