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The Stages of CHF

Patients with heart failure have a range of symptoms that depend on what stage their CHF is in. Chronic heart failure presents more subtly than acute heart failure. It also may be more difficult to recognize. Read on to brush up on your knowledge on the four stages of heart failure.

Posted Sunday, August 3, 2008

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Using the Humerus Bone for IO Access

Fortify your knowledge of IO access sites.

Posted Friday, August 1, 2008

Product Reviews From Street Crews

Product Reviews From Street Crews

Posted Friday, August 1, 2008

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Ease Patient’s Fear for Better Care

A few simple techniques can help your patients relax.

Posted Friday, August 1, 2008

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Mo. EMS Provider Details Role in Midwest Floods

Multiple emergency agencies, including the National Guard, participated extensively in the multi-state disaster. However, the role EMS played during this crisis was rarely reported. JEMS contributing photographer, Ray Kemp, had the opportunity to ride with Lincoln County Ambulance District (LCAD) in Missouri during the floods. The LCAD service area includes the Mississippi river towns of Elsberry, Foley and Winfield.

Posted Thursday, July 31, 2008

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Meet Narcan: The amazing drug that helps save overdose patients

They wake the unconscious, cure the very ill and even rescue patients from death_s door. They_re miracle drugs, and thousands of ambulance services across the country carry them. For those onlookers and new EMS providers who see a patient wake up from a deep, unconscious state, it_s a captivating experience. The most common of these drugs is dextrose. But there_s anotherƒMeet Narcan.

Posted Thursday, July 31, 2008

Paramedics Frustrated by Drowning Rate

Posted Thursday, July 31, 2008

Teachers from Around State Schooled as EMTs

Posted Thursday, July 31, 2008


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