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EMS role in recognizing the symptoms of and diagnosing delirium
Our co-hosts discuss how one program is teaching paramedics how to deal and empathize with dementia patients by using virtual training
Remember that the most important patient is always the one in front of you
A bill that requires training awaits the governor’s signature
New York and Ohio researchers are using dust collected within 72 hours of the collapse of the twin towers in their tests
One study led by Stony Brook University researchers found that the brain “age” of some World Trade Center responders is 10 years older on average than the general population
The departments hope to make training on identifying patients with dementia a requirement
A significant portion of first responders had new onset cognitive impairment years after their first initial cognitive test
Centre LifeLink EMS responds to calls involving Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia almost daily
The program teaches responders how to approach dementia patients and allows them to experience the symptoms
Wis. EMS, police, and fire responders learning different approaches for seniors suffering from dementia