An explosion occurred which caused the roof to collapse and the walls to be blown out.
The American Red Cross enhanced its Advanced Life Support (ALS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) curricula with 32 clinical scenarios specific to cases that might be encountered by EMS clinicians during out-of-hospital calls.
Abuse victims are more likely than patients who fall to have injuries on the face, head and neck area, the study found.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists says it “firmly” opposes the use of ketamine or other drugs to incapacitate someone for a law enforcement purpose.
With cardiac arrest being one of the most common critical conditions treated by EMS providers, the apparent improvement in patient centered outcomes yielded by POCUS would certainly justify more widespread use of ultrasound in the prehospital setting, writes Mathew Kent.
Paramedic Danny Hughes uses Google Live Transcribe to speak to patients who would otherwise be unable to read his lips behind his mask.
Public health officials are warning about another potentially bad summer for Eastern Equine Encephalitis and other insect-borne illnesses.
Researchers examined nationwide cardiac arrest data involving ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia during the months of April 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.
Although Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome and Serotonin Syndrome are rare disorders, prehospital personnel can make a difference with early recognition and aggressively managing the patient’s symptoms.
Adding blood and plasma to Black Hills Life Flight helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft will allow emergency personnel to provide additional lifesaving care