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5 questions to guide EMS transport decisions–
You are on scene with a patient who has sustained a significant injury; how do you decide whether to use red lights and sirens?
Clinical scenario: Patient with a traumatic amputation–
You are dispatched to a factory for a report of a man with his arm caught in a hydraulic press
EMS involvement, communication improves stroke care–
A Virginia comprehensive stroke center teams up with Norfolk Fire-Rescue department to improve stroke patient outcomes
Progressive Paramedicine: How to assess for a large vessel occlusion stroke–
Review the assessment of stroke, especially the identification of a large vessel occlusion, as a prehospital provider. The three cortical signs to assess for an LVO are described in this episode of Progressive Paramedicine, an EMS1 original video series.
Progressive Paramedicine: 3 most important parts of the patient care report–
Brought to you by Pulsara An effective radio report from EMS to the hospital is critical for patient safety and continuing care. Learn the three most important pieces of the patient radio report in this episode of Progressive Paramedicine, an EMS1 original video series. Learn more about Pulsara here.
Inside EMS Podcast: The difference between CPAP and BiPAP–
Our co-hosts discuss the use of CPAP in the field and its pathophysiology
What does DCAP-BTLS stand for?–
Memorization of acronyms does not necessarily translate to understanding; here's a breakdown of what DCAP-BTLS means
What you need to know about Beriberi and Wernicke's encephalopathy–
Wernicke's encephalopathy is an acute neurological condition caused by thiamine deficiency, also known as beriberi
Understanding compartment syndrome by type–
Compartment syndrome should be considered early to prevent dire consequences for the patient.
Exclusive: Field amputation difference between life and death–
EMS, fire and hospital personnel describe interstate collision, patient entrapment and field amputation to save a man pinned inside his truck cab by 80,000 pounds of logs
Sinus tach or SVT? 4 clues to tell the difference–
Instead of "rules" you have been taught to distinguish sinus tach and SVT, follow these assessment and ECG interpretation tips
COPD exacerbation: 5 things EMS providers need to know–
Understand how monitoring tools can be used to guide treatment for COPD exacerbations
5 scene size-up tips for EMS providers–
You are the first arriving unit to a potentially chaotic scene; does your scene size-up for other units measure up?
Clinical scenario: A fight at a college football game–
You are dispatched to stage for police responding to reports of a fight in the parking lot of the local university
Inside EMS Podcast: Challenges of using ketamine in the field–
Our co-hosts discuss uses, challenges and letting EMTs administer ketamine
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