Full list of IV results
Mass. approves IV Tylenol during hospital transport–
The decision, which came down Friday, allows paramedics across the state to administer acetaminophen, Motrin and an IV option of Toradol
Top EMS Game Changers – #7: Intraosseous access–
2003 AHA guidelines noted IOs provide a favorable alternative to traditional IV techniques for fluid and medication administration
Paramedics replace fentanyl with ice, IV Tylenol to prevent addiction–
Fire Chief Kevin Gallagher and Dr. Matthew Bivens are working to close off one avenue that can lead to opioid addiction
EMS1's 10 year anniversary: Top 10 most viewed columns–
From exam tips to career advice, our top columns of the past 10 years covered all the bases
IV infiltration leads to $700K negligence award–
Conn. judge and jury find that Good Samaritan immunity protects paramedics, not employers
3 things paramedics need to know about respiratory compromise, pneumonia and sepsis–
Recognize the signs and symptoms of pneumonia and understand how capnography can be used to guide treatment for pneumonia and sepsis.
'Hangover IV' marketed as dehydration cure–
Partygoers and professionals alike are embracing IVs for rehydration therapy
Remember 2 Things: Aggressive EMS treatment of sepsis–
Remember 2 Things host Steve Whitehead discusses two EMS interventions for patients with moderate or severe sepsis. Whitehead shares the importance of aggressive fluid administration and early hospital notification to improve a patient's outcome. After watching read about the implications of the Sepsis 3.0 definition for paramedics and prehospital care.
10 obsolete EMT skills–
Gather round to learn the out-of-date and obsolete EMT skills that the Ambulance Driver has outlasted during his EMS career
EMS helicopters to carry blood for emergency transfusions–
STARS in Manitoba helicopters will fly with two units of O-negative blood for patient use on scene or during transport to a trauma center
5 ways paramedics can use a 3-way stopcock–
Dr. Peter Antevy demonstrates five uses for a 3-way stop, a valuable device which has many uses for providing care to critical pediatric patients.
8 habits paramedics take home with them–
How many of these habits have you developed and carry with you off-duty?
Remember 2 Things: When to treat anaphylaxis–
Anaphylaxis is a challenging patient presentation. Learn two signs to identify a life-threatening allergic reaction that demands aggressive treatment. If a patient has airway compromise, upper or lower, or signs of shock immediately treat with epinephrine and other protocol-authorized interventions.
After watching read more about anaphylaxis assessment and treatment.
IV set-up is as easy as ABCDEFG–
Check out these intravenous access set-up tips from the Paramedic Project.
And if you are having trouble with starting IVs forget the Hail Mary tactic of 'poke and pray' by knowing and using these tips from EMS1 columnist Kevin Grange to ensure you obtain IV access each and every time.
10 intravenous access tips for medics and students–
Forget the Hail Mary tactic of 'poke and pray' by knowing and using these tips to ensure you obtain IV access each and every time
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