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Now more than ever, EMS responders are required to transport patients rapidly out of dangerous environments to provide much needed pre-hospital care.
What 12 topics can best improve the culture of safety in your organization? This booklet has the answers.
EMS World columnist Larry Bennett recently released the 2nd edition of his comprehensive text EMS Law: Legal Lessons Learned. Download your free copy here!
Integra Connect provides useful tips on how EMS providers can better handle revenue cycle management as they are impacted by increasing patient responsibility.
EMS administrators manage teams, optimize operations and facilitate communications in life-and-death situations. This whitepaper from Columbia Southern University walks you through the educational and training steps to take this career step.
San Antonio Fire Department and UT Health San Antonio Dept. of Emergency Health Sciences has changed its protocols regarding the use of the backboard for spinal immobilization.
Check out the AHA's Mission: Lifeline Stroke evidence-based algorithm on providing the quickest, most appropriate care to your stroke patients.
The International Academies of Dispatch Research conducted a study on the high success rates of the Stroke Diagnostic Tool used by emergency dispatchers.
This report outlines the measures that can be taken to fight the opioid crisis in the areas of prevention and education, treatment, overdose prevention, and the involvement of the criminal justice system.
This whitepaper sponsored by Operative IQ describes the importance of instituting a system-wide strategy for tracking the usage and disposal of controlled substances, and how modern technology is making the process more efficient and accurate.

Contaminants in the airway can impede oxygenation and ventilation, and there's no real standard way to manage them. Invented by a leading physician, Nasco Healthcare's Life/form SALAD (for suction-assisted laryngoscopy airway decontamination) simulation system can help improve caregivers' readiness and effectiveness at managing soiled airways. This white paper from Nasco Healthcare examines the benefits of SALAD simulation and tasks that can be practiced with it to assist patients in the field. 

KBEMS reviews agency accomplishments, future goals and activity summaries.
Douglas F. Kupas discusses the reasons emergency warning lights and sirens (L&S) are used by EMS, both traditionally and currently, and how these play into EMS personnel’s primary responsibility of providing healthcare for patients.
Hand protection is a key component of avoiding exposures for emergency medical services.
The biggest obstacle, according to the survey, is cost, with 75% of respondents citing funding as a barrier.