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The Precordial Thump is an Outdated Practice

Learn why this ineffective treatment should be in history books.

Posted Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Researchers Offer Strategies for Overcoming Drug Shortages

The time has come to stop changing protocols and start changing the way we think.

Posted Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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North Carolina Crash Employs Rescue Vehicles of Every Type

The most critical patient was pinned in the passenger’s seat with both legs crushed by the dashboard.

Posted Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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The Decision-Making Process for Wound Clotting Agents

How to select advanced hemostatic dressings & agents.

Posted Friday, September 26, 2014

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New External Hemorrhage Control Evidence-Based Guideline

Early management of hemorrhage by first responders can mean the difference between life and death.

Posted Thursday, September 25, 2014

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Planning for Pediatrics in Disasters

Children require special care considerations during an MCI.

Posted Monday, September 15, 2014

Push Dose Epinephrine as a Temporizing Measure for Drugs Causing Hypotension

The availability of epinephrine makes it a good choice for a temporizing vasopressor.

Posted Monday, September 15, 2014

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Use of Antihypotensive Medications in Shock Patients

Learn about common vasopressors and when to use them.

Posted Monday, September 15, 2014

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Patients May be Using Synthetic Cannabinoids More than You Think

Learn to recognize designer drug use.

Posted Monday, September 15, 2014


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