Toxidromes: Common Poisoning Syndromes to Know

Recognizing common toxidromes will assist your assessment and treatment of the exposed patients, even when the specific toxin is unknown.

EMScapades: February 15, 2021

By now, you've no doubt learned that some food and drink combinations aren't "COVID times" compatible.

Vaccination Strategy is Sacrificing Equity

Justin Porter writes about the lopsided vaccine distribution strategy in the U.S., and who gets left out.

EMS Lawline: After Much Criticism, OSHA Issues New Guidance on COVID-19 in the Workplace

The guidance provides a “roadmap” for EMS agencies to follow in developing a meaningful workplace safety compliance program for COVID-19.

Bleeding Management of the Severely Injured

The authors believe this has relevant patient management implications which are not discussed in emergency medicine literature or training.

Increasing Bystander CPR Confidence and Knowledge

A project in Rhode Island highlights the importance of a formal high school CPR education with certified instructors.

International Prehospital Medicine Institute Literature Review, February 2021

The group's mission is to provide up-to-date education at an affordable cost to those who provide medical care in the prehospital setting.

EMScapades: February 1, 2021

Looks like a dispatcher is getting some Valentine's Day sweets this year.

Prehospital Tradecraft: Special Circumstances of Resuscitation, Part 1

This is an outline of some of the more uncommon clinical presentations and treatment of cardiopulmonary arrest that may be encountered by EMS personnel.

Safety First or Safety Third: Considering Practitioner Safety in EMS

Radu Venter takes a critical look at what scene safety really means to EMS professionals.

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