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Solid EMS providers can often de-escalate an aggravated patient, but the very best providers can keep the patient from ever becoming agitated
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
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
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
EMTs, paramedics and firefighters have a responsibility to identify fall hazards and share prevention tips with patients and at the public events we host
Karen Owens shares insider tips for training to treat pediatric athletic injuries, some of which may surprise you
Chest pain, rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath: While panic attacks and anxiety attacks share common symptoms, they also have distinct differences
Another tool in the diagnostician’s briefcase