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Rhythm & Clues

Never before have EMS professionals had as many tools available to look as deeply into patients for answers to clinical crises

Posted Monday, April 12, 2010

Rhythm & Clues

Never before have EMS professionals had as many tools available to look as deeply into patients for answers to clinical crisesƒtools ranging from ECG monitors to 12-leads to waveform capnography, even ultrasound. The anatomical approach to understanding ECG rhythms is an essential element for success.

Posted Sunday, April 11, 2010

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Critical Trauma: Life Flight Transports Patient with Head Injuries

EMS providers choose RSI on a cardiac patient in a rural area.

Posted Tuesday, March 16, 2010

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Last Word

One Connecticut EMS post is run entirely by high school students; an ambulance manufacturer fulfills the Christmas wishes of disabled residents; rapid response teams recognize in-hospital emergencies; and a Michigan service is shut down by the state for 30-plus safety violations.

Posted Friday, March 5, 2010

School Staff Use AED to Save Student

Quick-thinking staff at Homestead High School in Fort Wayne saved a student's life by using an AED when he collapsed in class.

Posted Thursday, February 25, 2010

Caution Urged on Powerheart and CardioVive Automated External Defibrillators

FDA is alerting users of certain Powerheart and CardioVive automated external defibrillators that these devices may malfunction unexpectedly.

Posted Friday, February 5, 2010

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Red Cross Program Puts AEDs in Schools

When a heart attack or stroke happens, every minute counts. That's why the American Red Cross is taking action to put Automated External Defibrillators within reach when an emergency occurs.

Posted Monday, January 18, 2010

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Study Compares Passive Oxygen Insufflation and BVM

Our research reviewers discuss the value of using a non-rebreather mask instead of bag-valve-mask ventilation in patients in V-Fib with witnessed out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Posted Monday, January 11, 2010

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The Effect of Intubation on CPR

This study's results on the effect of intubation on CPR interests our reviewers; but for slightly different reasons.

Posted Monday, January 11, 2010


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