Full list of Diagnosis results
Training Day: Breaking down signs of sepsis–
Design your training scenario to include increasingly complicated sepsis symptoms to test EMS providers’ differential diagnosis skills
When a stroke is not a stroke: A case study–
In 20-25% of cases, stroke symptoms and signs represent a stroke mimic, such as hypoglycemia, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis or infection
How one EMS agency found its body armor solution–
Propper made it easy to find the right fit for EMS providers, says an operations chief with an ambulance district outside St. Louis
Hocus POCUS: the magic and progress of prehospital ultrasound use by EMS–
A portable ultrasound machine enabled eFAST exam can identify free fluid, a pneumothorax or signs of dissection from the back of an ambulance
Medic Mindset Podcast: Thinking about tachycardia–
Host Ginger Locke interviews Dr. Katherine Remick about how a differential diagnosis and patient history can differentiate between SVT and sinus tachycardia
What is COPD?–
This video describe what COPD, or obstructive pulmonary disease, is and it's symptoms.
Remember 2 Things: Improving stroke recognition and response by EMS providers–
Stroke recognition is one of the most important roles of paramedics and EMTs. This episode of Remember Two Things reviews the importance of using the Cincinnati Prehospital Stroke Scale to identify stroke. Show host Steve Whitehead also discusses early notification of the hospital of a suspected stroke. Alerting the hospital early makes a remarkable difference to the speed of patient care.
After watching, share your experience with stroke scales in the comments and read more about stroke scales.
Hand-held brain scanner tested for pre-hospital use–
The London Air Ambulance is testing the Infrascanner to detect life-threatening head injuries
What causes severe, unexplained tooth pain?–
Having an issue that is difficult to diagnose doesn't mean being psychosomatic; pain is a universal sign of a problem
Abdominal pain assessment tips to reach a diagnosis–
You respond for a call for a 34-year-old that woke up with abdominal pain; did you get the diagnosis right?