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Thoroughly Investigate and Treat All Reversible Causes in Head Injury

Should you sweeten up your head-injured patients?

Posted Thursday, March 27, 2014

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Recognizing & Treating Hypoglycemia, Hyperglycemia & Other Diabetes-related Health Problems

Refresh yourself on the role of EMS in detecting diabetes.

Posted Friday, December 13, 2013

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Medicare Cost-Cutting Changes for Diabetics May Cause Confusion

Medicare begins a major change next month that could save older diabetics money and time when they buy crucial supplies to test their blood sugar — but it also may cause some confusion as patients figure out the new system.

Posted Tuesday, June 18, 2013

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Elderly Diabetic Female with Altered Mental Status

An elderly diabetic female that has taken her medication still shows signs of low glucose, but also presents signs & symptoms of opioid overdose.

Posted Thursday, March 28, 2013

Spinal Immobilization Technique Stirs Discussion

Readers enter dialogue about proper immobilization techniques.

Posted Sunday, January 1, 2012


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