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Timely Prehospital Management of Stroke Victims Crucial for Patient Outcome

EMS is a critical component in stroke systems of care.

Posted Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Practice Guidelines Should be Kept Up-to-Date

Bring new science to your medical director to enact change.

Posted Monday, January 5, 2015

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Assessing & Managing Sepsis in the Prehospital Setting

Learn about sepsis screening tools and management.

Posted Monday, March 17, 2014

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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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