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Technologies & Practices: Is EMS driving hospital care?

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 1:00pm (EST)

Watch the archived webcast below!

Does EMS lead the pack when it comes to technology and care, and what's the wave of the future? This webcast will discuss technology, devices and therapies often used in the field that are less common in hospital emergency departments. This includes:

  • Therapeutic hypothermia;
  • Adult and pediatric IO; and
  • CPR and impedance threshold devices.

You’ll learn why use of devices and patient care concepts often start in the field and carry over into the emergency department, how EMS can continue to be a motivating factor and where EMS will drive care in the future.


Also answer our poll about temperatures as a vital sign -- a vital point Dr. Saussy brings up in this webcast. Click here to vote.

Sponsored by:

Philips Healthcare


Jullette Saussy, MD
Director and Medical Director
New Orleans EMS

Dr. Jullette M. Saussy is currently the Director and Medical Director for New Orleans EMS, and also serves as Medical Director for the New Orleans Fire Department as well as the Chief Medical Officer for the Office of Homeland Security and Public Safety in the City of New Orleans.

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