Although the idea and technique of chest compressions have not changed much over time, methods of mechanical cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) have become increasingly available to prehospital providers.
We know drones as children’s toys, from videos and maybe from the military. But drones are much more than that, and Falck is now testing how drones can be a help in health and treatment.
Knowing how much oxygen is left in the tank could be a matter of life and death.
Attorney Doug Wolfberg on the challenges emergency medical providers may face when using a drone in the field.
Study data suggest samples collected by EMS personnel are of the same quality as those collected in the ED and prehospital blood collection has positive effects on patient outcomes.
University Hospitals Birmingham performed a live demonstration last week where a clinician based on a computer in a hospital diagnosed a patient in an ambulance several miles away, ZDNet reports.
JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman recently attended the International UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas where over 200 exhibitors showed off the latest in small, compact drones.
High-quality CPR is one of the few interventions proven to enhance neurologically intact survival from cardiac arrest.
All New Jersey Transit trains will be required to have resuscitation tools on board under a new law being proposed after a passenger suffered a deadly heart attack last week.
JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman Reviews the Hartwell Medical CombiCarrierII.