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Clinical Scenario: Man weak, falls, possible occlusive stroke–
A careful and thorough EMS stroke assessment can make a difference in ED management
Clinical Scenario: 74-year-old female, general weakness, possible sepsis–
Consider many causes for 'general weakness' in a patient with a complex medical history, including the possibility of sepsis
10 things you need to know about hypovolemic shock to save lives–
The effects of shock due to major blood loss rapidly become irreversible, so quick identification and intervention are critical
Remember 2 Things: Head-to-toe patient assessment tips for paramedics, EMTs and students–
Steve Whitehead shares two quick tips for the next time you perform a patient assessment.
After watching read more EMS1 patient assessment tips.
1. How EMT and paramedic students can practice patient assessment
2. 8 patient assessment tips for new providers
3. Patient assessments: How to avoid free-for-alls
Hands-off! Assessment and care when you can't be there–
Do you train for scenarios where you can't put hands on patient during assessment and treatment?
P.E.N.M.A.N.: An EMS acronym you should know–
PENMAN can be quickly recalled for incident or patient size-up or assessment
How EMT and paramedic students can practice patient assessment–
Tools and tips on learning more about the crucial task to investigate the patient's injury or illness
START method makes MCI patient triage fast, simple–
The Simple Triage and Rapid Transport method assesses respirations, perfusion and mental status to identify the most critical patients
4 Industrial medical first responder safety tips–
Industrial workplaces need a special type of safety awareness. Follow these tips from medical first responders in food processing plants and paper mills.
Industrial hand and finger trauma response tips–
Follow these tips for treatment of accidents to the fingers, hands, and limbs in the industrial sector.
6 EMS assessment tips for deaf and hard of hearing patients–
Learn how you can accurately assess deaf or hard of hearing patients under extra challenging conditions
8 patient assessment tips for new EMS providers–
For new EMTs and paramedics there is nothing more important than improving your patient assessment skills; learn and follow these field proven tips
Shaping EMS provider beliefs about safety practices–
A friend recently told me, "One truly adopts a safety practice when he or she does it with no one else watching."
Assess patient's complaints for associated signs or pertinent negatives–
Consider these possible associated signs or pertinent negatives for a patient with an abdominal pain complaint.
A basic overview of shock–
An look at the fundamentals at the EMT level