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Police: Man throws himself at car, fights paramedic–
According to a criminal complaint filed in Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court, Angelo Ray, 21, is charged with two counts of battery on a healthcare worker
Tackling sepsis: How to diagnose, treat and manage it– 1
Our co-hosts sit down with award-winning speaker and author Rommie Duckworth, who explains how to diagnose, treat and manage septic patients
3 scenarios where you’ll be glad you have this rugged case–
Pelican’s newest lightweight and durable case is built specifically for EMS and fire needs
Why EMS providers should be able to calculate MAP– 1
Our co-hosts discuss the importance of calculating Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP) and how to do it properly
What football can teach us about patient assessment–
This article, originally published October 5, 2010, has been updated Patient assessment is a team effort that requires a plan, roles, and follow through Football offers plenty of metaphors for just...
PTSD diagnosis guidelines developed for first responders–
The guidelines are specific to first responders, to better diagnose and treat post-traumatic stress disorder
Remember 2 Things: Stroke patient assessment and management–
Fine tune your stroke patient assessment with these tips. Remember to confirm the time when patient's mental status was normal and repeating "You can't teach an old dog new tricks" assesses much more than slurred speech. Learn more about stroke care and treatment.
5 medical conditions where capnography can affect BLS care–
Waveform capnography provides real-time feedback that BLS providers can use to make treatment decisions and improve care
How to assess a patient with altered mental status–
This five minute video gives an overview of how to use AEIOUTIPS to assess a patient with altered mental status
AEIOU-TIPS: An altered mental status tune–
Check out this a musical review of the mnemonic AEIOU-TIPS for assessment of a patient's altered mental status.
Fla. residents file $3M lawsuit over EMS assessment–
A class-action lawsuit claims city officials improperly used funds for an assessment of EMS services instead of fire services
Acute kidney injury assessment and treatment–
Understand the causes, signs and symptoms, and prehospital treatment for kidney injury
Non-transport PCR: Choose either thorough documentation or saving for a lawyer–
A complete narrative in the patient care report that is reviewed and signed by the patient is your best protection against liability for the non-transport decision
Effective EMS response to acute alcohol intoxication–
Careful assessment is important for EMS since alcohol poisoning kills six people in the U.S. each day; most deaths occur among middle-aged adults
In this segment, Kris Kaull discusses some tips and the core fundamentals about this essential EMS skill.
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