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Protests have become a more common occurrence in 2020, and emergency physicians are seeing an increase in riot-related injuries in their hospitals. Become familiar with the weapons in the tactical and
Each year, an estimated 240 million calls are made to 911, mostly by people with no previous EMS interaction. At the other end of the call is often a specially trained call-taker who - without ever se
For a long time, prehospital emergency medicine education was limited to those training for jobs in the field. Only in the last several decades have mass education initiatives emphasized emergency med
Riding along with an ambulance crew is a great way to see the side of emergency medicine most ED-based physicians don't get to see. Just know your role and follow the code of the road.
A Q&A with a tactical medicine pioneer, Dr. John Wipfler III.
A targeted look at the effects of radiation sickness and what measures to take for decontamination and initial treatment.
The top cause of line-of-duty deaths among firefighters is not trauma, burns, or asphyxiation from smoke. It is sudden cardiac events. EMS directors can have a profound impact on the health and longev
The DAWN and DEFUSE trials have expanded the window for stroke intervention. How is that affecting prehospital care?
Clinical research guides the care your patients are receiving before they reach you. It pays to stay up to date with out-of-hospital evidence-based practices.
Evolving EMS protocols impact the care patients receive before they present to the ED, so emergency physicians should stay up-to-date on these changes in order to offer high-quality integrated care.