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Study Examines Different Therapeutic Hypothermia Cooling Temperatures

Is there a difference between cooling to 33°C vs. 36°C?

Posted Thursday, January 30, 2014

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How to Recognize & Treat Heart Block

Learn how to treat AV block patients, including how to administration atropine and transcutaneous pacing.

Posted Monday, January 13, 2014

Study Challenges Paramedics’ Ability to Accurately Identify STEMI

Study reveals that further training may be needed.

Posted Thursday, January 9, 2014

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Reader Questions Pulmonary Embolism Case

Several questions about the patient assessment are answered.

Posted Monday, December 16, 2013

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Mechanical CPR Could Save More than the Patient’s Life

Mechanical CPR devices should be standard in every ambulance.

Posted Tuesday, December 10, 2013

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Using AED Registries to Increase Bystander CPR & AED Use

Bystander CPR and use of AEDs is a critical link in the chain of survival; as such, EMS has a vested interest in increasing its occurrence and effectiveness. In this article, Dr. Ben Bobrow argues that active participation by EMS agencies in AED registries can go a long way in achieving this goal.

Posted Sunday, December 8, 2013

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The Case for CPR Feedback Devices

For many patients in cardiac arrest, the best hope lies in high-quality, effective CPR—not defibrillation. But even professionals often fall short in their CPR technique. Dr. John Freese explains why CPR feedback devices hold such hope for increasing cardiac arrest survival rates.

Posted Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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Quick, Consistent & Non-invasive Therapeutic Hypothermia during Cardiac Arrest

New product for therapeutic hypothermia shows promising early results.

Posted Monday, November 18, 2013

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Analyzing Prehospital Effects on the Outcome of STEMI Patients

Clinically important events and advanced care treatment are common in community STEMI patients undergoing prehospital transport

Posted Monday, October 7, 2013


 

 

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