Critical thinking during the thought processes that dictate assessment and treatment can dramatically improve patient care and outcomes.
With careful attention to the ABCs, EMS providers can reduce the mortality of severe traumatic brain injured patients.
The nation’s first online community for survivors of SCA is continuously growing.
Learn everything you need to know about extrication, from the gear you should bring to the logistics of the scene.
A Colorado paramedic invents a scoop-and-suction catheter, the Erin (Ontario) Fire Department encourages citizens to exaggerate complaints, and a Kentucky air medical service aims to improve STEMI outcomes in rural communities.
Providers should examine MVC patients for seatbelt sign of the neck because it can signify underlying trauma.
In these tough times, a little courtesy can have a greater impact than you realize.
A new study delivers a wake-up call about cervical immobilization.
Paramedics work to extricate a bariatric patient who has been entrapped for more than 30 minutes after a head-on collision.
FDNY EMS deploys to Haiti to find and treat quake survivors, NREMT finds no evidence that DCFEMS EMTs cheated on national exams, our legal experts explain who’s responsible for negligent patient care on a call.
Which is scarier: your annual practical evaluation by your medical director or the human patient simulator you have to use?
When the calls keep coming in and the staff isn’t available, how do you force people to work?
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