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AASRI Procedia     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
Academic Pediatrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 1.402, h-index: 51)
Academic Radiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 1.008, h-index: 75)
Accident Analysis & Prevention     Partially Free   (Followers: 83, SJR: 1.109, h-index: 94)
Accounting Forum     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.612, h-index: 27)
Accounting, Organizations and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27, SJR: 2.515, h-index: 90)
Achievements in the Life Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Acta Anaesthesiologica Taiwanica     Open Access   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.338, h-index: 19)
Acta Astronautica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 331, SJR: 0.726, h-index: 43)
Acta Automatica Sinica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Acta Biomaterialia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 2.02, h-index: 104)
Acta Colombiana de Cuidado Intensivo     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Acta de Investigación Psicológica     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Acta Ecologica Sinica     Open Access   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.172, h-index: 29)
Acta Haematologica Polonica     Free   (SJR: 0.123, h-index: 8)
Acta Histochemica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.604, h-index: 38)
Acta Materialia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 211, SJR: 3.683, h-index: 202)
Acta Mathematica Scientia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.615, h-index: 21)
Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.442, h-index: 21)
Acta Oecologica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.915, h-index: 53)
Acta Otorrinolaringologica (English Edition)     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Acta Otorrinolaringológica Española     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.311, h-index: 16)
Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Acta Poética     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Acta Psychologica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 1.365, h-index: 73)
Acta Sociológica     Open Access  
Acta Tropica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 1.059, h-index: 77)
Acta Urológica Portuguesa     Open Access  
Actas Dermo-Sifiliograficas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Actas Dermo-Sifiliográficas (English Edition)     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Actas Urológicas Españolas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.383, h-index: 19)
Actas Urológicas Españolas (English Edition)     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Actualites Pharmaceutiques     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.141, h-index: 3)
Actualites Pharmaceutiques Hospitalieres     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.112, h-index: 2)
Acupuncture and Related Therapies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Ad Hoc Networks     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.967, h-index: 57)
Addictive Behaviors     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 1.514, h-index: 92)
Addictive Behaviors Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Additive Manufacturing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 1.039, h-index: 5)
Additives for Polymers     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20)
Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 128, SJR: 5.2, h-index: 222)
Advanced Engineering Informatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 1.265, h-index: 53)
Advanced Powder Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.739, h-index: 33)
Advances in Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.299, h-index: 15)
Advances in Agronomy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 2.071, h-index: 82)
Advances in Anesthesia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25, SJR: 0.169, h-index: 4)
Advances in Antiviral Drug Design     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Advances in Applied Mathematics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 1.054, h-index: 35)
Advances in Applied Mechanics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.801, h-index: 26)
Advances in Applied Microbiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22, SJR: 1.286, h-index: 49)
Advances In Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16, SJR: 3.31, h-index: 42)
Advances in Biological Regulation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 2.277, h-index: 43)
Advances in Botanical Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.619, h-index: 48)
Advances in Cancer Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25, SJR: 2.215, h-index: 78)
Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.9, h-index: 30)
Advances in Catalysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 2.139, h-index: 42)
Advances in Cellular and Molecular Biology of Membranes and Organelles     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Advances in Chemical Engineering     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.183, h-index: 23)
Advances in Child Development and Behavior     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.665, h-index: 29)
Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 1.268, h-index: 45)
Advances in Clinical Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 28, SJR: 0.938, h-index: 33)
Advances in Colloid and Interface Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18, SJR: 2.314, h-index: 130)
Advances in Computers     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.223, h-index: 22)
Advances in Developmental Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Advances in Digestive Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Advances in DNA Sequence-Specific Agents     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Drug Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
Advances in Ecological Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 41, SJR: 3.25, h-index: 43)
Advances in Engineering Software     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 0.486, h-index: 10)
Advances in Experimental Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Advances in Experimental Social Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 40, SJR: 5.465, h-index: 64)
Advances in Exploration Geophysics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Advances in Fluorine Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Advances in Food and Nutrition Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 47, SJR: 0.674, h-index: 38)
Advances in Fuel Cells     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Advances in Genetics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 2.558, h-index: 54)
Advances in Genome Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Advances in Geophysics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 2.325, h-index: 20)
Advances in Heat Transfer     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.906, h-index: 24)
Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.497, h-index: 31)
Advances in Human Factors/Ergonomics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25)
Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.396, h-index: 27)
Advances in Immunology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 35, SJR: 4.152, h-index: 85)
Advances in Inorganic Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 1.132, h-index: 42)
Advances in Insect Physiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 1.274, h-index: 27)
Advances in Integrative Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Intl. Accounting     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Advances in Life Course Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.764, h-index: 15)
Advances in Lipobiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Advances in Magnetic and Optical Resonance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Advances in Marine Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16, SJR: 1.645, h-index: 45)
Advances in Mathematics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 3.261, h-index: 65)
Advances in Medical Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.489, h-index: 25)
Advances in Medicinal Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Microbial Physiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 1.44, h-index: 51)
Advances in Molecular and Cell Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
Advances in Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Advances in Molecular Toxicology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.324, h-index: 8)
Advances in Nanoporous Materials     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Advances in Oncobiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Advances in Organometallic Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 2.885, h-index: 45)
Advances in Parallel Computing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.148, h-index: 11)
Advances in Parasitology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 2.37, h-index: 73)
Advances in Pediatrics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.4, h-index: 28)
Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Advances in Pharmacology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 1.718, h-index: 58)
Advances in Physical Organic Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.384, h-index: 26)
Advances in Phytomedicine     Full-text available via subscription  
Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.248, h-index: 11)
Advances in Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Advances in Plant Pathology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Porous Media     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Advances in Protein Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Advances in Protein Chemistry and Structural Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19, SJR: 1.5, h-index: 62)
Advances in Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 60)
Advances in Quantum Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.478, h-index: 32)
Advances in Radiation Oncology     Open Access  
Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.1, h-index: 2)
Advances in Space Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 343, SJR: 0.606, h-index: 65)
Advances in Structural Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Advances in Surgery     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.823, h-index: 27)
Advances in the Study of Behavior     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 30, SJR: 1.321, h-index: 56)
Advances in Veterinary Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Advances in Veterinary Science and Comparative Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Advances in Virus Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 1.878, h-index: 68)
Advances in Water Resources     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 43, SJR: 2.408, h-index: 94)
Aeolian Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.973, h-index: 22)
Aerospace Science and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 307, SJR: 0.816, h-index: 49)
AEU - Intl. J. of Electronics and Communications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.318, h-index: 36)
African J. of Emergency Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.344, h-index: 6)
Ageing Research Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 3.289, h-index: 78)
Aggression and Violent Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 405, SJR: 1.385, h-index: 72)
Agri Gene     Hybrid Journal  
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 2.18, h-index: 116)
Agricultural Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30, SJR: 1.275, h-index: 74)
Agricultural Water Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 38, SJR: 1.546, h-index: 79)
Agriculture and Agricultural Science Procedia     Open Access  
Agriculture and Natural Resources     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 53, SJR: 1.879, h-index: 120)
Ain Shams Engineering J.     Open Access   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.434, h-index: 14)
Air Medical J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.234, h-index: 18)
AKCE Intl. J. of Graphs and Combinatorics     Open Access   (SJR: 0.285, h-index: 3)
Alcohol     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.922, h-index: 66)
Alcoholism and Drug Addiction     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Alergologia Polska : Polish J. of Allergology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Alexandria Engineering J.     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.436, h-index: 12)
Alexandria J. of Medicine     Open Access  
Algal Research     Partially Free   (Followers: 8, SJR: 2.05, h-index: 20)
Alkaloids: Chemical and Biological Perspectives     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Allergologia et Immunopathologia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.46, h-index: 29)
Allergology Intl.     Open Access   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.776, h-index: 35)
ALTER - European J. of Disability Research / Revue Européenne de Recherche sur le Handicap     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.158, h-index: 9)
Alzheimer's & Dementia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 48, SJR: 4.289, h-index: 64)
Alzheimer's & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Alzheimer's & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
American Heart J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 48, SJR: 3.157, h-index: 153)
American J. of Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 45, SJR: 2.063, h-index: 186)
American J. of Emergency Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 38, SJR: 0.574, h-index: 65)
American J. of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 1.091, h-index: 45)
American J. of Geriatric Psychiatry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 1.653, h-index: 93)
American J. of Human Genetics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31, SJR: 8.769, h-index: 256)
American J. of Infection Control     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 1.259, h-index: 81)
American J. of Kidney Diseases     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33, SJR: 2.313, h-index: 172)
American J. of Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 46, SJR: 2.023, h-index: 189)
American J. of Medicine Supplements     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
American J. of Obstetrics and Gynecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 191, SJR: 2.255, h-index: 171)
American J. of Ophthalmology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 54, SJR: 2.803, h-index: 148)
American J. of Ophthalmology Case Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
American J. of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 1.249, h-index: 88)
American J. of Otolaryngology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.59, h-index: 45)
American J. of Pathology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 2.653, h-index: 228)
American J. of Preventive Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 2.764, h-index: 154)
American J. of Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34, SJR: 1.286, h-index: 125)
American J. of the Medical Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.653, h-index: 70)
Ampersand : An Intl. J. of General and Applied Linguistics     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Anaerobe     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 1.066, h-index: 51)
Anaesthesia & Intensive Care Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 55, SJR: 0.124, h-index: 9)
Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Anales de Cirugia Vascular     Full-text available via subscription  
Anales de Pediatría     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.209, h-index: 27)
Anales de Pediatría (English Edition)     Full-text available via subscription  
Anales de Pediatría Continuada     Full-text available via subscription   (SJR: 0.104, h-index: 3)
Analytic Methods in Accident Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 2.577, h-index: 7)
Analytica Chimica Acta     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 38, SJR: 1.548, h-index: 152)
Analytical Biochemistry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 162, SJR: 0.725, h-index: 154)
Analytical Chemistry Research     Open Access   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.18, h-index: 2)
Analytical Spectroscopy Library     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Anesthésie & Réanimation     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Anesthesiology Clinics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22, SJR: 0.421, h-index: 40)
Angiología     Full-text available via subscription   (SJR: 0.124, h-index: 9)
Angiologia e Cirurgia Vascular     Open Access  
Animal Behaviour     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 157, SJR: 1.907, h-index: 126)
Animal Feed Science and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 1.151, h-index: 83)
Animal Reproduction Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.711, h-index: 78)
Annales d'Endocrinologie     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.394, h-index: 30)
Annales d'Urologie     Full-text available via subscription  
Annales de Cardiologie et d'Angéiologie     Full-text available via subscription   (SJR: 0.177, h-index: 13)
Annales de Chirurgie de la Main et du Membre Supérieur     Full-text available via subscription  
Annales de Chirurgie Plastique Esthétique     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.354, h-index: 22)
Annales de Chirurgie Vasculaire     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)

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Journal Cover Air Medical Journal
  [SJR: 0.234]   [H-I: 18]   [5 followers]  Follow
    
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   ISSN (Print) 1067-991X
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  • Addressing Current Issues with Standards
    • Authors: Eileen Frazer
      Pages: 149 - 150
      Abstract: Publication date: July–August 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal, Volume 36, Issue 4
      Author(s): Eileen Frazer


      PubDate: 2017-07-24T07:04:06Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.06.003
       
  • An 11-Year-Old Who Suffered Multiple Traumatic Injuries Secondary to a
           House Explosion
    • Authors: Michelle M. McLean; Brad Demijohn; Taylor Wallen; Peter V.R. Tilney
      Pages: 151 - 155
      Abstract: Publication date: July–August 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal, Volume 36, Issue 4
      Author(s): Michelle M. McLean, Brad Demijohn, Taylor Wallen, Peter V.R. Tilney


      PubDate: 2017-07-24T07:04:06Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.05.007
       
  • Conflict of Interest
    • Authors: John R. Clark
      Pages: 160 - 161
      Abstract: Publication date: July–August 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal, Volume 36, Issue 4
      Author(s): John R. Clark


      PubDate: 2017-07-24T07:04:06Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.05.009
       
  • Abstract 5: Hemodynamic Effects of Ketamine Versus Etomidate in
           Pre-hospital Rapid Sequence Intubation
    • Authors: L. Stanke; K. Collopy; S. Nakajima; L. Zimmerman; C. Fales; W. Powers
      Pages: 208 - 209
      Abstract: Publication date: July–August 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal, Volume 36, Issue 4
      Author(s): L. Stanke, K. Collopy, S. Nakajima, L. Zimmerman, C. Fales, W. Powers


      PubDate: 2017-07-24T07:04:06Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.04.009
       
  • Abstract 7: Mobilization Time Among Neonatal/Pediatric Transport Teams:
           The Ground and Air Medical Quality in Transport (GAMUT) Collaborative
    • Authors: Justin McLean; M. David Gothard; Hamilton P. Schwartz; Patrick R. Parrish; Michael T. Bigham
      First page: 209
      Abstract: Publication date: July–August 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal, Volume 36, Issue 4
      Author(s): Justin McLean, M. David Gothard, Hamilton P. Schwartz, Patrick R. Parrish, Michael T. Bigham


      PubDate: 2017-07-24T07:04:06Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.04.010
       
  • Abstract 10: Use of Point of Care Laboratory Testing During Critical Care
           Interfacility Transport
    • Authors: Kevin Collopy; Brian Langston; William F. Powers
      Pages: 209 - 211
      Abstract: Publication date: July–August 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal, Volume 36, Issue 4
      Author(s): Kevin Collopy, Brian Langston, William F. Powers


      PubDate: 2017-07-24T07:04:06Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.04.011
       
  • Abstract 1: Assessing Lift-Off Times for a Hospital-Based Helicopter
           Transport Program
    • Authors: Gregory Clark; Katherine Corey; Tim Hutchison; Trent Lalonde; Julie Dunn
      Pages: 211 - 212
      Abstract: Publication date: July–August 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal, Volume 36, Issue 4
      Author(s): Gregory Clark, Katherine Corey, Tim Hutchison, Trent Lalonde, Julie Dunn


      PubDate: 2017-07-24T07:04:06Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.04.012
       
  • Abstract 2: Asthma Scores May Be a Reliable Tool to Determine the Need for
           Advanced Asthma Management in the Pediatric Patient
    • Authors: R. Degenhardt; G. Lampe; J. Sotiropoulos
      First page: 212
      Abstract: Publication date: July–August 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal, Volume 36, Issue 4
      Author(s): R. Degenhardt, G. Lampe, J. Sotiropoulos


      PubDate: 2017-07-24T07:04:06Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.04.013
       
  • Abstract 3: Does the Use of Video Laryngoscopy Improve First Time Success
           Rates Overall Success Rates in HEMS'
    • Authors: Ralph Frascone; Chris Delp; Kolby Kolbet; Cheryl Pasquarella; Joe Pasquarella; Sandi Wewerka
      Pages: 212 - 213
      Abstract: Publication date: July–August 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal, Volume 36, Issue 4
      Author(s): Ralph Frascone, Chris Delp, Kolby Kolbet, Cheryl Pasquarella, Joe Pasquarella, Sandi Wewerka


      PubDate: 2017-07-24T07:04:06Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.04.014
       
  • Abstract 4: Everything But The Kitchen Sink…A Quality Improvement
           Study
    • Authors: Matthew Burkey; Julie Newill; Kim Riggert; Shannon Williams; Jessica Miller; Calica Patton; Mikele Wissing
      First page: 213
      Abstract: Publication date: July–August 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal, Volume 36, Issue 4
      Author(s): Matthew Burkey, Julie Newill, Kim Riggert, Shannon Williams, Jessica Miller, Calica Patton, Mikele Wissing


      PubDate: 2017-07-24T07:04:06Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.04.015
       
  • Abstract 6: Identification of a Pre-Arrest Systolic Blood Pressure
           Inflection Point for Air Medical Cardiopulmonary Arrest Victims
    • Authors: Aurore Richard; Jared Johns; Allen Wolfe; David Olvera; Alin Gragossian; Eliana Vaezazizi; Daniel Davis
      First page: 213
      Abstract: Publication date: July–August 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal, Volume 36, Issue 4
      Author(s): Aurore Richard, Jared Johns, Allen Wolfe, David Olvera, Alin Gragossian, Eliana Vaezazizi, Daniel Davis


      PubDate: 2017-07-24T07:04:06Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.04.016
       
  • Abstract 8: The Use of LUCAS-2 vs. Manual CPR in Helicopter EMS
    • Authors: Ralph Frascone; Megan Hartigan; William Heegaard; Cheryl Pasquarella; Joseph Pasquarella; Sandi Wewerka
      Pages: 213 - 214
      Abstract: Publication date: July–August 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal, Volume 36, Issue 4
      Author(s): Ralph Frascone, Megan Hartigan, William Heegaard, Cheryl Pasquarella, Joseph Pasquarella, Sandi Wewerka


      PubDate: 2017-07-24T07:04:06Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.04.017
       
  • Abstract 9: Tranexamic Acid: Promise or Panacea - The Impact of Air
           Medical Administration of Tranexamic Acid on Morbidity, Mortality and
           Length of Stay
    • Authors: Brian G. Cornelius
      First page: 214
      Abstract: Publication date: July–August 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal, Volume 36, Issue 4
      Author(s): Brian G. Cornelius


      PubDate: 2017-07-24T07:04:06Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.04.018
       
  • Abstract 11: Implementing a Pediatric/Neonatal Mode Decision Tool
    • Authors: Rebecca Meredith; Cindy Japp; Megan Sorensen; Rob Chaplin; Amy Phillips
      Pages: 214 - 215
      Abstract: Publication date: July–August 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal, Volume 36, Issue 4
      Author(s): Rebecca Meredith, Cindy Japp, Megan Sorensen, Rob Chaplin, Amy Phillips


      PubDate: 2017-07-24T07:04:06Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.04.019
       
  • Temperature-sensitive Medications in Interfacility Transport: The Ice Pack
           Myth
    • Authors: Jason Clancy; Cassandra Karish; Meghan Roddy; Judith J. Sicilia; Michael T. Bigham
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 29 July 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Jason Clancy, Cassandra Karish, Meghan Roddy, Judith J. Sicilia, Michael T. Bigham
      Introduction Critical Care Transport teams use various strategies to maintain temperature sensitive drugs and equipment at optimal temperature. The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of current passive refrigeration of temperature sensitive transport medications/equipment. Methods Initially, we performed a retrospective review of transport durations. Subsequently, an experimental paradigm was created using a temperature probe inside of the transport cooler packs utilizing various configurations and initial starting temperatures with high and low “in range” temperature margins of 8°C (max) and 2°C (min). Results The mean round-trip transport time was 2.5 hours and over 15% of transports last longer than 4 hours. At a starting temperature of −3.9°C, the cooler and ice pack maintained “in range” temperatures for 3 hours. When the ice pack starting temperature was −12.9°C, high temperatures excursions weren’t experienced until 6 hours 55 minutes, but initially low excursions fell below for up to 3 hours. iSTAT® cartridges remained within range between 1-4 hours at cooler and ice pack starting temperature of −3.9°C. Conclusion The current system of passive refrigeration does not appear to be sufficient for safely storing medications or point-of-care testing equipment for our transport services. This might reveal a flaw in the existing practices around medication refrigeration in transport.

      PubDate: 2017-08-03T08:02:35Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.05.002
       
  • Fort Worth, the City of Cowboys and Culture, Hosts the 2017 Air Medical
           Transport Conference!
    • Authors: Natasha J. Ross
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 28 July 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Natasha J. Ross


      PubDate: 2017-08-03T08:02:35Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.07.004
       
  • Forum
    • Abstract: Publication date: Available online 26 July 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal


      PubDate: 2017-08-03T08:02:35Z
       
  • Concern Network
    • Abstract: Publication date: Available online 25 July 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal


      PubDate: 2017-08-03T08:02:35Z
       
  • General Information
    • Abstract: Publication date: July–August 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal, Volume 36, Issue 4


      PubDate: 2017-07-24T07:04:06Z
       
  • Hemodynamic Deterioration in Lateral Compression Pelvic Fracture After
           Prehospital Pelvic Circumferential Compression Device Application
    • Authors: Alan A. Garner; Jeremy Hsu; Anne McShane; Adam Sroor
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 6 July 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Alan A. Garner, Jeremy Hsu, Anne McShane, Adam Sroor
      Increased fracture displacement has previously been described with the application of pelvic circumferential compression devices (PCCDs) in patients with lateral compression–type pelvic fracture. We describe the first reported case of hemodynamic deterioration temporally associated with the prehospital application of a PCCD in a patient with a complex acetabular fracture with medial displacement of the femoral head. Active hemorrhage from a site adjacent to the acetabular fracture was subsequently demonstrated on angiography. Caution in the application of PCCDs to patients with lateral compression–type fractures is warranted.

      PubDate: 2017-07-12T04:51:40Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.05.006
       
  • Management of Traumatic Intracranial Hypertension: Old Questions With New
           Answers
    • Authors: Loren Bach; David J. Dries
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 30 June 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Loren Bach, David J. Dries


      PubDate: 2017-07-03T03:34:10Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.05.008
       
  • Articles That May Change Your Practice: Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon
           Occlusion of the Aorta
    • Authors: Russell D. MacDonald; Li Qi Chiu
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 28 June 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Russell D. MacDonald, Li Qi Chiu


      PubDate: 2017-07-03T03:34:10Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.05.011
       
  • Reducing Door-in Door-out Intervals in Helicopter ST-segment Elevation
           Myocardial Infarction Interhospital Transfers
    • Authors: Michael A. Schneider; Jason T. McMullan; Christopher J. Lindsell; Kimberly W. Hart; Diana Deimling; Debra Jump; Todd Davis; William R. Hinckley
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 24 June 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Michael A. Schneider, Jason T. McMullan, Christopher J. Lindsell, Kimberly W. Hart, Diana Deimling, Debra Jump, Todd Davis, William R. Hinckley
      Background Many health systems rely on helicopter EMS (HEMS) to transfer ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) to a hospital with a catheterization laboratory. Mortality rates increase with the time to reperfusion, so reducing delays is imperative. For interhospital STEMI transfers, the time spent in the initial hospital from arrival until departure (door-in to door-out interval or DIDO) should be minimized. Objective To evaluate the impact of a series of process improvements to reduce DIDO intervals for STEMI patients transferred via a hospital based HEMS program. Methods Changes made to the STEMI transfer protocol in March 2011 were: (a) allowing transferring facilities to request HEMS before identifying an accepting cardiologist or hospital, with one hospital serving as a default PCI center in the case of delays, (b) limiting continuous infusions to those absolutely necessary for the transfer flights and (c) training flight crews to minimize time at bedside. Trained dual abstractors conducted structured medical record reviews for all STEMI patients 18 years and older, transferred to a PCI facility by HEMS from March 2011 to December 2012. Discrepancies were adjudicated. We compared DIDO intervals to a historical control cohort from 2007. We used the Mann-Whitney U test to compare times, and calculated differences with 95% confidence intervals. Results Of 244 patients identified, six were excluded due to incomplete data. The historical cohort included 179 cases. Mean age was 59 (SD 14) years, 81% were white and 66% male. There were no differences in patient characteristics or door to EKG times between the cohorts. Median door-in to door-out interval decreased from 83 minutes (IQR 43) to 68 minutes (IQR 31) (difference 15 minutes, 95% CI 8 to 21, P <.0001). EKG to HEMS request decreased 21 minutes (95% CI 17 to 25, P <.0001), and HEMS ground time decreased 3 minutes (95% CI 2 to 4, P <.0001). There was a 32% absolute increase in the proportion of patients with EKG to helicopter request interval <35 minutes (83% vs 51%, difference 32%, 95% CI 24% to 41%, P <.0001). Conclusion HEMS-focused process improvements can significantly reduce the DIDO interval times for STEMI patients transferred for PCI.

      PubDate: 2017-07-03T03:34:10Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.04.004
       
  • Air Repatriation With a Medium-sized Pneumothorax Without Thoracic Tube: A
           Special Case of a Repatriation Accompanied by an Experienced Surgeon
    • Authors: Melissa B. Blau; Michael Weinlich; Werner Lauchart; Stefan Piatek; Felix Walcher
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 22 June 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Melissa B. Blau, Michael Weinlich, Werner Lauchart, Stefan Piatek, Felix Walcher
      We report on the repatriation of a 28-year old female from Germany, who was involved in a serious bus accident and was transported to the nearest hospital in Oruro, Bolivia. CT scans and x-rays performed in this hospital demonstrated a complete pneumothorax right. Thorax drainage was inserted, which was removed after 5 days. Since the hospital refused to acknowledge the presence of a residual middle-sized pneumothorax on the repatriation day and did not want to insert another tube, the decision was made to repatriate the patient on commercial flight back home to Germany without a thoracic tube.

      PubDate: 2017-07-03T03:34:10Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.05.004
       
  • Logistical Concerns for Prehospital Blood Product Use by Air Medical
           Services
    • Authors: Patrick Maher; Richard Utarnachitt; Max J. Louzon; Roxann Gary; Nina Sen; John R. Hess
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 21 June 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Patrick Maher, Richard Utarnachitt, Max J. Louzon, Roxann Gary, Nina Sen, John R. Hess
      Over the past few decades, reports have described favorable results from transfusion of blood products in helicopter EMS (HEMS). Nevertheless, the initiation of a HEMS transfusion program requires consideration of many factors, some unique to each clinical site. This paper describes our experience developing a HEMS transfusion program in an urban non-hospital based HEMS program with a history of long transport times. When considering blood use away from the hospital, major consideration must be given to safe storage and monitoring of blood products both on the ground and while in flight. PRBCs have been shown to generally be resilient to helicopter transit and have a prolonged storage duration. Transfusion of other blood products, such as plasma, involves additional challenges but has been achieved by some HEMS sites. Flight protocols should be developed addressing when and how many blood products should be transported, potentially considering patient factors, scene factors, and the regional availability of blood products during interfacility transport. Quality assurance and documentation protocols must also be developed for blood product use in flight. In our center's experience, we have so far transfused a limited number of patients with generally good results. Patient outcomes are described as below.

      PubDate: 2017-06-22T02:24:45Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.05.003
       
  • Evaluation of Intensive Care Unit Ventilators at Altitude
    • Authors: Thomas Blakeman; Dario Rodriquez; Michael Petro; Richard Branson
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 17 June 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Thomas Blakeman, Dario Rodriquez, Michael Petro, Richard Branson
      Introduction Devices may forgo US military air worthiness and safety testing in an attempt to expedite the availability of critical assets such as mechanical ventilators with a waiver for one-time use in extenuating circumstances. Methods We evaluated two Intensive Care Unit (ICU) level ventilators: Drager Evita XL and Puritan Bennett (PB) 840 in an altitude chamber at sea level and altitudes of 8,000 and 16,000 feet. Results Altitude affected delivered tidal volumes (VTs) in volume control mode (VCV) and Pressure Regulated Volume Controlled (PRVC) mode at altitude with the Evita XL but the differences were not considered clinically important with the PB 840. Sixty-seven percent of the VTs were outside the ASTM standard of ± 10% of set VT with the Evita XL at altitude. Conclusion The PB 840 did not deliver VTs that were larger than the ASTM standard up to an altitude of 16,000 feet while the majority of the delivered VTs with the Därger XL were greater than the ASTM standard. This could present a patient safety issue. Caregivers must be aware of the capabilities and limitations of ICU ventilators when utilized in a hypobaric environment in order to provide safe care.

      PubDate: 2017-06-22T02:24:45Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.05.001
       
  • Concern Network
    • Abstract: Publication date: Available online 13 June 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal


      PubDate: 2017-06-17T01:41:11Z
       
  • Forum
    • Abstract: Publication date: Available online 2 June 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal


      PubDate: 2017-06-17T01:41:11Z
       
  • Infusion Pump in UH60L/M Flight in Afghanistan: Why Failures Occur
    • Authors: Nicholas Paul; Pelletier Andrew Fisher
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 26 May 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Nicholas Paul Pelletier, Andrew Fisher
      The ALARIS MSIII Infusion Pump (CareFusion, San Diego, CA) uses 3 separate alarms designed to prevent air emboli: “check air sensor,” “air in lower tubing,” and “air in line.” It is assumed that ambient pressure changes cause air emboli that lead to pump failure although evidence to support this is limited. In this small study, the MSIII proved to be highly resilient and able to maintain function even after large repetitive emboli. Although unproven, it is more likely that these alarms are usually caused by loosening of the intravenous tubing within the pump’s collar. This disjointing of the tubing and the ultrasonic sensor can be perceived as an air embolus leading to severe consequences. If the user attempts the clear air function, the pump will not resume function. Problems such as this may have been related to at least 1 reported patient death. More research is needed to determine the cause of these alarms and determine the exact cause. Patient safety can potentially be improved at all levels including manufacturer modifications and operator training. It seems reasonable that the manufacturer should design a mode (“transport mode”) that allows the pump to function even with air emboli.

      PubDate: 2017-05-27T21:00:45Z
       
  • Pulmonary Edema After Near Hanging: An Insight
    • Authors: Subramanian Senthilkumaran; Ritesh G. Menezes; Narendra Nath Jena; Ponniah Thirumalaikolundusubramanian
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 16 May 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Subramanian Senthilkumaran, Ritesh G. Menezes, Narendra Nath Jena, Ponniah Thirumalaikolundusubramanian


      PubDate: 2017-05-17T12:46:15Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.04.006
       
  • Good Grief!
    • Authors: Pamela Witt-Hillen
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 9 May 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Pamela Witt-Hillen


      PubDate: 2017-05-12T11:55:17Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.04.003
       
  • General Information
    • Abstract: Publication date: May–June 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal, Volume 36, Issue 3


      PubDate: 2017-05-12T11:55:17Z
       
  • Cuff Pressure Confusion: Solutions Are Abundant
    • Authors: Richard Branson; Dario Rodriquez
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 6 May 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Richard Branson, Dario Rodriquez


      PubDate: 2017-05-08T11:26:05Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.04.005
       
  • Lidia With an “I” Not a “Y”
    • Authors: Janie Kofford Ford
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 29 April 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Janie Kofford Ford
      EMS workers typically do not receive training on empathy and compassion, yet these skills are highly valued by patients at their most vulnerable. Alessio and Lidia, from Italy, were on a cross country honeymoon trip when Lidia died suddenly, leaving Alessio alone and frightened. Jason, a flight nurse and emergency room nurse, demonstrated empathy while assisting Alessio through the difficult tasks of returning Lidia's body to Italy, navigating the legal paperwork and providing grief support with a language barrier. In just 72 hours together, a bond was forged that transcended obstacles and led to a friendship and sweet reunion. Professionalism does not preclude the demonstration of empathy and compassion, but enhances the human connection so vital for true “caregivers”.

      PubDate: 2017-05-03T10:32:39Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.04.002
       
  • HEAVEN Criteria: Derivation of a New Difficult Airway Prediction Tool
    • Authors: Daniel P. Davis; David J. Olvera
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 26 April 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Daniel P. Davis, David J. Olvera
      Objective Airway management is vitally important in the management of critically ill and injured patients. Current tools to predict the difficult airway have limited application in the emergency airway situation. The aim of this study was to derive a novel difficult airway prediction tool for emergency intubation. Methods A retrospective descriptive analysis was performed in a population of air medical rapid sequence intubation patients requiring more than 1 attempt. The Delphi technique was used to classify the etiology for airway failure as reported by providers as part of a performance improvement database. Etiologies were organized into 6 categories, and an acronym was derived for ease of recall. Results A total of 504 patients were screened, with 63 (12%) patients identified in whom the initial intubation attempt was unsuccessful. All 63 patients (100%) were placed into 1 or more categories (HEAVEN criteria = Hypoxemia, Extremes of size, Anatomic challenges, Vomit/blood/fluid, Exsanguination/anemia, and Neck mobility issues). The database was relatively modest in size, and many patients had more than 1 criterion present, limiting our ability to perform prevalence calculations. Conclusion The HEAVEN criteria represent a set of difficult airway predictors that may be applied prospectively by emergency airway personnel, facilitating airway decision making. These criteria should be validated prospectively.

      PubDate: 2017-05-03T10:32:39Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.04.001
       
  • Articles That May Change Your Practice: Spinal Immobilization
    • Authors: Russell D. MacDonald
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 23 April 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Russell D. MacDonald


      PubDate: 2017-04-26T09:45:30Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.03.007
       
  • Helicopter Emergency Medical Service Simulation Training in the Extreme:
           Simulation-based Training in a Mountain Weather Chamber
    • Authors: Urs Pietsch; Ludwig Ney; Oliver Kreuzer; Armin Berner; Volker Lischke
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 21 April 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Urs Pietsch, Ludwig Ney, Oliver Kreuzer, Armin Berner, Volker Lischke
      Mountain rescue operations often confront crews with extreme weather conditions. Extremely cold temperatures make standard treatment sometimes difficult or even impossible. It is well-known that most manual tasks, including those involved in mountain rescue operations, are slowed by extremely cold weather. To lessen and improve the decrement in performance of emergency medical treatment caused by cold-induced manual impairment and inadequate medical equipment and supplies, simulation training in a weather chamber, which can produce wind and temperatures up to −22°C, was developed. It provides a promising tool to train the management of complex multidisciplinary settings, thus reducing the occurrence of fatal human and technical errors and increasing the safety for both the patient and the mountain emergency medical service crew.

      PubDate: 2017-04-26T09:45:30Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.03.004
       
  • Certification in Transport Nursing: Adding Power to the Privilege
    • Authors: Kristen Ponichtera
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 19 April 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Kristen Ponichtera


      PubDate: 2017-04-26T09:45:30Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.03.001
       
  • Evaluation of Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation Tool
           During Neonatal and Pediatric Interfacility Transport
    • Authors: Diane Wilson; Anuradha Kochar; Andrew Whyte-Lewis; Hilary Whyte; Kyong-Soon Lee
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 18 April 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Diane Wilson, Anuradha Kochar, Andrew Whyte-Lewis, Hilary Whyte, Kyong-Soon Lee
      Objective We aimed to determine if the implementation of Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation (SBAR) training improved the quality of real-life telephone communication. We evaluated interfacility neonatal and pediatric transports performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, and physicians (MDs). Methods This was a quality improvement study performed to evaluate telephone communication before and after SBAR training. Training consisted of lectures, review of audio files, and simulated role-playing. Recorded audio files of real-life transports were evaluated for clarity and content by 3 raters using a standardized scoring tool. Results Ninety-four and ninety-three calls were evaluated before and after the intervention, respectively. The total item scores were higher posttraining (mean ± standard deviation [pre: 15.06 ± 2.60, post: 17.60 ± 2.61], P < .001). Global rating scores ≥ 4 were higher in the posttraining group (pre: 50.0% vs. post: 66.7%; P = .02; odds ratio = 1.43; 95% confidence interval, 1.04-1.97). There was no significant difference in the duration of calls (mean ± SD [pre: 9.29 ± 4.59 minutes, post: 9.70 ± 4.65 minutes). In subgroup analysis, the total item score was significantly improved posttraining for registered nurses and respiratory therapists but not MDs. Conclusion Standardized SBAR training was effective in improving telephone communication by RNs and RTs. The inclusion of SBAR training routinely within the educational curriculum of transport programs can enhance communication.

      PubDate: 2017-04-19T08:50:08Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.02.013
       
  • The 5 T’s: Applying Cognitive Science to Improve Prehospital Medical
           Education
    • Authors: Michael J. Lauria; Mackenzie R. Bronson; Patricia L. Lanter; Thomas W. Trimarco
      Abstract: Publication date: Available online 5 April 2017
      Source:Air Medical Journal
      Author(s): Michael J. Lauria, Mackenzie R. Bronson, Patricia L. Lanter, Thomas W. Trimarco
      Although research on effective teaching methods exists, the application of this information in prehospital medical education is limited. Applying lessons from the realms of cognitive psychology and neuroscience, prehospital educators can enhance their ability to teach. One such concept is the theory of cognitive load. Understanding this theory can reduce the mental strain placed on learners and allow educators to best accomplish long-term learning success, defined as “far transfer” of material to novel contexts. Thus, we propose 5 concise strategies gleaned from cognitive science literature: Tell a story, Time, Technical elements, Think novelly, and Testing and recall (referred to as the “5 T’s”). Each strategy is grounded in research and applicable to medical education. Increased educator awareness and use of these strategies garners the potential to transform prehospital medical education.

      PubDate: 2017-04-12T07:38:09Z
      DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2017.02.012
       
 
 
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