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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 ...
In the early years of my career, I considered it a badge of honor to be known as an aggressive paramedic. My motto was "Over treat many, under treat none." But implicit in that ...
By Bill Liss 11Alive MARIETTA, Ga. — What would you do if your child all of a sudden stopped breathing? It's a frightening scenario that one Marietta mother found herself ...
At EMS Today in Washington DC this week Pulmodyne introduced a new model called the O2Max Trio. This is a completely original design. It makes delivering CPAP much easier and much ...
Covidien was at EMS Today displaying the Newport HT70 Plus ventilator. It is a full-featured Critical Care Transport Ventilator with a lot to offer specialized transport teams. The ...
Capnography is standard of care for all intubated patients and should be for all major medical patients ...
You've heard it time and time again: "Kids are not little adults." Their anatomy differs markedly from older patients. Children are normally healthy and rarely have ...
Despite the many treatment advances prehospital care continues to enjoy year after year, the need to achieve 100 percent accuracy in basic airway care remains a hallmark that ...
MIAMI — An autopsy has revealed that the Fla. man who died earlier this year after a live roach eating contest choked to death. The autopsy, released Monday, concluded that ...
Interesting products were demonstrated at the European Resuscitation Council 2012 Congress in Vienna, Austria, last week ...
CPAP is one EMS treatment modality that has an evidence-based effect on patient outcomes ...
CPAP for emergency management of congestive heart failure is rapidly becoming the new standard of care ...
By James Staley The Las Cruces Sun-News MESILLA, N.M. — Charlie Alvarenga's father constantly reminded him of his duty. "You need to protect Jordan," he would ...
By Sarah Burge The Press Enterprise MURRIETA, Calif. — A local veterinary hospital has donated 33 oxygen masks designed for use on pets to the Murrieta Fire Department. ...
By Caroline Jones The Derby Evening Telegraph DERBY, England — A teenager who suffers from severe asthma attacks has had her life saved twice — by the same paramedic. ...
Heart of the pack is i-gel airway, now with both oxygen port and suction port ...