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Technologies & Practices Webcast Q&A

Here are Dr. Saussy’s responses to questions submitted by attendees during the June 30, 2010 webcast "Technologies & Practices: Is EMS driving care?"

Posted Tuesday, July 27, 2010

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Make Quick Pediatric Transport Decisions

Use the pediatric assessment triangle to make pediatric transport decisions.

Posted Thursday, July 1, 2010

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Diabetic Emergencies: Part 2

Diagnosing type II diabetes

Posted Monday, June 28, 2010

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Assessing Abdominal Pain

Brush up on your knowledge of abdominal anatomy.

Posted Wednesday, June 9, 2010

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Handling In-Flight Medical Emergencies

You'd be surprised at the range of equipment available on board an air craft should you volunteer your medical knowledge in an in-flight emergency.

Posted Thursday, June 3, 2010

Frail & Forgotten

Remember that your elderly patients are people first and foremost, and have compassion when caring for them.

Posted Tuesday, June 1, 2010

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Leg Gets Traction Splint after Fall

Paramedics with Montgomery County (Texas) Hospital District put an elderly patient’s leg in a traction splint after a fall.

Posted Tuesday, June 1, 2010

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When Flu Symptoms Aren't the Flu

A patient's diabetic ketoacidosis is mistaken for the flu-like illness that likely precipitated it.

Posted Friday, May 7, 2010

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Little Laceration Miracles

Step into the world of a busy pediatric emergency department, and take Guy Haskell's quiz on common pediatric lacerations.

Posted Friday, April 23, 2010


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