When Dead Is Only Mostly Dead: Understanding which causes of sudden cardiac death have good outcomes
EMS providers sometimes approach cardiac arrest assuming it will end poorly. But certain causes of cardiac arrest can allow for excellent outcomes despite prolonged CPR.
This overview of the current treatment of CHF shows the significant shift in strategy in regard to the management of CHF and pulmonary edema, including recommended drug therapies.
In recent years, considerable media attention has been given to the shortage of EMTs and paramedics. Is a nationwide "crisis" or "shortage" of EMS professionals really upon us?
Your Most Feared Calls: Assessing & treating pediatric patients with undiagnosed pre-existing conditions
Every provider has been to an intimidating pediatric call. This article will go over assessing and treating children with undiagnosed pre-existing conditions, such as Down syndrome and epilepsy.
Original research indicates that the gap between infection-control best practices and the actual precautions taken can be attributed to a lack of education, which should be addressed by expanding the national registry examination to better cover these topics.
The easy part is collecting EMS data, but what do you do after you have it? Learn how Montgomery County Hospital District used the Six Sigma philosophy and their own initiatives to analyze data and effectively disseminate it.
Today's Featured Posts
EMS Airway Clinic
Discover why clinical studies are finding mechanical CPR just as effective as optimally-performed CPR.
Flooding expected as heavy snow melts.
VividTrac, affordable high performance video intubation device.
Watch It >
AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher all-hazards preparedness & response tool
Watch It >