Patient Care

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

Understand Allergies to Quickly Provide Treatment

Quick treatment in allergic reactions is critical.

Posted Thursday, May 29, 2014

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Los Angeles Responders Treat Four Patients after Three-Car Collision

Four patients, including a child, were given c-spine precautions.

Posted Thursday, May 29, 2014

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Differentiating Facial Weakness Caused by Bell’s Palsy vs. Acute Stroke

Learn what to look for when assessing patients with facial weakness.

Posted Wednesday, May 7, 2014

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Orthopedic Considerations of the Polytrauma Patient

Learn to assess and treat fractures and dislocations of the extremities.

Posted Tuesday, May 6, 2014

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Considerations When Assessing & Treating Patients with Lightning Injuries

Conditions could include cardiac and respiratory arrest as well as injuries consistent with blast trauma.

Posted Tuesday, May 6, 2014

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Preserving Crime Scene Evidence when Treating Patients at an MCI

Learn to approach, enter, render care in and exit large MCI scenes without destroying valuable evidence.

Posted Monday, May 5, 2014

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Assessing the Accuracy of the Signs of Shock

Is the PHTLS classification of hypovolemic shock really valid?

Posted Friday, May 2, 2014

Study Seeks Risk Factors for Apnea in Pediatric Seizure Patients

Are benzodiazepines to blame?

Posted Friday, May 2, 2014






 

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