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AUG 2018

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EMSWORLD.com | AUGUST 2018 7 ONLINE THIS MONTH @EMSWORLD.COM AUGUST ONLINE SPOTLIGHT: LIFESTYLE AND HEALTH Hearing Loss in EMS By Barry Bachenheimer, EdD, FF/EMT www.emsworld.com/article/220799 Estimates show 45% or more of EMS personnel and fi refi ghters experience mild-to-moderate hearing loss. LEGAL LESSON OF THE MONTH The Dislodged IV Needle By Lawrence Bennett, Esq. www.emsworld.com/article/220800 When Connecticut paramedics failed to monitor an IV infusion of dextrose into a diabetic patient's forearm, the result was an emergency fasciotomy with skin graft and a lawsuit for negligent care. WEBINARS IN AUGUST www.emsworld.com/webinars Operationalizing EMS Data: Advice From the C-Suite August 22, 1 p.m. Eastern Presenters: James Chebra, director of EMS, JFK Medical Center; Rob Lawrence, MCMI, COO, Paramedics Plus; Greg Mears, MD, medical director, ZOLL; and Asbel Montes, vice president of governmental relations and reimbursement, Acadian Ambulance Service Sponsored by ZOLL Player Down! Youth Sports Injuries Archive Now Available Presenter: Jeff Hinshaw, PA-C, clinical instructor, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Sponsored by Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma EMS World welcomes input from our readers. For editorial submissions, letters to the editor, press releases, permission questions, and other issues pertaining to the publication or website, please e-mail editor@EMSWorld.com. CONTACT US For More Information Circle 13 on Reader Service Card

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