The authors focus on the need for speed in penetrating trauma patients. They also challenge longstanding views that current EMS trauma treatments are of benefit to the patient.
Medical oxygen is already low in hospitals at the new epicenter of the country’s outbreak, Gauteng province, home to the power centers of Johannesburg and the capital, Pretoria.
While it would be right to believe a person who can’t talk also cannot breathe, the reverse is not true – speaking does not imply that someone is getting enough air to survive.
Understanding the complicated disease of Cystic Fibrosis will help you provide better initial care and assessment.
Scary moments on Tuesday at the Brick Township (NJ) Police Department when an EMT started choking on her food.
Use of Positive End Expiratory Pressure should be considered for any patient who requires mechanical ventilation, including those in cardiac arrest.
New product and procedure safely exhausts all patient-exhaled air from the back of an ambulance.
Airway experts are inserting ventilator breathing tubes that place them mere inches away from where the contagious virus lives.
Ventilator shortages have been a major obstacle to saving lives in New York, which has been the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S.
Parents, researchers and students warn that some young people have already moved on to a newer kind of vape that isn't covered by the flavor ban.