Hypotension

Is Prehospital Lactate a Reliable Indicator of Mortality?

Study suggests there’s a link when combining abnormal vital signs with lactate, but concludes a better biomarker might be sought out.

Posted Monday, June 2, 2014

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Analyzing Prehospital Effects on the Outcome of STEMI Patients

Clinically important events and advanced care treatment are common in community STEMI patients undergoing prehospital transport

Posted Monday, October 7, 2013

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Hypotensive Geriatric Male Suffers from GI Bleed

EMS crews respond to an 87-year-old male who is hypotensive and suffering from an upper GI bleed

Posted Friday, June 21, 2013

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Permissive Hypotension in Trauma Resuscitation

Normal saline raises the trauma patient’s blood pressure but may not contribute to the best outcomes.

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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Studies Analyze Prehospital IV Fluid Use on Shock Patients

Studies point to circumstances in which administering IV fluids for hypotension can have detrimental effects.

Posted Thursday, December 13, 2012


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