Improving the Standards of Scientific Publishing in India (Correspondence)

Improving the Standards of Scientific Publishing in India (Correspondence)

Sir, Scientific publishing capabilities, both in terms of quality and quantity, to a great extent reflect the strength of science and technology of a country. Many developing countries, including India, are yet to achieve success in this aspect. In the recent past, the order of global leaders is on a transition and the “east” is […]

National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards: Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Instructional Guidelines

National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards: Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Instructional Guidelines

National EMS Education Standards and Instructional Guidelines – Completed in 2009, the National EMS Education Standards (the Standards) represents yet another step toward realizing the vision of the 1996 EMS Agenda for the Future, as articulated in the 2000 EMS Education Agenda for the Future: A Systems Approach. The Standards define the minimal entry-level educational […]

Barriers to Integrating Crisis Standards of Care Principles Into International Disaster Response Plans

Barriers to Integrating Crisis Standards of Care Principles Into International Disaster Response Plans

When a nation or region prepares for public health emergencies such as a pandemic influenza, a large-scale earthquake, or any major disaster scenario in which the health system may be destroyed or stressed to its limits, it is important to describe how standards of care would change due to shortages of critical resources. At the […]

National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards Emergency Medical Responder Instructional Guidelines: Airway Management, Shock and Resuscitation, Trauma, EMS Operations

National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards Emergency Medical Responder Instructional Guidelines: Airway Management, Shock and Resuscitation, Trauma, EMS Operations

National EMS Education Standards and Instructional Guidelines – Completed in 2009, the National EMS Education Standards (the Standards) represents yet another step toward realizing the vision of the 1996 EMS Agenda for the Future, as articulated in the 2000 EMS Education Agenda for the Future: A Systems Approach. The Standards define the minimal entry-level educational […]

FEMA Handbook for EMS Medical Directors: Stakeholders, Becoming a Director, Oversight, Dynamics, Staffing, Dispatch, Search and Rescue, Hazmat, Education, Standards, Best Practices, Ambulance Service

FEMA Handbook for EMS Medical Directors: Stakeholders, Becoming a Director, Oversight, Dynamics, Staffing, Dispatch, Search and Rescue, Hazmat, Education, Standards, Best Practices, Ambulance Service

The purpose of this handbook is to provide assistance to both new and experienced medical directors as they strive to provide the highest quality of out-of-hospital emergency medical care to their communities and foster excellence within their agencies. The handbook will provide the new medical director with a fundamental orientation to the roles that define […]

National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards: Emergency Medical Technician Instructional Guidelines - Airway Management, Shock and Resuscitation, Trauma, EMS Operations

National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards: Emergency Medical Technician Instructional Guidelines – Airway Management, Shock and Resuscitation, Trauma, EMS Operations

National EMS Education Standards and Instructional Guidelines – Completed in 2009, the National EMS Education Standards (the Standards) represents yet another step toward realizing the vision of the 1996 EMS Agenda for the Future, as articulated in the 2000 EMS Education Agenda for the Future: A Systems Approach. The Standards define the minimal entry-level educational […]

The 2009 Version of the Cancer Protocols of the College of American Pathologists: A Continuing Journey from "Guidelines for Pathologists" to "Standards for Multidisciplinary Comprehensive Cancer Care" (Editorial)

The 2009 Version of the Cancer Protocols of the College of American Pathologists: A Continuing Journey from “Guidelines for Pathologists” to “Standards for Multidisciplinary Comprehensive Cancer Care” (Editorial)

In recent years, breathtaking advances in cancer have occurred at many levels such that the management of patients with cancer often emanates from complex therapeutic decisions that are made based on input from a multidisciplinary team of surgeons, oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, and radiologists. The culmination of the professional assessment of a pathologic specimen resected […]