Category Archives: EMS Research

Firefighter SCA Study

Firefighting activity is associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac events. Kales and colleagues have shown that firefighters are 14 times more likely to suffer a sudden cardiac event following an alarm and 136 times more likely to have … Continue reading

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Smoke and Mirrors

Good basic research in EMS is terribly hard to get done right. The numbers of patients required to validate any findings is much higher than in most other sample driven research, because effective study controls are much more challenging. Let’s … Continue reading

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