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The EMS1 Research Center serves as a central access point for critical prehospital medicine research that can help drive operational and policy changes at the local, state and federal level. Get insights into EMS provider behavior and beliefs related to hot topics like fatigue management, and participate in EMS1 polls and surveys. Additionally, find the latest information about research conducted by esteemed EMS organizations, such as the American Ambulance Association, and National Association of EMS Physicians, among other organizations focused on provider health and wellness, patient assessment and treatment, and a variety of safety issues.

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Paramedic in Coveralls Using Tablet Computer to Check the Diagnosis for the Injured Patient on the Way to Hospital. Emergency Medical Care Assistants Puts a Ventilation Mask in an Ambulance.
COVID-19 pandemic increased substance use, burnout among first responders, study finds
The newest state-of-the-industry survey sharpens the focus on fire department leadership
The state-of-the industry survey focuses on wellness, career development and satisfaction in EMS
Obstetrics studies reveal best practices in newborn suctioning, umbilical cord clamping
What the research says about calcium in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
POCUS, ECG and assessment findings to look for to avoid the RV spiral of death
“GCS <8; intubate” may be endangered, but not totally deserving of extinction
“There, I said it. I do not like your pretty ambulances and I don’t think they contribute to the safety of our responders.”
Collaboration between EMS and community resources is key to creating a stronger network of mental health crisis response
Debunking unsound research and increasing hospital collaboration to improve outcomes