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NYC REMAC Eliminating Backboards From Spinal Immobilization

In a relatively shocking (or perhaps not so shocking to those who keep themselves informed) move, the New York City Regional Medical Advisory Committee has released potential protocols on spinal immobilization that mostly eliminates backboards. This is right on the heels of Pennsylvannia doing something similar statewide. This is the proprosed change to the General […]

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It’s A Green Thing

One of the greatest things about being an EMS blogger is that we become acquainted with other providers from different systems and backgrounds that we otherwise might not have the opportunity to know. One such provider that I’ve had the pleasure to get to know along the way is Jonathan Tullos, a paramedic from Mississippi […]

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Medics Leaving Patients At ED If They Aren’t Admitted Quickly Is A Bad Thing?

Medics to leave ED if patient not quickly admitted is one of those salacious EMS1.com headlines grabbed my attention recently. I immediately had dreams of the now forbidden “10-96 No Ambulance Needed” disposition re-emerging for the betterment of all. Not only is that not the case, but neither is the subheader of Document tells UK […]