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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
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
Two decades later: How fire, EMS response has changed since Columbine–
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A fire captain who was on duty during the Columbine High School shooting in 1999 says the incident forever changed how they prepare for and respond to active threats and mass casualty incidents
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?