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The key to differentiating abdominal pain is to utilize as many assessment tools as possible
Clinicians should be aware of how ventricular-assist devices work and what distress signs to look for in patients
Critical insights into the implications of recent court rulings on EMS practice and patient care
Our cohosts tackle system design, enhancing education standards and personal accountability
Solid EMS providers can often de-escalate an aggravated patient, but the very best providers can keep the patient from ever becoming agitated
A candid discussion reveals the art of thorough patient assessments, the value of differential diagnosis, and the need for feedback in EMS
Paramedics evaluated, transported three people to hospitals for additional testing as firefighters evacuated judges’ chambers
Learn common triggers, assessment findings, and the different phases and classifications of seizures
While the CPR intervention may prove beneficial, more evidence is needed before it can become a standard of care
The PCR is all that stands between you and trouble when you find yourself on the witness stand
Avoiding anchoring bias in EMS by balancing speed with safety
A red-flag approach to identifying true emergencies and treating patients with compassion
Revamped triage criteria streamline decision making and relieve the burden on hospital systems
Approach the patient with an intentional primary and secondary survey to avoid letting painful and gruesome wounds distract from life-threatening injuries
Nine interactive scenarios designed to enhance your understanding of seizures, strokes and common acute patient presentations