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CPAP for Everyone!

Thursday, November 5, 2009 - 1:00pm (EST)



Watch the archived webcast below!

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) by face mask has been in widespread use for respiratory distress within emergency departments and hospitals for years. It’s use in EMS is now skyrocketing across the country. For systems considering CPAP, this webcast will tell you what CPAP does for the patient and how it can effect clinical outcomes. Then we will explore who’s using it (BLS versus ALS), how to best apply it, what it costs, and how to plan for successful implementation.


Sponsored by:


Airon


Speaker(s):

Keith Wesley, MD
Medical Director
State of Minnesota

Dr. Wesley is the state EMS medical director for Minnesota and the medical director for HealthEast Medical Transportation.



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