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Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson bring expert perspective to hot topics, clinical issues, operational and leadership lessons to EMS personnel and leaders to be safe and ...
A player was kneed in the head and swallowed his tongue, but a player on the other team knew to reach into his mouth to clear his airway ...
Understanding the difference can sometimes make all the difference ...
Here's a look at the early airway devices and how they evolved into the smaller, better and easier-to-use versions we have now ...
Endotracheal intubation is a definitive method of airway control, but prehospital use may lead to complications ...
For both intubated and non-intubated patients, capnography can provide a wealth of information about vital signs ...
The responders plan on increasing their animal readiness following a fire where two dogs died ...
A look at current and future trends in EtCO2 monitoring ...
EMS1 sits down with Mike McEvoy, EMS coordinator for the Saratoga County (N.Y.) EMS, to discuss his hometown agency's in-field utilization of capnography to better treat their ...
CPAP is not just for adults anymore ...
An accurate assessment maximizes CPAP's effectiveness ...
We asked for suggestions of how to best use capnography beyond its initial purpose, and EMS1 readers responded with some great advice. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = ...
Advanced airway is a low frequency skill with a very high potential of risk. If this skill is incorrectly performed, it could be detrimental to the outcome of your patient. ...
The Associated Press BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A noted California doctor is being called a hero after he performed an emergency life-saving tracheotomy on a community leader who ...
Evolution in EMS practice continues at an increasing pace. Assessing the level of exhaled carbon dioxide is a good example of such progress; from its first use for endotracheal ...
Hebrew University Biodesign students invent a self-guided robotic intubation device ...
There are people who cannot be ventilated, just as there are people who can’t be intubated, no matter how skilled the provider. Anesthesiologists appreciate this and exercise a ...
In the early days, there weren't many options for airway control. Today's EMS providers have more options at their disposal. ...
Whether your fingers are on the bag or on the dials of a machine, you remain the primary ventilator. With this basic overview you can begin to optimize your patient's respiratory ...
Pediatric asthma related illness is one of the more common reasons for emergent EMS responses. A primary challenge for responders is adequately recognizing the potential ...