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Miami bypasses feds to deploy search and rescue crews to the Bahamas
The City of Miami and the Bahamian government are working out an agreement to send Miami's urban search and rescue team rather than wait for federal approval
22 FDNY members who died of 9/11-related illness to be added to memorial wall
Baltimore fire chief adjusts recruiting practices amidst staffing shortages
Ind. city 911 center funding leads to protest march by library supporters
EMS, docs and volunteers en route to Bahamas aboard cruise ship
Hawaii medics file anonymous complaint raising concerns with new ambulances
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3 tips for treating a fellow firefighter experiencing a medical emergency
By Ben Thompson
Prepared to treat your own? Lessons learned from a problematic incident
The tools and resources you need for bariatric response, transport
By Tim Nowak
Use the right equipment and enlist extra personnel to help transport bariatric patients out of their homes and into the ambulance while keeping their safety top of mind
Mental Health and Your Agency's Culture
In this episode of Inside EMS, our hosts discuss how to develop a department culture that supports mental health and wellness for first responders.
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Responding to the Mental Health Crisis: Can Tech Help?
Chief Zachary Flores of Sherman PD explains why tech-driven projects like the Help Emergency Life Plan improved their response.
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OTHER HIGHLIGHTS
How to improve sepsis care with better EMS education
By Rom Duckworth
EMS educators can improve sepsis patient outcomes by ensuring EMTs and paramedics have knowledge appropriate and impactful training
Photo of the Week: Ambulance Strike Teams deploy ahead of Hurricane Dorian
Three Ambulance Strike Teams deployed from Nashville to Florida ahead of Hurricane Dorian, before transitioning to North Carolina
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