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  1. Fire-Based EMS: EMS Sees More Sepsis than MIs

    Online Articles

    Wed, 23 Jan 2013

    in-hospital treatment of severe sepsis who have a 20 to 30 percent mortality rate, it may be time to examine our EMS protocols for patients with suspected sepsis. Reference: Seymour CW, Rea TD, Kahn JM, Walkey AJ, Yealy DM, Angus DC. Severe

  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

  1. Firefighting - Staffing: Are We Telling the Right Story?

    Online Articles

    Mon, 11 Nov 2013

    program. This is when the proverbial lightbulb came on! I started thinking about all the changes we have made to our EMS protocols over the past several years and the reasons behind them. Modern EMS theory is to bring more and more of the historical

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. REHABILITATION: STANDARDS, TRAPS, AND TOOLS

    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

  6. RECRUIT ADVICE

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Oct 2005

    who don’t anticipate often tend to repeat history. Read your department’s standard operating procedures and EMS protocols . Know what’s expected of you. ’Ritin’: Write in a journal. Keep training memos or afterthoughts of incidents; record

  7. 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

  8. WRITING STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES AND GUIDELINES

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Aug 1999

    regulations (along with civil service rules and your department`s bargaining agreement) and the SOP manual. Written EMS protocols are a must, given the litigation risks surrounding the practice of medicine. Emergency medical protocols may be included