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Learn the Signs & Symptoms of Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma

Quick action could save someone’s vision.

Posted Tuesday, October 8, 2013

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How to Identify, Assess & Treat Renal Failure

One in 10 American adults will suffer from some form of chronic kidney disease during their lifetime.

Posted Tuesday, August 20, 2013

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Therapeutic Hypothermia for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Patients Produces Promising Results

Studies test results from therapeutic hypothermia after resuscitation from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Posted Monday, January 28, 2013

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How to Identify Serotonin Syndrome in the Field

Identifying signs & symptoms of serotonin syndrome can improve patient care.

Posted Wednesday, December 12, 2012

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Is Nebulized Naloxone a Safe & Effective Treatment for Suspected Opioid Overdose?

Retrospective analysis of cases of naloxone administration via a nebulizer supports its use as a treatment for suspected opioid overdose.

Posted Friday, December 7, 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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Cave Rescue Presents Threat of Hypothermia

The physiological aspects of hypothermia and the importance of a creative, flexible approach to complex rescue scenes in challenging environments.

Posted Friday, September 28, 2012

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Patient Develops Acute Loss of Vision

Patient presents negative for stroke with no other obvious symptoms

Posted Thursday, September 27, 2012

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Patient Presents with Excited Delirium Syndrome

Dispatch advises you that the scene is not safe.

Posted Monday, August 13, 2012


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