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Cardiac And Circulation

Research Review

Read the latest studies about elderly trauma patients, hypothermia in suffocation resuscitation, a new delivery method for naloxone and poolside blast injuries.

Posted Monday, May 31, 2010

Canadian Law Promotes First Public AEDs

If passed, Bill 41, The Defibrillator Access Act would be the first of its kind in Canada requiring Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) be installed in public spaces.

Posted Thursday, May 6, 2010

Cost Causes Delays in Calling Ambulance

Almost one in 10 people would delay calling an ambulance if they were suffering heart attack symptoms.

Posted Thursday, May 6, 2010

Identify False ECG Readings

Patient movement can affect ECG readings, which is just one reason you should feel the patient rather than rely on the computer’s interpretation of the rhythm.

Posted Thursday, April 29, 2010

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Suction Catheter Saves Fingers

A new suction catheter invented by a paramedic can keep your fingers from getting bitten when clearing a patient’s airway.

Posted Thursday, April 29, 2010

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Teaching New CPR Protocols

When the AHA releases their updated CPR guidelines later this year, you may need to re-educate your staff. Learn how here.

Posted Thursday, April 29, 2010

California Boy’s Death Linked to ‘Choking Game’

The goal of the "choking game" is to temporarily cut off blood supply and oxygen to the brain.

Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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Burger Bosses Battle for Business and an Idea with Bite

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.

Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2010

'Instant Feedback' Letter and Response

Readers share their comments on JEMS and JEMS.com articles.

Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2010


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