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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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Rollover Car Crash Almost Costs Driver his Life, Limb

EMS providers’ use of tourniquet saves man’s life and limb.

Posted Friday, September 7, 2012

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EMS Providers Should Be Wary of the Implications of Anticoagulants

Providers should understand the different types of anticoagulants and their side effects.

Posted Friday, August 17, 2012

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Female Patient found Unconscious with Syringe Nearby

Crew’s misdiagnosis sheds light on rare condition.

Posted Friday, July 20, 2012

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Geriatric Patient Develops Sepsis

EMS care can affect the sepsis patient’s outcome.

Posted Wednesday, July 11, 2012

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‘Headache’ Found to Be Symptom of Much More Serious Condition

Alcoholic patient complains “something is really wrong."

Posted Thursday, July 5, 2012


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