Full list of Mental Illness results
Remember 2 Things: EMS-related PTSD–
Steve Whitehead, host of Remember 2 Things, discusses coping mechanisms for EMS providers dealing with ongoing stress.
Remember 2 Things: Lifesaving treatment for synthetic drug overdoses–
In this episode of Remember 2 Things Steve Whitehead describes the dangers of synthetic drugs, like flakka or K2, that are ingested and inhaled. Whitehead discusses the importance of temperature assessment to determine the need for active, aggressive cooling and sedation of the patient to lower the risk of harm to rescuers, bystanders and the patient.
After watching read these top EMS1 articles on blood pressure assessment.
- Sedation for violent, restrained patients
- What the flakka is this new drug?
- Paramedics to give ketamine to patients high on flakka
- Ketamine for Excited Delirium Syndrome: Results of a 3-year case series
- This patient is going to kill me before we make it to the hospital
- Expert tips for EMS handling of behavioral emergencies
Grady EMS crisis intervention unit provides field-based behavioral care–
By triaging patients with mental illness, especially repeat users, the Grady EMS Upstream Crisis Intervention Group provider has improved care, saved significant money and boosted morale
Public Service PTSD PSA Video–
This video is for everyone that has ran that call they can not shake off. Please watch.
PTSD explained: How to recognize and cure it–
This review of PTSD discusses triggers, how the condition manifests itself and how it can be cured.
What is delirium?–
How to identify the symptoms of delirium, and how to distinguish the disorder from dementia.
Minn. medics drive mental health patients hundreds of miles for care–
Psychiatric patient transfers take ambulance crews out of the communities they are supposed to serve for hours at a time