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EMS1 Member News
Jan. 7, 2010
Volume 240
Air Medical Transport
By Paul Mazurek, EMS1 Columnist
With the alarming number of helicopter crashes last year, leaders in the industry are searching for ways to preserve safety. One answer may lie in the implementation of night vision technology. Full Story
Tips for Cold Weather Response
Paramedics tend to victims of a vehicular accident on a highway in Kansas City, Mo., on Monday. Learn how to stay safe when cold and snow bring challenges to your response team. (Image KMBC ABC 9) Full Tip
Top Stories
The 3M™ Littmann® Model 3100 Electronic Stethoscope
The Littmann® Model 3100 offers exceptional sound quality, reducing background noise an average of 85% through proprietary Ambient Noise Reduction Technology. This new stethoscope also amplifies sounds up to 24 times for improved listening.
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News Analysis
The death of a 2-year-old who became entangled in a backyard soccer net prompted a federal lawsuit against a Texas city, the 911 dispatcher and the ambulance provider. Thursday's edition of the Today Show on NBC examined the tragedy and highlighted concern over training levels at dispatch centers across the country. View the video here and Art Hsieh's analysis of the issue. Full Article

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Introducing ARMOR™ Fully Rugged Mobile Computers
DRS Tactical Systems offers fully-rugged mobile computers, including the ARMOR™ X10 Rugged Tablet PC. Based on over 25 years of experience developing military computer systems that survive in the harshest environments, DRS has taken the lessons learned and applied them to the conditions that confront public safety personnel.
Learn about how the ARMOR™ X10 meets EMS Requirements
Exclusive Product Article
By Scott Bruner, EMS1 Product Editor
Federal Signal's SmartSiren aims to make the management of lightbars and sirens a breeze by combining their controls into one handy unit. Full Article
Featured Video
Simulation in EMS Education
Experts discuss benefits of simulation in a classroom setting and the value of simulation in the educational process.
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Code 3, Inc. DuoBeam™ with New PriZm™ II Technology
Code 3’s DuoBeam mini-bar is now available with new PriZm II LED lightheads. PriZm II patent-pending dual reflector LED technology provides a brighter signal for superior visibility and safety. The PriZm II DuoBeam meets SAE Class 1, NFPA Upper Zone C, and California Title 13 requirements when properly configured.
Discover how to get superior visibility
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NY EMT helps deliver baby in back of ambulance

NH man charged in ambulance theft placed on house arrest

Va. community restores damaged rescue squad station

Press Release:
PDSI Awarded Major Contract by Los Angeles County to Automate Employee Scheduling for the Sheriff, Fire, and Probation Departments
Featured Member Comment
"'Welcome to Utah. Set your clock back 20 years.' I believe this bill moves EMS in precisely the wrong direction as a profession. Instead of recognizing the vital role that EMS plays as a critical part of the health care continuum, this seeks instead to take it backwards to the old days of simply being 'ambulance drivers.' This is a hugely bad idea, ill-conceived, and poorly thought out."
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