Airway management by endotracheal intubation (ETI) was one of the first advanced clinical interventions that laid the foundation for sophisticated prehospital clinical care.
Monoclonal antibodies are manmade antibodies. Human genes that produce antibodies are placed in mice or other mammals.
EMS personnel are 2.5 times more likely to die in a crash than other workers. Roughly 70% of fatal crashes occur while running hot.
What's a near-miss? The simplest definition is something bad almost happens, but doesn't.
Get tips from Markel Specialty to help keep practitioners, patients and the general public safe. Learn how to recognize risk, assess its severity, and remove or mitigate it.
Those who are complacent are by definition self-satisfied or unconcerned. A great definition of complacency is “self-satisfaction accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies.”
The use of lights and sirens has specific risks and benefits. Read about the recommended guidelines for L&S.
Organizational and environmental factors that play important roles in preventing or mitigating worker fatigue and offer guidelines for sustaining EMS provider on-the-job alertness.
The three main factors that contribute to hydroplaning.
The decision to have ride-alongs requires due diligence that considers the risks and benefits of such activities.