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Critical insights on the safe administration of ketamine, versed, lorazepam, ativan and haloperidol
How has the EMS Scope of Practice changed since the first EMS Week was celebrated 50 years ago?
Engaging payers, the medical director, administrators and field providers was key to MedStar’s successful telehealth implementation
Kenji Inaba’s training helps officers on the field treat gunshot wounds and other injuries; officers in the metropolitan division undergo medical training drills every four weeks
St. Charles County Ambulance District’s appointment makes Dr. Tan the first full-time EMS physician in the State of Missouri
“Instead of responding to the majority of 999 calls we receive every day, we want to flip that so we only go to those patients who really, really need a double staffed paramedic emergency ambulance quickly.”
The medical director for the Middletown Division of Fire stated the paramedics “breached the standard of care and the breach caused” the death
A 13-step action plan to provide compassionate and effective care while navigating the evolving legal landscape
The state-of-the industry survey focuses on wellness, career development and satisfaction in EMS
There’s someone out there who would like to really hear from you, and Steve Whitehead will tell you who in this episode
Exploring the infection control benefits of chlorhexidine, alcohol, betadine and povidone iodine-alcohol
Dr. Andra Farcas takes the helm of Washington County Ambulance Service as Dr. John Collins retires
The Texas Department of State Health Services found the medic did not adhere to protocols and compromised the patient’s condition
Examining the research on physician- vs. paramedic-led teams
A worker was buried under 10 feet of dirt and concrete in a utility construction site collapse
“Management of crush syndrome has to start in the rubble, in the hole, under the car, in the subway; treatment starts there.”
Debunking unsound research and increasing hospital collaboration to improve outcomes
Assessing prehospital management and outcomes in patients assessed for hypoglycemia
Revamped triage criteria streamline decision making and relieve the burden on hospital systems
Buchanan County EMS Director, Dr. Scott Hall was killed when the utility vehicle he was driving overturned
What does the latest study mean for prehospital use of TXA?
Video: Watch as a police officer manages the first critical minutes of a stabbing
Albuterol, fentanyl and naloxone injectable are among the drugs being recalled – many of which are in very short supply, with no alternate source available
Synchronized and unsynchronized electrical cardioversions are safe and effective in the prehospital environment
The next time you encounter a patient for which your clinical impression is “excited delirium,” remember that the treatment you render isn’t to treat the delirium
Should we be using midazolam instead of morphine in congestive heart failure?
Disaster medicine expert Dr. Alex Isakov weighs in on infectious diseases on the horizon
Another tool in the diagnostician’s briefcase
An initial visual assessment can identify threats to you and your patient before you narrow down a differential diagnosis