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EMS 101 articles are intended to educate a non-emergency medical services audience about the emergency medical services profession. These articles are written by EMS1 staff members and EMS1 contributors, and cover a wide range of topics from EMS protocols all paramedics & EMTs should follow to an overview of the necessary requirements for becoming a paramedic.

Next time you select a book for your child, consider these EMS-themed reads
EMS1 looked at Google Trends data to discover which opioids are most often researched.
For your reference: A pediatric vitals chart broken down by age range
Becoming a paramedic abroad can be both challenging and rewarding
What each form of fentanyl means for the user and first responder
Emergency response and medical treatment is a sophisticated process that requires rigorous training. Qualified emergency medicine is a relatively recent phenomenon thanks, in part, to the National Registry of EMTs.
Emergency dispatchers are crucial for obtaining information needed to determine an emergency course of action.
Compartment syndrome should be considered early to prevent dire consequences for the patient.
When shock is suspected, it’s important to identify which stage you’re working with
Becoming a paramedic starts in the classroom