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Readers Recognize the Efforts of Freedom House EMS Pioneers

Readers offer comments on recent JEMS and JEMS.com articles.

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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The Role of Tranexamic Acid in EMS & Preoperative Trauma Management

Tranexamic acid (TXA), used to inhibit the body’s natural clot breakdown, could have value for certain trauma patients in the field.

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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How Ischemic Post-conditioning Can Help the Cardiac Arrest Patient

Intermittent short ischemic episodes trigger a cascade of cellular protection mechanisms reducing injury to the heart and improving brain function.

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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Permissive Hypotension in Trauma Resuscitation

Normal saline raises the trauma patient’s blood pressure but may not contribute to the best outcomes.

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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A New Analysis of Lift-Assist Calls

David Page analyzes three new studies that looked at lift-assist calls, ECG accuracy in diagnosing STEMI, and the effect of temperature variation on drugs.

Posted Tuesday, March 26, 2013

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EMS Leaders & Providers Respond to Flu Outbreak

EMS leaders & providers respond to flu outbreak.

Posted Monday, March 25, 2013

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Readers Share Feedback on Santa on the Air

Readers offer comments on recent JEMS.com article.

Posted Monday, March 25, 2013

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Fort Worth (Texas) Fire and Medstar Mobile Healthcare Crews Immobilize Victim of Vehicle Crash

Victim was struck by a vehicle after it crashed into a building in Fort Worth.

Posted Monday, March 25, 2013

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Research Suggests Time for Change in Prehospital Spinal Immobilization

Does the research point to changing the standard of care for MOI patients?

Posted Tuesday, March 19, 2013


 

 

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