Patient Care

Cuting Cardiac Deaths; Expired Antidotes & ZOLL on Forbes List

Heart disease drops to number-two killer in San Diego; Detroit ambulances caught carrying expired meds; ZOLL makes Forbes trustworthiness list for third year in a row; and more.

Posted Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Not the Nitro? Patient goes into prehospital V-fib arrest following nitroglycerin

A chest pain patient receives nitroglycerin and immediately goes into cardiac arrest. Is the nitro to blame, or is it just coincidence?

Posted Monday, May 18, 2009

Letters

Readers share their comments on JEMS and JEMS.com articles.

Posted Friday, May 8, 2009

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Rooftop Rescue

Posted Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Huffing: Prehospital identification & treatment of inhalant abuse

Huffing is a deadly practice that's growing in popularity and becoming increasingly difficult to detect in patients. Learn the presentations that indicate toxic chemical inhalation, so you know how and when to treat.

Posted Monday, May 4, 2009

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Las Vegas EMS Responds to Huffing Patient

Despite demonstrating sinus tachycardia and a prolonged QT in a 12-lead ECG, a huffing patient lives to tell the tale -- unlike many others who abuse dangerous inhalants.

Posted Friday, May 1, 2009

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Not Just Ankle Pain

Is your patient overexaggerating? Or is that pain a symptom of compartment syndrome? Find out what's really going on.

Posted Monday, April 13, 2009

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Geriatric Trauma: What to think about before assessing, treating & packaging the elderly

Read this refresher on the anatomical and physiological changes of aging, and how they should affect your assessment and treatment of geriatric trauma patients.

Posted Friday, April 3, 2009

Research Review

Get current by reading about recent studies on blood pressure, STEMI patients, IO equipment and backboards.

Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2009






 

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