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Rural EMT’s Idea Addresses Loading/Unloading Challenges for Rural Crews

Bedrock Lift offers simple solution for loading, unloading bariatric patients.

Posted Monday, January 28, 2013

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Monitoring Technology has Potential for Patient Outcomes

Pulse oximetry, capnography, cardiac monitoring & ultrasound among tools that can transform the field.

Posted Monday, January 28, 2013

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Man Gets ‘Boot’ for ‘Booting’ Ambulance

New Orleans man puts a ‘boot’ on ambulance while in service.

Posted Thursday, January 24, 2013

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Analysis Supports Limiting Spinal Immobilization in Car Crash Patients

Street Science team suggests data points to limiting the use of backboards for car crash patients.

Posted Friday, December 28, 2012

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Studies Analyze Prehospital IV Fluid Use on Shock Patients

Studies point to circumstances in which administering IV fluids for hypotension can have detrimental effects.

Posted Thursday, December 13, 2012

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‘Santa’ Comforts Children over the Air

Virginia Beach EMS program uses radio waves to spread holiday cheer to children involved in 9-1-1 calls during Christmas season.

Posted Wednesday, December 12, 2012

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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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Studies Compare Methods of Medication Administration & Patient Transport

Evidence points to IN over IV use in certain circumstances; unusual data on transport methods.

Posted Tuesday, December 11, 2012

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Know the Differences between Seizures, Epilepsy & Mimics

Get a refresher on assessment techniques for the various types of seizures.

Posted Monday, December 10, 2012


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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