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New tech in ambulances gives real-time monitoring capabilities to Ark. first responders–
The Bella Vista Fire and EMS Department among first in the nation to launch cerebral oximetry machines in two of its ambulances
An EMS approach to sinus tachycardia– 1
When faced with sinus tachycardia, differentiate between SVT, and consider the diagnosis and the effects of fever on tachycardia and heart rate
Why EMS must engage the community to ‘disrupt the odds’ and save more lives–
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Public safety experts discuss how they were able to identify and implement forward-thinking local approaches to address national problems like cardiac arrest and opioid overdose
Antiplatelet and anticoagulant side effects: An EMS review–
EMS providers treating head injuries and GI bleeds should check medication history for antiplatelets and anticoagulants to prevent hemorrhage
Remember 2 Things: EMS in remote environments–
It can be confusing to determine the allowable scope of practice in non-traditional EMS environments, such as a deployment to a disaster response or in a medical first aid tent. In this episode, Steve Whitehead discusses where to find the medical authority answers and how you can be sure you're following protocol, even in remote environments.
Remember 2 Things: Expanding your protocols–
Emergency medical services technology and knowledge changes at a rapid pace, and even departments that work to be ahead of the curve still find themselves struggling to keep up. If, as an EMS provider, you find yourself wanting to expand your agency's protocols to include updated technology or processes, there's a way you should approach the change. In this episode, Steve Whitehead discusses how to get those changes implemented.
Remember 2 Things: Disaster Medical Teams–
In this episode, Steve Whitehead discusses how disaster medical response teams can be successful when responding to emergencies. By adapting during unpredictable circumstances and using innovation as a driving force, disaster medical response teams can be effective no matter the call.
4 things EMS providers need to know about hyperventilation syndrome–
Understand the role of pulse oximetry and waveform capnography to assess and treat patients who are hyperventilating
EMS From a Distance: Doing what doesn’t come naturally–
Challenge yourself to overcome clinical weaknesses
Create barriers between patients and medical errors–
Implementing a medication administration cross check helped St. Charles County Ambulance District reduce dosing errors and win recognition for its Just Culture
Penn. rescue squad debuts Mobile Stroke Unit–
The MSU features telemedicine capabilities, a CT scanner and will be staffed with certified personnel to treat patients in the field known as the "Brain Rescue Team"
Sacramento looks to add bike medics to fire department–
The addition of bikes to the fire department would allow paramedics to respond more quickly and efficiently to medical emergencies
'Beyond crisis mode': Ambulance companies struggle in Pa. suburbs–
With their budgets increasingly strained, fire and EMS squads across the region are reaching out to the residents, not to raise money or recruit, but to educate
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
Minn. paramedic medicine bill close to becoming law–
The bill takes away liability for emergency personnel who administer complex medicine to individuals who require them
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