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Vic Convertino Presents on New Technology for Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Shock at EMS Today 2015

Convertino presented on ways to aid the body when compensating for blood loss.

Posted Thursday, February 26, 2015

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CPR Quality and Impedance Threshold Device Effectiveness

The ROC PRIMED Study, which compared use of an active (functional) and sham (non-functioning) ITD, initially showed no improvement in neurologically intact survival when using an ITD. Now, a new sub-analysis of the data, backed by experience with three EMS systems, shows that when implemented as part of a systems-based approach, the ITD does have a significant impact.

Posted Monday, January 26, 2015

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Assessing and Managing Pediatric Cardiac Rhythm Disturbances

Learn how to identify and treat pediatric arrhythmias.

Posted Monday, January 26, 2015

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BLS vs. ALS Patient Outcomes After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Study questions survival rates for BLS patients against ALS patients.

Posted Monday, January 26, 2015

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Five Common Causes of Sudden Unexpected Death Every EMS Provider Should Know

Subtle signs & symptoms can sometimes lead to sudden death.

Posted Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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Timely Prehospital Management of Stroke Victims Crucial for Patient Outcome

EMS is a critical component in stroke systems of care.

Posted Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Syncopal Episodes Can Warn of Cardiac Conditions

Syncope may indicate hidden channelopathies in black out victims.

Posted Thursday, January 8, 2015

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Emergency Cardiopulmonary Bypass Creates Potential for Saving the Nearly Dead

eCPB therapy may assist patients with refractory cardiac arrest.

Posted Thursday, December 4, 2014

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Early Research Indicates Ambulance Non-Transport Rates Higher than Expected

Ambulance transport rates are surprisingly lower for those over the age of 64.

Posted Tuesday, December 2, 2014


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