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Mastering CHF: Current strategies for the prehospital care of congestive heart failure

This overview of the current treatment of CHF shows the significant shift in strategy in regard to the management of CHF and pulmonary edema, including recommended drug therapies.

Posted Tuesday, February 24, 2009

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EMS Assessments & Differential Diagnosis

The 5 steps to performing a thorough assessment and arriving at a differential diagnosis.

Posted Wednesday, February 18, 2009

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Bubbles: Air-proofing your IV lines

Bubbles form when you spike an IV bag and allow the fluid to splash down into the open end of that line. Bubbles will keep forming all day, until you eliminate the source.

Posted Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Research Review: 2008 ACEP Research Forum

The 2008 American College of Emergency Physicians’ Research Forum, published the Annals of Emergency Medicine October 2008 supplement, offers some interesting abstracts to consider.

Posted Wednesday, February 11, 2009

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Pinned in Pikesville: Extrication from vehicle struck by two tractor trailers

In Baltimore County, Md., crews extricate a patient trapped in a passenger vehicle that had been struck by two tractor trailers near an interstate on-ramp.

Posted Friday, February 6, 2009

Letters

Posted Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Letters

Posted Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Letters: In Your Words

Posted Monday, January 26, 2009

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Is CPAP the Standard of Care?

With the publication of this study, Dr. Wesley will officially go on the record saying, "CPAP is the prehospital standard of care for patients in respiratory distress."

Posted Monday, January 26, 2009


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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