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FEB 2019

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CONTENTS 6 FEBRUARY 2019 | EMSWORLD.com FEBRUARY 2019 Vol. 48, No. 2 COVER REPORT 22 10 Guest Editorial 12 State by State 19 Association Update 48 Classifi ed Ads 48 Advertiser Index 50 EMS Hall of Fame 46 COLUMNS 14 Methods in Mentoring: Mentors, and Where to Find Them By Brooke Burton, NRP, FACPE 16 The Journey to 2050: The First Step on a New Journey By Jon Krohmer, MD 20 Journal Watch: EMS Deaths by Suicide By Antonio R. Fernandez, PhD, NRP, FAHA (Cover photo: Jessica Thomas, CRT) DEPARTMENTS ISSUE FOCUS: STROKE AND CARDIAC CARE 28 Dispatch Protocols and Cardiac Arrest How do various approaches impact patient care and outcomes? By Sonya Naganathan, MD, and Hawnwan Philip Moy, MD 32 Stopping Stroke Down Under How Australia is employing new technology to improve stroke coordination and care By Shawna Renga, AS, NREMT-P FEATURES 34 How Shared Decision-Making Can Benefit Care Working with patients on their healthcare choices can lead to greater satisfaction By Aaron Florin, MSHS, NRP, SPO 38 The Revival Refusal When patients decline further care after receiving naloxone for opioid toxicity By Mitchell D. Maulfair, DO, and Alexis S. Dressler, BS 42 The Ugly Battle Behind California's Prop 11 How a behind-the-scenes deal that could have resolved the break issue fell apart By James Careless 46 Being the Bridge: Peer Support in Williamson County A Texas service tries outreach after traumatic calls to keep its personnel whole By Dan Cohen 22 Baltimore Helping Baltimore A pioneering partnership between the fi re department and a hospital is delivering the right care at the right time By Erinn Harris, NRP, Mark Fletcher, NRP, James Matz, NRP, Colleen Landi, MS, CRNP, Anita Hagley, NRP, RN, Jessica Thomas, CRT, Benoit Stryckman, MA, Rudy Dinglas, MPA, and David Marcozzi, MD, MHS-CL, FACEP 38

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