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Prolonged Bystander CPR Makes the Difference in Philadelphia Airport Cardiac Arrest

Bystander CPR case presents several areas for improvement in the airport’s emergency response system.

Posted Thursday, January 9, 2014

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Using Video Laryngoscope for Foreign Body Airway Obstruction

Do you know what caused this patient’s cardiac arrest?

Posted Tuesday, December 10, 2013

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Swollen Tongue Necessitates Nasotrachael Intubation

Alternative airway management technique useful when there is obstruction of the oropharynx.

Posted Monday, October 7, 2013

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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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