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  1. Shift Day: a 24-Hour Extended Training Day

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 16 Apr 2015

    prior to Shift Day and focus on VBFD-specific training such as department history, emergency medical service ( EMS ) protocols , and VBFD standard operating procedures (SOPs). Service Calls VBFA recruits are organized into three- to five

  2. Firefighter Safety: Preparing for the Weather: Summer

    Online Articles

    Thu, 11 Jul 2013

    issues for firefighters operating at fires and emergencies. Every firefighter should take some time and review the EMS protocols concerning heat-related disorders and be mindful of how to recognize the symptoms in themselves as well as their

  1. Right Ventricular Infarction

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Apr 2008

    was typically D5W at a keep open rate. Today, most EMS protocols suggest dopamine for hypotension unresponsive to fluids ..... Not all patients with RVI develop hypotension. 7 EMS protocols must include the suspicion, assessment, and treatment of RVI in the acute

  2. Be Mentally Prepared for "Other Duties as Assigned"

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Jun 2012

    obvious from my exasperation that I was ill prepared. My lack of mental focus and inability to recall and follow our EMS protocols and department's standard operating procedures resulted from my duress. Inexperience in a command position and my

  3. Fire Department Leadership and Legal Issues: Dealing With Seriously Bad Behaviors, Part 4

    Online Articles

    Tue, 12 Feb 2013

    all were found to be in order. In fact, our medical director was diligent in implementing the "best practice" EMS protocols to ensure that we on the cutting edge when it came to delivering evidence-based medicine. Where we fell down was

  4. Setting Probationary Firefighters' Expectations

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jul 2012

    paramedic, I expect you to ... Treat every patient as if he were your best friend or a family member. Know your County EMS Protocols . On vehicle accidents, immediately let me know how many patients we have and what priority they are (immediate

  5. Study identifies WTC evacuation risk factors

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Apr 2009

    patients should be air transported based on the patients’ best interest. It calls also for states’ developing EMS protocols and required accreditation for operating HEMS. Among other recommendations, the ACEP also suggested that the NTSB develop recommendations “to

  6. ACEP issues statement about improving medical helicopter safety

    Online Articles

    Wed, 18 Feb 2009

    to be made by physicians, based on the best interest of the patients. In addition, it calls for states to develop EMS protocols and to require accreditation for operating helicopter emergency medical services systems (HEMS). "ACEP is committed


    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 May 2004

    be made available if possible; medical evaluation and treatment for heat emergencies should be provided per local EMS protocols . The medical evaluation and treatment provided in the rehab area should include drinking between 12 and 32 ounces of water during a 20

  8. Drill Of The Week: Winter/Cold Weather Operations

    Online Articles

    Mon, 12 Dec 2005

    fires. Rescue calls for victims in/through the ice or other hypothermia related incidents are now also possible. EMS protocols for these types of patients exist, we should be prepared for the specialized treatments. Our operations must also