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IAFC Recognizes Fire Departments with Heart Safe Community Awards

At the IAFC's Fire-RescueMed conference, the Heart Safe large community award winner was recognized for its resucitation efforts, which include placing video laryngoscopy on every ambulance.

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Study Concludes Air Transport Improves Survival Rates

Researchers, including EMS Airway Clinic author Samuel M. Galvagno Jr., DO, PhD., find helicopters to be more effective than ground ambulances for trauma patients' outcomes.

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Asthmatic Boy Dies during Transport to Third Hospital in 11 Hours

A 7-year-old asthmatic boy died in an ambulance en route to his third hospital in 11 hours in the Chicago area.

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Direct Laryngoscopy Improves Choking Child’s Outcome

Two recent pediatric choking cases, one in Jersey City, N.J., and another in Oceanside, Calif., had 'completely opposite outcomes but a common genesis.' Find out from JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P, why direct laryngoscopy helped improve the Jersey City outcome and how you can keep your airway skills sharp.

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GlideScope Video Laryngoscope Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Since the introduction of the GlideScope 10 years ago, the brand has forged the path for an entirely new category of airway devices: the video laryngoscope (VL) class.

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