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An EMS Christmas Story

Twas the night before Christmas, and the paramedics are busy.

Posted Monday, November 25, 2013

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From Scuba Instruction to Shear Holsters

A look back at one paramedic's EMS discovery.

Posted Monday, November 25, 2013

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The Facts & Details About Different Types of Tourniquets

There are many different devices that are being marketed and sold as tourniquets, and there are a lot of factors to consider when making your selection.

Posted Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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The Argument for BLS CPAP

CPAP decreases the work of breathing and the need for intubation

Posted Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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The Case for CPR Feedback Devices

For many patients in cardiac arrest, the best hope lies in high-quality, effective CPR—not defibrillation. But even professionals often fall short in their CPR technique. Dr. John Freese explains why CPR feedback devices hold such hope for increasing cardiac arrest survival rates.

Posted Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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You Know You're Married Into EMS When ...

The signs you’re married to an EMS professional.

Posted Monday, November 18, 2013

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Quick, Consistent & Non-invasive Therapeutic Hypothermia during Cardiac Arrest

New product for therapeutic hypothermia shows promising early results.

Posted Monday, November 18, 2013

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Weighing the Pros & Cons of Current Spine Immobilization Techniques

Is it time to update spinal immobilization techniques?

Posted Friday, November 15, 2013

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Assessment of Car Crash Victim Made Easier with Proper Scene Lighting

Proper scene lighting allows for EMS personnel to better asses a patient following a vehicular collision with a tree.

Posted Wednesday, November 13, 2013


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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