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How to Identify, Assess & Treat Renal Failure

One in 10 American adults will suffer from some form of chronic kidney disease during their lifetime.

Posted Tuesday, August 20, 2013

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Respect Your Elders

Special considerations for EMS response to geriatric patients.

Posted Tuesday, August 20, 2013

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Handtevy Method Helps Providers Rapidly Calculate Pediatric Drug Dosages

If you’ve ever internally freaked out during a pediatric cardiac arrest, read this article.

Posted Tuesday, August 20, 2013

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Why Pediatric Dosing Errors Happen & How to Avoid Them

Pediatric dosing errors happen more frequently than with adults. Are you aware of the tools available to help you avoid them?

Posted Tuesday, August 20, 2013

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Risk of Internal Bleeding Heightened with Anticoagulant Therapy

Man with unremarkable injuries is confused after a fall.

Posted Wednesday, August 14, 2013

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Driver Traps Foot in Construction Machinery

First responders treat and package a man who wedged his foot in a Bobcat front-end loader.

Posted Wednesday, August 14, 2013

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Questioning the Benefits of Apneic Oxygenation

Do we over oxygenate our patients during cardiac arrest?

Posted Friday, July 19, 2013

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How to Assess and Treat Acute Respiratory Distress

Assessment is the key to helping patients presenting with acute respiratory distress.

Posted Friday, July 19, 2013

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Treating Sucking Chest Wounds and Other Traumatic Chest Injuries

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.

Posted Friday, July 19, 2013






 

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