Medical / Clinical
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How to program EMS students waiting time–
Here are 10 ideas to program the time while students wait for their next scenario or simulation I have made many visits to Walt Disney World. Several years ago, while attending the National Associa...
High-tech rivals pose a threat to iconic stethoscope–
Dr. Eric Topol, a world-renowned cardiologist, considers the stethoscope obsolete, nothing more than a pair of "rubber tubes"
10 things you need to know about telemedicine–
Lessons learned from Houston’s ETHAN program can help your agency design, launch and manage a telemedicine program for your community
EMS World Expo Quick Take: How big data is used to improve EMS clinical care–
Big data is readily available to EMS leaders to capture, review and apply to making change to improve patient outcomes in every community
Conn. EMS chief in need of kidney transplant looking for donor– 2
Adam Goldstein, who put out the call for a donor last year, said he's hopeful he will find a match
Tips to prevent, manage EMS scene disagreements–
You were asked to assess and treat a 22-year-old woman with an obvious leg fracture and there was a disagreement about how to proceed; did you make the right call?
4 important considerations for victims of collapsed structures–
Rescuers need to anticipate specific medical problems and patient needs as they prepare to encounter patients in a collapsed structure or debris pile
Wis. healthcare simulation center will open in 2020–
Aspirus Riverview Hospital and Mid-State Technical College partnered to open a simulation center to train healthcare professionals
Veinity Fair: Evaluating jugular venous distension–
Ever ogle the veins of someone you're being introduced to? You're not alone
Alcohol-related calls: 7 reminders for EMS providers–
Keep the following tips in mind when you encounter a patient who went out of his/her way to overindulge this holiday
Dead Wrong– 1
Medical monitoring equipment, such as an ECG or pulse oximeter, should be used to confirm physical exam findings before declaring death
NJ training academy graduates first tuition-free class of EMTs– 1
The GCEMS initial EMT Training Academy is unique in that the one-year program was offered tuition free to the students and could result in employment with the County of Gloucester
EMS From a Distance: Doing what doesn’t come naturally–
Challenge yourself to overcome clinical weaknesses
Senior management’s role in the team-based clinical quality model–
EMS leaders triage improvement projects, remove roadblocks and celebrate well-executed projects
Timeless pain management tips–
All EMS providers can still learn something about patient care and pain management from their mothers Margaret, 15 months old, stood up underneath the kitchen table. After smashing her head against...
Minn. EMS agency launches national transgender care confidence survey– 1
HealthEast Medical Transportation aims to gauge the confidence level of EMS providers around the country in the care of transgender patients
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