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#EMSWeek2015 Proclaims #EMSStrong

Happy EMS Week!!! This year the organizers of EMS Week over at the American College of Emergency Physicians has made 2015’s theme EMS Strong. What’s interesting about this theme (and different about this year) is that it isn’t really new. In October of LAST YEAR I appeared (or at least my voice was heard) on […]

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@FDNY Reveals 2015 #EMSWeek Poster

The Fire Department of New York has revealed it’s 2015 EMS Week Poster: From the Press Release: This year’s FDNY-developed poster’s theme is “FDNY Strong” featuring members of FDNY from locations throughout the five boroughs “two EMTs, two Paramedics, an EMS Captain and four Firefighters” working together to remove an injured patient from a serious, […]

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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 […]