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Prove it: Video laryngoscope usage in airway management

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 15:42
Video laryngoscopy may improve overall and first-pass success rates for ET intubation by paramedics
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Firefighter-paramedic saved by his wife thanks to CPR training

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:08
Rick Stone’s wife, who is also a paramedic, began performing CPR on him after recognizing that he had collapsed due to cardiac arrest
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Crestline awarded $22 million contract for Calgary Transit Community Fleet

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 13:47
Saskatoon, SK, Canada — Crestline Coach, Canadian supplier of small to mid-sized buses and a global leader in ambulance and specialty vehicle manufacturing, secured a 5-year contract with a $22 million dollar order representing the first year commitment to renew Calgary Transit’s community shuttle fleet. The renewal will ensure safe, accessible and comfortable transportation for all Calgary ...
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Video: New protocol increases cardiac arrest survival rate

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 11:18
The extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation protocol is increasing survival rates from zero to around 40 percent
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Va. county installs AEDs in every county office building

EMS-1 Products - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 10:34
The county’s Department of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management recently installed 29 more AED so that all county office buildings would be equipped with them
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Platform for SaaS reviews recognizes ePro Scheduler with great user experience for employee scheduling software

EMS-1 Products - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 09:35
Brought to you by eCore Software One of the leading B2B software directories recently recognized the efforts of ePro Scheduler in providing emergency medical services an industry-proven employee scheduling software. The experts from FinancesOnline were impressed after they reviewed our software, and thus awarded us their Great User Experience and Rising Star awards for 2017. ePro Scheduler Earns Two ...
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Social science solutions to EMS volunteer recruitment and retention

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 13:49
Another piece of the volunteer ambulance staffing puzzle: a declining middle class
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Teen firefighter revives colleague with newly-learned techniques

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 09:59
Grafton Fire Department volunteer firefighter Daniel Dowty resuscitated a coworker at his second job less than a month after becoming certified
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Off-duty paramedic honored for saving friend after cardiac arrest

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 13:00
Paramedic Brandon Blondeau was golfing when his lifelong friend Michael Isely collapsed on the next hole
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Quiz: How much do you know about preventing back injuries on the job?

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 08:00
Most EMS provider back injuries result from lifting patients – do you know how to position your body to minimize your risk?
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Q&A: How can leaders identify and help EMS providers who need support?

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 12:22
A chaplain for Allina EMS shares his strategies for approaching colleagues after a difficult call to open the lines of communication
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Texas city purchases device to decrease response times

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 11:27
The GTT Opticom Emergency Preemption Light Control system will clear the way for first responders by turning traffic lights green
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When disaster hits: Improving communications interoperability (eBook)

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 09:00
Communication problems, especially reliability and interoperability, are widespread and complicate preparedness, training and response
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Inside EMS Podcast: Why communication is a top issue and how to fix it

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 09:00
Host Chris Cebollero sits down with three veteran fire, EMS and police experts to better understand the communication issues and challenges facing responders
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Conn. city officials form 'Community Action Team' to pool resources

EMS-1 Products - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 07:30
The team will meet twice a month to discuss how to streamline the town's services to aid those who are in need
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Mo. medical students train in chaotic emergency simulations

EMS-1 Products - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 07:30
A.T. Still University is immersing its students in chaotic situations in an effort to better train them for how to deal with medical emergencies
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Dubai debuts ‘super bike’ ambulance at health conference

EMS-1 Products - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:30
The Polaris bike was described as “the world’s most luxurious ambulance with all the smart devices and artificial intelligence”
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Braun Industries and Demers Ambulances announce merge

EMS-1 Products - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 09:42
A press release announcing the ambulance manufacturer merge said the combination “creates a leading player within the evolving specialty vehicle industry”
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Quiz: Supraglottic airway devices

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 12:18
How much do you really know about supraglottic airway management uses, contraindications and techniques?
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Beyond auto-injectors: New kit expands BLS treatment options for severe allergic reactions

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 15:00
Curaplex Epi-Safe injection kits developed specifically for EMS can help agencies cut costs while improving patient care
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