Full list of Cardiac results
Remember 2 Things: Advanced cardiac monitors–
While many EMTs consider advance cardiac monitors to be "paramedic-use only" devices, there are several functions of the monitors that are useful for EMTs to know how to use. In this episode, Steve Whitehead describes two important aspects of the monitor that EMTs should be able to operate.
Animation: Conduction of electrical impulses through the heart–
Watch this video to better understand or teach EMT and paramedic students how electrical impulses are conducted through cardiac tissue.
911 dispatch audio for Prince–
Hear the 911 dispatch audio for a man down, not breathing, CPR started and then rescue units cancelled
How to recognize left bundle branch block–
Learn how to recognize a Left Bundle Branch Block (LBBB) in this video tutorial. After watching read and review this 12-Lead ECG case: Elderly man presents with CHF, hypertension and dyspnea.
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.
Medics help man fulfill final wish: Watching 'Star Wars'–
Shawn Norman was diagnosed with a rare syndrome that made him constantly weak and tired.
Texas EMS gets state-of-the-art cardiac monitors–
The 79 new devices are faster, lighter and completely wireless, and every ambulance and command car is now equipped with one for a cost of $2 million.
Clinical Corner: AHA Changes–
Jon Puryear discusses the changes in the American Heart Association's guidelines.