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Couple Fractures: Paramedics care for passengers in a motorcycle crash

Paramedics with the St. Charles County (Mo.) Ambulance District and fire/rescue personnel from the Wentzville Fire Protection District provide care to a young couple who were on a motorcycle that collided with a brick wall at high speed.

Posted Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Improving Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates & Alternative Airway Devices

Improving Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates, Alternative Airway Devices, Comparing Configurations, Protecting Children from Hazards

Posted Monday, December 15, 2008

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Brain Injury Basics

Brush up on your knowledge of traumatic brain injuries and how to treat them.

Posted Thursday, November 20, 2008

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A Tight Squeeze

The objectives of this article are to recognize the importance of classifying the limited-access patient as a difficult airway; to identify the steps that need to be taken when assessing a patient's airway for difficulty; and to review the process for rapid sequence intubation.

Posted Tuesday, November 18, 2008

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Patient in a Post-excited State Takes EMS by Surprise

This article discusses how patients suffering from excited delirium can "cycle" through excited and deteriorated stages.

Posted Thursday, November 13, 2008

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Lyin' Eyes: Do we underestimate this finding?

Lying is unnatural, and if you know what to look for, people's eyes will usually tell you when they're doing it. So what do you look for?

Posted Thursday, November 13, 2008

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Injury by Power Tool: Unusual incident tests providers' skills

An„EMS crew responded to a 32-year-old male weighing approximately„220 lbs. They found the patient seated at a kitchen table with a puncture wound to the back of his head.

Posted Wednesday, October 29, 2008


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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