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This day’s theme highlights the pediatric clinical care provided by EMS and the need for increased specialized training for our youngest patients
Use these tips to pick the stethoscope best for you and to use it correctly on every patient
How to use the lost art of auscultatory percussion to evaluate suspected long bone fractures
Keeping patients moving toward definitive treatment through accurate triage of life threats is the key to EMS success at a mass casualty incident
Inspiring ways to recognize providers’ contributions, educate the community and recruit the next generation
Update your understanding of the role of antibiotics, fluid administration and coordination of clinical care
Expansion of the pilot program also allows paramedics to administer whole blood
The Riker’s Island captain suffered burns when her BWC suddenly ignited
Remain consistent once you’ve established the patient’s weight, ensure you know what’s in your containers and practice dosing calculations to prevent medication administration errors
Simplifying the patient assessment process for every patient can reduce variability, lower your stress and improve patient care
Crash in Woodland left the driver pinned under the steering wheel while diesel fuel and fresh concrete spilled onto the road
Nitroglycerin or “Nitro” is a commonly encountered medication for EMS, but it may not work the way you think or do what you think it does
By working on prescription compliance, smoking cessation and other risk factors, community medics can make a difference in the lives of stroke patients
One teen was critically injured after falling 30 feet inside the intercontinental ballistic missile silo in Arapahoe County
The bus driver lost control and struck a guardrail on I-95 in Harford County
What is your organization doing to enhance medics’ mathematical skills in the field?
Both sinus arrests and sinus exit blocks are characterized by an irregular rhythm associated with pauses; which is it?
Austin-Travis County EMS Assistant Chief Steve White said at least 65 people were treated between Monday and Wednesday
Independent pathologist concluded that the bruises on Jameek Lowery’s face, fractures to his fingers were the result of “blunt force trauma”
We asked readers for advice on learning and studying pharmacology and received dozens of fantastic responses
How to learn and understand the medications paramedics administer
Lessons learned from implementation of a telestroke program
Paying attention to common eponyms discovered during a patient assessment and their associated pathology can identify a patient’s most critical needs
LAFD said 16 patients were transported, 37 were treated on the scene
CalRx’s Naloxone Access Initiative will purchase 3.2M twin packs of the drug at half the market price
Learn and follow these steps to accurately auscultate blood pressure quickly and easily
Here’s a breakdown of differences in Bell’s palsy and stroke symptoms and prehospital care differences
Regardless of pushback, providers have a responsibility to put the safety of the patient above all else when on scene