Warm EMS equipment for a warm patient

Posted on Fri, 22 Feb 2019 02:28:39 +0000
Excessively cold temperatures add to a patient's physical discomfort. Learn how to keep patients warm during assessment.

Make EMS Week a year round celebration

Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:55:16 +0000
Instead of relegating celebration to a single week of May consider how to recognize the accomplishments of EMS all year long.

10 Steps to start your own EMS podcast

Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:34:32 +0000
Podcasting is a dynamic and emerging method to deliver Web-based content to EMS professionals. Lean how to spread your message in a fun and easy way

What football can teach us about patient assessment

Posted on Mon, 28 Jan 2019 09:47:58 +0000
Patient assessment is a often a team effort that requires a plan, roles, and follow through

Ask good assessment questions to get good answers

Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:51:34 +0000
Remember that a patient can be your best source in acquiring clinical information. By asking good questions and getting good answers, you can start treatment more quickly than you otherwise would.

6 lifesaving seat belt tips for EMTs and paramedics

Posted on Mon, 07 Jan 2019 04:51:11 +0000
Whether you're treating a minor cut or a MCI, there's no excuse for not using proper restraint while riding in an ambulance.

1 simple question to increase audience participation

Posted on Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:34:08 +0000
Tackling the difficult challenge of encouraging participation by asking this simple question and waiting for a response

Cold weather response tips for EMS

Posted on Tue, 04 Dec 2018 05:25:09 +0000
While great for sports, cold and snow present risks to EMS folks. Take these extra precautions if responding in such conditions.

7 ways to best use, or avoid, capnography in the field

Posted on Mon, 08 Sep 2014 05:33:03 +0000
EMS1 readers shared their suggestions on how to get the most out of the method

Active-shooter response: Are you physically ready?

Posted on Thu, 03 Jan 2013 10:28:10 +0000
Normally, I am strong believer that paramedics are at their best when they saunter into a scene, slowly walking and looking for clues and risks. But an active-shooter incident is going to require repetitive bursts of significant physical activity.