Special considerations for EMS response to geriatric patients.
Pediatric dosing errors happen more frequently than with adults. Are you aware of the tools available to help you avoid them?
If you’ve ever internally freaked out during a pediatric cardiac arrest, read this article.
Emphasizing proper patient packaging & monitoring is critical to successful advanced airway management.
Assessment is the key to helping patients presenting with acute respiratory distress.
Understanding the anatomy of the chest, the mechanics of breathing and the mechanism of injury will help with anticipation of clinical deterioration and preparation for additional lifesaving procedures.
Learn to treat and assess injuries to the hand and wrist.
A.J. Heightman reflects on the death of firefighter Kevin Woyjeck, who died fighting the Arizona fire last month.
Your social media profile could mean the difference between being hired or passed over.
Are you legally obligated to report drugs and criminal behavior?
A crashed minivan, an obese man trapped inside, extreme blood loss and a trauma injury that puzzles rescuers.
It’s you vs. them, and they’re armed with WebMD.
One man’s ambulance is another man’s pirate ship.
Morale is a constant challenge in any profession.
First responders treat and package a trauma patient whose car rolled over at highway speeds.
The possibilities for the ambulance of the future.
Reviewing past employment & background checks are critical.
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