Patient Care

The Modern Diabetic: How to handle insulin pumps during emergencies

Diabetes is a growing epidemic. Many patients with this disease have insulin pumps. EMS providers need to understand how to handle patients with this type of device.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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CPAP Saves Lives & Money

If you're finding it hard to fund the cost of CPAP, look no further.

Posted Saturday, July 12, 2008

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Let's Talk Shock

It's important to understand the five different types of shock and the common causes.

Posted Wednesday, May 28, 2008

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EMS Administration of Fibrinolytics to STEMI Patients

This is the kind of study that truly measures the potential impact of EMS.

Posted Monday, February 25, 2008

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Bronchodilator Use in CHF Patients

This highlights some important aspects of how to approach the patient with dyspnea.

Posted Saturday, February 9, 2008

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Air Medical Use of King Airway

What is the role of non-visualized airway tools in EMS? A growing number of studies are attempting to find out.

Posted Friday, February 1, 2008

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Assessing Your Assessment

The mnemonic OPQRST helps EMS professionals remember the steps of assessment, but in application they're more than just single-word reminders.

Posted Wednesday, January 23, 2008

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The Christmas Bunny

Good things seem to happen around the holidays. In 1975, the Chinese "Year of the Rabbit," one lucky bunny made a little boy's Christmas.

Posted Thursday, December 6, 2007



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