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16 children, 3 adults treated after hazmat incident at Atlanta daycare

Officials believe a gas leak may have caused carbon monoxide poisoning at the facility

Wis. paramedic collapses at scene of house fire

Paramedic Dann Schamens was “pulseless and not breathing” before colleagues began life-saving measures, EMS officials said

Multiple injuries in Ind. ambulance crash

Officials said the ambulance crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer during an emergency transport

Through a rookie’s eyes

The wonder, compassion and joy new EMTs experience can remind us why we entered EMS in the first place

Ohio city to launch community paramedicine program

The pilot program seeks to help provide community members with access to healthcare and social support before emergencies arise

Ky. counties rely on 911 translation services as diversity increases

Officials say they are seeing more emergency calls in Spanish and Burmese, and that translation services can interpret up to 150 different languages

Mich. ambulance overturned in crash with semitruck

The ambulance was providing a non-emergency transport when it was struck

2 arrested after investigation finds pepper spray caused Mass. hazmat incident

Emergency responders previously said they could not determine the source of the odor that caused breathing problems at a community college building

Autonomous car tester offers guide for first responders

Google spinoff Waymo released a 14-minute training video instructing emergency personnel how to handle their automated vehicles

3 years after deadline, Ill. county's 911 consolidation plan rejected

A state law passed in 2015 required the county to cut 50 percent of its 911 centers by 2016
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EMS1 Topic Articles

16 children, 3 adults treated after hazmat incident at Atlanta daycare

Officials believe a gas leak may have caused carbon monoxide poisoning at the facility

Wis. paramedic collapses at scene of house fire

Paramedic Dann Schamens was “pulseless and not breathing” before colleagues began life-saving measures, EMS officials said

Multiple injuries in Ind. ambulance crash

Officials said the ambulance crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer during an emergency transport

Through a rookie’s eyes

The wonder, compassion and joy new EMTs experience can remind us why we entered EMS in the first place

Ohio city to launch community paramedicine program

The pilot program seeks to help provide community members with access to healthcare and social support before emergencies arise

Ky. counties rely on 911 translation services as diversity increases

Officials say they are seeing more emergency calls in Spanish and Burmese, and that translation services can interpret up to 150 different languages

Mich. ambulance overturned in crash with semitruck

The ambulance was providing a non-emergency transport when it was struck

2 arrested after investigation finds pepper spray caused Mass. hazmat incident

Emergency responders previously said they could not determine the source of the odor that caused breathing problems at a community college building

Autonomous car tester offers guide for first responders

Google spinoff Waymo released a 14-minute training video instructing emergency personnel how to handle their automated vehicles

3 years after deadline, Ill. county's 911 consolidation plan rejected

A state law passed in 2015 required the county to cut 50 percent of its 911 centers by 2016
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EMS1 Columnist Articles

Through a rookie’s eyes

The wonder, compassion and joy new EMTs experience can remind us why we entered EMS in the first place

Patient assessment includes checking for medical alerts

In this episode, our co-hosts discuss the importance of searching for a medical alert bracelet or tattoo when doing an initial patient assessment

Recognizing how labels shape narratives in prehospital medicine

EMS leaders must be conscious and intentional in applying labeling lenses to patients and providers

Q&A: How to increase EMS retention with competitive pay and a scientific approach to hiring

Taney County Ambulance District Chief Darryl Coontz discusses the department’s approach to staffing and how they avoid retention issues

Learning from early adopters: Pioneers in trauma

What do Abraham Lincoln, the Revolutionary War, and an orthopedist named Thomas all have in common? They all played a pioneering & influential role in trauma care within the U.S.

Rapid Response: Expect personal connections, additional threats in active shooter event

The potential for a confusing operational picture existed during the opening minutes of the response to the latest school shooting tragedy in Santa Clarita, California

Buffalo Wild Wings inhalant response: Making on-scene resource decisions

Our co-hosts reflect on a recent emergency call to a Buffalo Wild Wings where a cleaning agent inhalant injured nine and killed one employee

Medic Mindset Podcast: Mental health with Tania Glenn

First responder-psychologist, Dr. Tania Glenn, discusses investing in paramedics’ mental health and her documentary; ‘First Responder Resilience; Smashing the Stigma’

EMS From a Distance: Money matters

Playing give and take with the government

Letters to Santa Medic: Cardioverting the Grinch, favorite apps and an EMT named Larry

Between nonemergent calls, lift assists and dropping the agency's owner off at the airport, Santa Medic responds to a pile of letters
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