Full list of Breathing results
Why EMS providers should be able to calculate MAP–
Our co-hosts discuss the importance of calculating Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP) and how to do it properly
Quiz: COPD exacerbations: 5 things EMS providers need to know–
How familiar are you with the symptoms and concerns that accompany COPD exacerbations?
How to manage ambulance safety on the microscopic level–
It’s important to clean and decontaminate the ambulance interior regularly to prevent the spread of germs
London airport declared safe after 'chemical incident'–
Ambulance crews treated 26 patients after they reported breathing difficulties; two others were hospitalized
Clinical scenario: 22-year-old male with difficulty breathing–
You are asked to respond to a coffee shop for shortness of breath
Tips for assessing sudden shortness of breath–
You were asked to respond to a coffee shop for a 22-year-old male with increasing shortness of breath following a coughing fit; did you make the right decision?
Remember 2 Things: How huffing causes respiratory arrest–
Huffing is the inhalation of chemicals to get high. Learn two important things about assessment and treatment of a patient known to or suspected to have huffed chemicals.
Sepsis detection and monitoring in EMS–
Temperature, lactate and ETCO2 monitoring may provide field personnel with objective evidence to make a more accurate field diagnosis of systemic inflammatory response syndrome
Middle East sandstorm kills 5; thousands suffer respiratory distress–
Health officials advise people in Syria, Lebanon and Israel to stay indoors with their windows closed
Off-duty Mo. paramedic rescues infant from burning car–
Medic able to revive unresponsive 10-month-old boy with CPR before ambulance arrived
Texas community paramedics reduce 911 runs–
Patients find comfort in the one-on-one care the community paramedic service provides
Medical policy update recommended for Ore. police department–
Officers should call an ambulance for persons with signs or complaints of respiratory difficulty or breathing problems
Clinical solution: 8-year-old at school with trouble breathing–
You responded to an elementary school student in respiratory distress; did you get the next steps right?
Remember 2 Things: Bag valve mask techniques–
EMS1 Columnist Steve Whitehead reminds us to slow down when it comes to both the speed at which you squeeze, and the rate with which you ventilate the patient.
Enterovirus confirmed in 130 kids in 12 states–
The virus can cause mild to severe illness, with the worst cases needing life support for breathing difficulties
5-year-old dials 911 for dad's chest pain in cutest call yet–
In this serious but funny call, Savannah expertly relays information to the dispatcher, unlocks the front door, and worries about what to wear for when the ambulance shows up
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