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The Medical Monitoring topic contains news and information about medical monitoring, outlines the current trends and what the future may hold for EMS providers.

Critical insights into the implications of recent court rulings on EMS practice and patient care
Check your knowledge of carbon monoxide poisoning causes, symptoms and protective strategies on scene
The red flags and steps to take to make the scene safer for yourself, other responders and the patients
A jury found Aurora Fire Rescue paramedics Jeremy Cooper and Peter Cichuniec guilty of criminally negligent homicide for administering ketamine to McClain
When the conditions are ripe, the distinction between intoxication and a diabetic emergency can easily be blurred
Master seizure thresholds, classification and treatment approaches
Novel use of video laryngoscopy with recording capability to improve clinical oversight in EMS airway management
What the research says about calcium in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
Wireless handheld ultrasound equipment brings diagnostic imaging to patients regardless of location
POCUS, ECG and assessment findings to look for to avoid the RV spiral of death
Put your rales, rhonchi and stridor expertise to the test
Montgomery County Hospital District shares their findings trialing carotid ultrasound during CPR to enhance cardiac arrest response
Waveform capnography provides a non-invasive, accurate assessment of a patient’s ventilatory status
Ventilators and monitors will be safely secured inside the 19 MEDIC EMS ambulances
Judges affirmed that in the case against the Southfield EMTs in the death of Timesha Beauchamp, the estate failed to prove a constitutional violation