Full list of Dementia results
Study: 9/11 first responders with PTSD at higher risk for early-onset dementia–
A significant portion of first responders had new onset cognitive impairment years after their first initial cognitive test
Pa. EMTs get tips on dealing with dementia patients–
Centre LifeLink EMS responds to calls involving Alzheimer's disease or some other form of dementia almost daily
MRSA: How to stop the spread–
Why EMS should embrace its role as the front line in stopping the pathogen’s journey
Fla. paramedics participate in virtual dementia training–
The program teaches responders how to approach dementia patients and allows them to experience the symptoms
Remember 2 Things: Altered mental status in geriatric patients–
EMS providers frequently assess geriatric patients with altered mental status. This EMS1 training video reviews two common conditions — hypoglycemia and sepsis — that can cause changes in a patient's mental status.
After watching Steve Whitehead discuss these conditions, learn more about sepsis assessment and treatment in articles from Kelly Grayson and Rom Duckworth. Then share your geriatric assessment tips in the comments.
Medics receive training on dementia patient encounters–
Wis. EMS, police, and fire responders learning different approaches for seniors suffering from dementia
Simple ways an EMT can provide compassionate patient care–
Remember that the most important patient is always the one in front of you