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.
By understanding how a stroke patient is managed inside the hospital, a prehospital provider can help facilitate a patient’s global management.
Blood clots that can cause strokes, heart attacks and dangerous blockages in the legs and lungs are increasingly being found in COVID-19 patients, including some children.
Severe muscle weakness/paralysis is a very complicated chief complaint for any provider. These patients are not the most common ones that you will see, yet they can be some of the most medically complex cases of one’s career.
This exclusive JEMS stroke article compendium presents a concise summary of information presented throughout six articles designed for education and reference about devastating and unusual strokes.