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Motor Vehicle Crash Patient Presents Puzzling Trauma Injury

A crashed minivan, an obese man trapped inside, extreme blood loss and a trauma injury that puzzles rescuers.

Posted Friday, July 19, 2013

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Angioedema Not Caused by Allergic Reaction

Rare case of ACE inhibitor-induced facial swelling can mimic symptoms of allergic reactions.

Posted Friday, June 21, 2013

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NASCAR Fan Presents with Significant Chest Pain and Numbness

It’s a race against time following AMI seizure.

Posted Thursday, May 9, 2013

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Young Patient is Unresponsive with a Slow Heart Rate

A 3-year-old is unresponsive with a slow heart rate and no respiratory problems.

Posted Tuesday, April 23, 2013

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EMS Treats Blunt Traumatic Injury from a Bicycle Handlebar

Learn why falling forward onto a bicycle can result in serious abdominal injuries and should be considered a significant mechanism of injury.

Posted Thursday, April 4, 2013

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Elderly Diabetic Female with Altered Mental Status

An elderly diabetic female that has taken her medication still shows signs of low glucose, but also presents signs & symptoms of opioid overdose.

Posted Thursday, March 28, 2013

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Effective Prehospital Care for a Scorpion Sting

Even the sting from the most dangerous scorpion can be treated without antivenins.

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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Swift Action is Key in Complex Cardiac Case

EMS care can affect the sepsis patient’s outcome.

Posted Tuesday, December 11, 2012

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EMS Case is Cause for Confusion

You’re called to treat a confused male patient who is not drunk—just “not acting right.”

Posted Tuesday, October 23, 2012






 

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