Cardiac And Circulation

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A Slice of Humble Pie

In this case, almost everyone involved thought there was nothing significantly wrong with the patient. Check the ECG strips and test your assessment.

Posted Thursday, September 6, 2007

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Skating on Thin Ice

Philadelphia Fire Department Paramedic Ken Lee was playing goalie during an ice hockey game on June 9, 2004 when an opposing player collided into him, causing him to lose his balance and fall on the ice hard enough to leave a mark on his mask. Within hours, Lee was in the critical care unit (CCU) at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) -- attached to a machine to assist his heart and on the list to receive a transplant.

Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2007

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Grandma is Speeding to the Chippendale Club Again

Good news! We re all living longer. The real news: We re going to respond to more geriatric emergencies and trauma cases in the coming decades.

Posted Tuesday, August 21, 2007

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Grandma is Speeding to the Chippendale Club Again

Good news! We re all living longer. The real news: We re going to respond to more geriatric emergencies and trauma cases in the coming decades.

Posted Tuesday, August 21, 2007

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My First Code

On my first day of field clinicals for my paramedic class, the very first call was a cardiac arrest. Our patient was like mega-code practice and threw every rhythm in the ACLS book at us.

Posted Thursday, August 16, 2007

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My First Code

On my first day of field clinicals for my paramedic class, the very first call was a cardiac arrest. Our patient was like mega-code practice and threw every rhythm in the ACLS book at us.

Posted Thursday, August 16, 2007

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Impact of Rapid Delivery of Acute MI Patients

A recent study was conducted in the city of Calgary, Canada to determine the impact of rapidly delivering acute myocardial infarction (MI) patients to the single interventional facility in the city.

Posted Monday, July 9, 2007

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Impact of Rapid Delivery of Acute MI Patients

A recent study was conducted in the city of Calgary, Canada to determine the impact of rapidly delivering acute myocardial infarction (MI) patients to the single interventional facility in the city.

Posted Monday, July 9, 2007

A Fatal 'Flub' for Medics - Battery 'Roulette'

Queensjurors yesterday got a chilling account of how a vibrant mother and wife died - after FDNY medics allegedly used outdated batteries for a defibrillator.

Posted Sunday, July 8, 2007






 

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