What level of ballistics protection do EMS providers need?
Body armor continues to be a heated topic of discussion in light of the daily threats responders face.
Who should be part of grant application discussions
Leaders should view grant funding as revenue-development strategy that makes sense for the whole organization.
How labeling a patient as 'impaired consciousness' keeps me objective
I make sure people suffering from alcoholism receive the same level of professionalism as every other patient.
Why a bully-free EMS workplace is 'just correct'
Take responsibility for building and improving a department culture through good words and deeds, not disparaging ones.
Quiz: Capnography in cardiac arrest
Running a cardiac arrest is one of the most stressful experiences an EMS provider can have. There are many tasks to complete and interventions to monitor.
Israel's national EMS agency adds a fourth pillar of response
MDA's LifeGuardian program is based on a societal tradition of volunteerism which transcends religion and ethnic divides.
EMS leaders must promote a workplace free of harassment
Everyone has the right to come to work without being harassed or hazed.
The tragedy and disgrace of bullying in EMS and fire
The suicide of Nicole Mittendorff causes us to ask the question: What is the impact of bullying on emergency responder mental health and suicide?
7 perfect side jobs for an EMT
Looking to add to your paycheck? These side jobs are perfect for EMTs.
Should shooter of Md. firefighter-paramedic be charged with a crime?
Our readers' responses ranged from specific charges to pleas for others to wait for a trial instead of placing blame.
10 tips for great prehospital splints
To make an effective splint, focus on the craft rather than focusing on the device.
Clinical scenario: 16-year-old male rescued from a house fire
You are staged at a house fire when you are advised that a victim has been located.
How medical device failures cause patient injuries
Improperly used or maintained patient care and devices can cause harm to patients and providers.
How to make EMS quality assurance and improvement people-oriented
The goal of EMS quality improvement should be the efficient correction of inappropriate practices and behaviors.
Rescue task forces and the scene safety dilemma
It's time that we all get real and accept the uncomfortable truth that scene safety is and always has been a myth.
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