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Clinical solution: Near-amputation in a boating accident

- 07/29/2014

In the previous scenario, you responded to a 23-year-old male who was struck and run over by a boat while water skiing. The patient had suffered a near amputation of his right leg above the knee. ...


Charting the course of community paramedicine

- 07/24/2014

Despite the unexpected snow outside, more than 100 EMS providers and administrators gathered in a Washington, D.C., ballroom on March 25, 2013, to learn more about mobile integrated healthcare ...


Why EMS needs higher education

- 07/24/2014

Field medicine is evolving faster today than ever before. External factors such as changes in an aging population, health care reimbursement, evidence-based medicine and a move toward preventive ...


Clinical scenario: Near-amputation in a boating accident

- 07/24/2014

While volunteering as an EMT with the local sheriff’s department marine patrol, you are dispatched to a report of a boat accident. The deputy you are assigned to patrol with helps you ...


NY paramedic training program suspended for possible fraud

- 07/22/2014

ONONDAGA COUNTY, N.Y. — An Onondaga County paramedic training program that was shut down last month faced a number of violations, including possible fraud. The program — a refresher ...


Medics, doctors train together in moving ambulance

- 07/18/2014

Time Warner Cable News HENRIETTA, N.Y. — Doctors and paramedics worked side by side Thursday with UR Medicine interns at Henrietta Ambulance on Calkins Road in Henrietta, all to give ...


Boston graduates 20 from EMT academy

- 07/16/2014

BOSTON — Boston Emergency Medical Services on Monday graduated 20 people from its EMT academy, an emotional rite of passage for many of the participants. The event, held at The Great ...


Orthodox Jews start own volunteer EMS

- 07/14/2014

By Barbara Brotman Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Dr. Ari Kaz watched as the Hatzalah volunteers practiced splinting each other's arms. The room was a flurry of ACE wrap and so many ...


Golfer saved by 2 people he trained in CPR

- 07/11/2014

The former responder had a heart attack while golfing; he had previously trained employees there in CPR and they used an AED to shock him


Case study: Fire, EMS response to active shooter

- 07/08/2014

By Dennis Rubin, EMS1 Contributor I worked my hardest to become and maintain National Registry Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (NREMT-B) certification right after I was appointed fire ...


How polling EMS students can help them learn

- 07/02/2014

"Have you ever seen a patient look like this on a respiratory distress call?" our instructor asked as he showed us a picture of a barrel chested COPD patient. Half the class silently ...


University of Washington launches EMS fellowship

- 07/01/2014

Physio-Control REDMOND, Wash. — The University of Washington’s Division of Emergency Medicine and medical device manufacturer Physio-Control have partnered to launch the university’s ...


Take the EMT 'Brain Freeze' challenge

- 06/30/2014

College students produced a trivia quiz for EMTs, and tested it out on a class. How do you compare?


Does simulated CPR training improve field CPR quality?

- 06/30/2014

CPR is the only intervention that demonstrates improved outcome in cardiac arrest, meaning patient survival to discharge is linked to high-quality CPR. In a 2013 consensus statement, the ...


How to practice and improve advanced airway management

- 06/30/2014

Managing an emergency airway accurately requires a combination of competencies, including excellent motor skills and thoughtful clinical decision-making. This is especially true in endotracheal ...


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You arrived to find a 23-year-old male whose right leg has been nearly amputated above the knee. Did you...