Her research will focus on prehospital obstetric emergencies in the United States, such as unplanned out-of-hospital births.
EMS providers need to engage in post-pandemic recovery conversations to ensure field-level EMS has a seat at the table, writes ML Marietta.
Prehospital providers, regardless of the situation, do not excel in hand hygiene, studies have shown.
The NHTSA Office of EMS has designed a reporting tool to provide you with a consistent and immediate way to report personnel shortages, and PPE needs or “stress” your agency is experiencing due to the COVID outbreak and the impending Influenza season.
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.
Magen David Adom, Israel’s national ambulance service, reported that in the first months of the coronavirus epidemic, there was a 16% decrease in emergency cardiac calls and a 38% increase in refusals to be transported to a hospital.
By understanding how a stroke patient is managed inside the hospital, a prehospital provider can help facilitate a patient’s global management.
While prehospital providers will rarely be able to definitively diagnose Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy in the field, awareness of its existence is still beneficial.
Lauren Hart, MD, examines the prehospital management of an adult seizure patient.
A consensus-driven approach in combination with a systematic review of the available literature was used to identify key research questions and develop conclusions and recommendations on the prehospital care of the spine-injured athlete.