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.
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.
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.
This column will explain how you can use end tidal CO2 measurements to titrate and evaluate the effectiveness of CPAP.
Knowing how much oxygen is left in the tank could be a matter of life and death.
As a kid growing up in Fort Worth, Texas I had little interest in ambulances or medicine. I do remember one thing about the ambulances in the late 1960s in that they always had signs on the side that stated "oxygen equipped" in big letters.
While quantitative waveform capnography and pulse oximetry are both infrared technologies and may seem like similar measurements, they assess very different things.