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  1. Thorough Assessment is Crucial in Patients with Respiratory Distress - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 12 Mar 2015

    Crucial in Patients with Respiratory Distress Exclusives Pro Bono: Responding ..... Crucial in Patients with Respiratory Distress A 48-year-old female sits ..... patient presented in obvious respiratory distress and received high-flow oxygen

  2. Thorough Assessment is Crucial in Patients with Respiratory Distress - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 12 Mar 2015

    Crucial in Patients with Respiratory Distress Wed, Mar 11, 2015 By Dennis ..... patient presented in obvious respiratory distress and received high-flow oxygen ..... exam done on a patient in respiratory distress and should be done early

  1. In-Depth Overview of Mechanical Ventilation - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 22 Mar 2015

    lung injury (ALI)/acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) : A disease ..... Ventilation: Changing the respiratory distress prehospital paradigm of ventilation & intubation ..... acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) are typically ventilated

  2. In-Depth Overview of Mechanical Ventilation - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 22 Mar 2015

    lung injury (ALI)/acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS): A disease ..... Ventilation: Changing the respiratory distress prehospital paradigm of ventilation & intubation ..... acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) are typically ventilated

  3. Bariatric Airway Management Is about More than Intubation - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 17 Aug 2015

    level of training and scope of practice, positioning should be carefully considered for any obese patient with respiratory distress or altered mental status. Having patients sit up in a position of comfort if possible is tremendously helpful

  4. Overview of Prehospital Airway Suctioning - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 14 Aug 2015

    the course of just a few hours, hypoxemia and hypotension can rapidly develop, ultimately progressing to acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Management of aspiration pneumonitis is mainly supportive, including aggressive suctioning/removal of

  5. Special Pinnacle Award Named for Joseph P. Ornato, MD - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Online Articles

    Thu, 6 Aug 2015

    hypothermia, uninterrupted, continuous-compression CPR, careful airway management (avoiding RSI in severe respiratory distress cases because of its respiratory depression effects and resultant cardiac arrest ramifications), the use of ECMO

  6. Pediatric Patient Loses Spontaneous Respirations - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 11 Mar 2015

    use of accessory muscles, making detection of respiratory distress and impending failure more difficult. Patients ..... lifesaving for patients. Close attention to impending respiratory distress and failure allows for earlier treatment. For

  7. Pediatric Patient Loses Spontaneous Respirations - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 11 Mar 2015

    use of accessory muscles, making detection of respiratory distress and impending failure more difficult. Patients ..... lifesaving for patients. Close attention to impending respiratory distress and failure allows for earlier treatment. For

  8. Treating Pediatric Summertime Emergencies - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 15 Jul 2015

    decreased capillary refill or is hypotensive. Nebulized albuterol can be used if the patient is wheezing or in respiratory distress . If EMS protocol allows, a corticosteroid such as solumedrol at a dose of 2 mg/kg should be given to a maximum

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