EMS publications

Downloadable Publications

Texas EMS Trauma News

News and information on topics relative to emergency medical services, hospital designations, funding opportunities, regional systems, legislation, enforcement and disciplinary actions and more.

Texas EMS Magazine

The final publication of the Texas EMS Magazine was the July/August 2013 edition. Click the link above to view archived copies.   

EMS and Trauma Systems Overview

This guide provides an overview and brief history of the Texas Emergency Medical Services/Trauma System, including how EMS and trauma systems are funded. Available only as a downloadable PDF.

When Minutes Count: A Citizens Guide to Medical Emergencies

A guide that outlines simple first aid that can be performed prior to the arrival of emergency medical services. Available only as a downloadable PDF.

Signs of a Concussion 

Concussion cards contain quick and easy to read information for anyone who wants to learn more about the risk and effects of concussion. These cards can be shared with parents, patients, students, and any other individuals you are working with.

Concussion Card for Adults
Concussion Card for Children
Concussion Card for Athletes

Brain Injury Infographic Flyer

How many people are affected by brain injury? What happens when someone sustains a brain injury? Is it preventable? This infographic answers those questions by portraying key statistics, signs and symptoms, and prevention tips in an eye catching flyer. This flyer is available in English and Spanish.


Additional Resources

Visit the Forms and Resources page for certification and licensure documents.

Visit the Out-of-Hospital Do-Not-Resuscitate form page for the OOH DNR order form.

Visit the DSHS Forms and Literature Catalog

 

 

     

 

 

 

Last updated May 19, 2017