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Airway management: The past, present and future  - 

There have never been as many products, procedures and monitors available to assist in managing an emergency patient’s airway and ventilation. In this special report, ...

Officials debate putting overdose antidote in addicts' hands  - 

Narcan, widely sold under its generic name, naloxone, counteracts the effects of heroin, OxyContin and other powerful painkillers and has been routinely used by ambulance crews and emergency ...

Report: Collapsed Ind. fair stage didn't meet code  - 

The stage rigging that collapsed and killed seven people during last summer's Indiana State Fair wasn't up to industry standards and the tragedy was compounded by the lack of a fully developed ...

Laptop-based ePCRs: Downsides you should know  - 

Steve Whitehead points out a couple of important tips for those who use an ePCR laptop as part of their patient care reporting in this edition of Remember Two Things.

LA budget chief raises bankruptcy concern without layoffs  - 

Offering a dire warning about potential bankruptcy, Los Angeles City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana said Friday the city will need to raise taxes, clamp down on employee pay and consider ...

The Star of Strife  - 

The NREMT announced a new, easier exam, and a Wyo. town is preparing ...

Mich. ambulances agree to cross boundaries for cardiac arrests  - 

In a Mich. county, three ambulance companies have agreed to major changes in how they respond to cardiac arrests after a Target 8 investigation raised questions about the handling of a recent ...

LA mayor to chief: Stop withholding response data  - 

A day after the Los Angeles Fire Department declared it would stop releasing basic information to the public and media about many of its emergency calls, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa ordered the ...

Cop accused of stabbing Va. responders faces more charges  - 

A Virginia Beach police officer accused of attacking two firefighters at the scene of a car crash is facing more charges. Bradley Colas was previously charged with two counts of malicious wounding ...

EMS student, patient killed in Ohio ambulance crash  - 

An ambulance rear-ended a flatbed truck carrying lumber near an Ohio hospital Wednesday, killing the ambulance driver and the patient, who was being taken to a doctor's appointment, authorities said.

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Monday, November 30, 2015
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Elements of Leadership

Failure is not your enemy, but if you believe it is that is what you will become as an EMS...