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As the population ages and healthcare needs surge, EMS is evolving beyond emergencies to provide critical support through body cavity access devices and expanded care procedures
Sunny Wescott, lead meteorologist for the Department of Homeland Security’s CISA, identifies community risks
Learn what to look for and how to advocate for elderly patients who may be much sicker than they appear
You are on scene with a patient who is complaining of weakness. The vital signs your partner has given you are not very detailed. What are some ways to improve on those findings?
Consider adding these often-encountered patients to your EMT or paramedic class’s patient assessment drills or high-fidelity patient simulations
Follow these tips when responding to a patient with a suspected hip fracture
LifeStar Ambulance Service Jacksonville responds to at least 10 lift assist calls a week, most being “no-contact medical alarms”
Unique considerations for responding to emergencies involving individuals with special needs
A Ross/West View EMS ambulance will posted at a Sheetz for faster response to elderly residents
Additional training can help providers who want to do right by patients involved in hospice and end-of-life care
Nine interactive scenarios designed to enhance your understanding of seizures, strokes and common acute patient presentations
EMTs, paramedics and firefighters have a responsibility to identify fall hazards and share prevention tips with patients and at the public events we host
Long-term care facilities are at risk of becoming hotbeds of growth for the fungus that is rapidly spreading across the United States
Regardless of what option turns out to best fit your family’s needs, there are some very important points to remember as you’re making choices
Hundreds of evacuations were taking place in the Fort Myers area, where storm damage cut off potable water to at least nine hospitals
This episode dives into geriatric healthcare and the origins of high-performance EMS
Dr. JR Pickett examines the difference between a thoracic aortic dissection and an abdominal aortic aneurysm
A bill that requires training awaits the governor’s signature
Test your knowledge of intra-axial injuries, central herniation, subarachnoid hemorrhage and more
TBI risk factors, managing patient refusals and oxygenation tips for treating head injuries
EMS role in recognizing the symptoms of and diagnosing delirium
End-of-life care takes a heavy emotional toll: Seek support when needed
Where EMS intersects with palliative care and hospice
Medicare- and Medicaid-certified hospitals and other facilities could insist that ambulance service staffers must be vaccinated
Dozens of emergency vehicles responded to an MCI at the Amazon center near Edwardsville, Ill., following severe storms
Empire BlueCross BlueShield and Mount Sinai Health System have reached an agreement to offer community paramedicine, ET3 and treat-in-place options
Crews argue they’re being taken advantage of and potentially taken out of action when a real disaster strikes; political battle begins
Helping a fall patient back into bed, a chair or onto the ambulance cot should launch risk mitigation in the patient’s home to prevent future falls
4 people, who were evacuated to the warehouse, died in the unsafe and unhealthy conditions