How would you treat a patient who was suspended in a harness for 10 minutes? If you said "recovery position," think again.
Athletic helmets and padding are designed for different purposes than helmets motorcyclists wear. When you encounter sports-related C-spine injuries; knowing the difference and treating accordingly can directly impact your patient's outcome.
People in bathtubs are slippery and can be frustrating to handle safely and with good body mechanics. The Montana Blanket Roll is a simple, quick answer.
Could we be doing more for our acute stroke patients? Yes. Southeast Coast Ambulance Service in the United Kingdom has a unique multi-disciplinary model that may point to the future of stroke care in the U.S.
A patient with supreventricular tachycardia is converted after the ambulance hits a pothole, but the questions remains: Are 'precordial thumps' a good idea?
Cardiodromes: Using recognizable sets of signs & symptoms to understand & manage congenital heart defects
With the large number of children and growing number of adults with congenital heart defects, it_s important for EMS providers to be familiar with the most common defects and be able to properly assess and treat these patients.
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EMS Airway Clinic
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Leg access using the EZ-IO.
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