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Dr. Peter Antevy talks head-up CPR, whole blood use by EMS

In this episode, our co-hosts welcome back Dr. Peter Antevy who offers his thoughts on the direction the industry is heading and the up-and-coming hot topics


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On this episode of Inside EMS, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson welcome back returning guest Dr. Peter Antevy, who serves as the EMS medical director for Coral Springs-Parkland (Fla.) Fire Department, Davie Fire Rescue and Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. Dr. Antevy is also the founder and chief medical officer of Handtevy – Pediatric Emergency Standards, Inc.

Dr. Antevy recounts the recent Gathering of the Eagles conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and the safety procedures put in place for the event. During the five-day conference, attendees discussed a variety of topics, from head-up CPR to the use of whole blood in the field. Dr. Antevy also delves into EMS’s role in combatting human trafficking, and what the next two years look like for the EMS industry.

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