November 6, 2017
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FF-medic dies after tree falls on him while hunting
Driver in fatal ambulance crash pleads guilty to traffic violation
Fire officials release tapes from Las Vegas shooting
San Diego turns to Uber to relieve high ambulance costs
Officials are looking at a new response model where non-emergency patients could take an Uber
Research gives new insight into opioid epidemic
Two recent studies offer insight into the difficulty of recovery and who is more likely to become addicted to opioids
Watch: Veteran firefighter speaks out about PTSD
Mike Washington and the critical incident stress management team help responders talk about stressful incidents
Police: Texas church attack stemmed from domestic situation
San Diego paramedic hep A vaccination program underway
Fire dept. uses FaceTime to promote paramedic serving overseas
Fla. county residents can text 911
White House releases first responder fentanyl safety recommendations
FF-medic organizes baseball benefit to help child with cancer
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FROM THE EDITOR
Is there a limit on the civilian scope of practice?
By Greg Friese, EMS1 Editor-in-Chief
The expectation of civilians to respond to emergencies has expanded from friends and family to stopping attackers.
ON FIRE AND EMS
What your community needs to know about the 'Until Help Arrives' program
By Sarah Calams, EMS1 Associate Editor
The program aims to teach bystanders how to keep victims with life-threatening injuries alive until EMS arrives.
'You are the help'
6 ePCR best practices
By Mark Flauter, EMS1 Contributor
Look for these features when choosing an electronic patient care reporting program.
Ability to work offline and online
Hello 911, I have the flu
By Justin Schorr, EMS1 Contributor
When patients call 911 for the flu, take a deep breath and help them understand.
Treat the symptoms
20 more thoughts only a paramedic will understand
By EMS1 Staff
You haven't been in EMS long enough if you don't yell "Clear right!" when you're driving off-duty.
'Just pass the sauce'
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