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Following the Trump assassination attempt, first responders are fired or suspended for their social media comments
We must consider patient evacuation, resource allocation and training ourselves and our communities in the wake of an assassination attempt on former President Trump
True empowerment in EMS comes from leaders who not only set a clear vision but also actively involve their personnel in achieving it
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Signs of PACS that will help you eliminate EKG rhythms to make your diagnosis
Engage your participants in pediatric resuscitation protocols, equipment and patient assessment
Follow these steps to facilitate a successful outcome for dealing with emergencies involving kids
The EMS radio report communicates vital information to help the hospital prepare for the patient’s arrival
Understand some terms related to paramedic care should a loved one need an ambulance
Find out if you are on the road to a successful EMS career or on a short trip to burnout
Avoid these mistakes to onboard EMTs who will thrive in EMS, and give their all to your agency
Be the person you needed when you were new and set a positive example on every shift
Understand how monitoring end-tidal carbon dioxide helps assess and treat a patient in respiratory distress
Any EMS provider can improve their patient care and assessment by thinking like a remote-area medic
Steve Whitehead wants you to consider this one thing before pulling out the plastic tubes
Kate Boyd Dernocoeur contemplates the art and science of prehospital care, and how streetsense enhances the skills learned in EMS training
A busy roadway is hands-down the most dangerous environment where we routinely work
How communities are saving lives by understanding where and when overdoses occur
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Learn how to separate atrial activity from ventricular activity when interpreting a rhythm strip and the atrial flutter waves will stand out
Don’t let this exam end your firefighting career before it starts
Paramedic training is intense and rigorous, but the rewards of serving others can be tremendous
Understand why blood pressure and heart rate may not be a good early indicator of a hypovolemic shock state
When shock is suspected, it’s important to identify which stage you’re working with
A review of shock stages, signs and symptoms and treatments for the EMT or paramedic student
Realistic scenarios that reflect the patients EMTs and paramedics regularly encounter are critical to preparing students for the challenges of the EMS profession
To make an effective splint, focus on the craft rather than focusing on the device
Despite a lack of evidence, applying a splint effectively has been and will likely continue to be a mainstay of EMS practice
Application of an EtCO2 sampling device and waveform monitoring, especially during bag-valve mask ventilation, is well within the capability of EMTs
Understand the importance of monitoring end-tidal carbon dioxide and the valuable information it provides for patient assessment and treatment