Airway And Respiratory

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Reader Debates Recent Article on Respiratory Distress

Author Mike McEvoy responds to criticism on his JEMS article.

Posted Friday, October 4, 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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Studies Show EMS Needs to Better Identify & Treat Pulmonary Edema

Do you aggressively treat cases of pulmonary edema?

Posted Friday, June 21, 2013

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The Ins and Outs of Apneic Oxygenation

This process is an easy way to provide additional oxygen to patients when they aren’t breathing.

Posted Thursday, April 11, 2013

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Tips on Managing Pediatric Airways

Management of the pediatric airway and respiratory distress is a key skill necessary for the management of children in the prehospital setting. Robert Felter, MD, FAAP, CPE, FACPE, covered this topic in depth at his EMS Today session, "Respiratory Distress in the Pediatric Patient."

Posted Thursday, March 7, 2013

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Video Laryngoscopes Will Have Increased Prehospital Use

Will video laryngoscopy become the preferred method of intubation in the field?

Posted Monday, January 28, 2013

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Understanding Ventilation Vs. Oxygenation is Key in Airway Management

Information from monitors and astute clinical assessment is key to successful airway management.

Posted Monday, November 19, 2012

Lifeguards without Borders Fights Drowning

Drowning is still a leading cause of unintentional injury death.

Posted Monday, July 23, 2012

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Drownings Present as Hypoxic Events

Distinguish the severity of drowning victims and their treatments.

Posted Friday, June 29, 2012






 

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