October 28, 2020 | View as webpage
Dear EMS1 Member,

Today is National First Responders Day. We celebrate and thank you for your commitment to your community today and every day.

In today’s newsletter, Lead EMS Instructor Bob Matoba, MEd, EMT-P, dives into cellular action potential, and how magnesium and chloride impact physiology. Read the article and then take the quiz to test your understanding.

Stay well,

Kerri Hatt
Editor-in-Chief, EMS1

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Applying schoolhouse theory to magnesium and chloride
By Bob Matoba 
Understanding the cellular action potential can help EMS providers determine why patients present with certain clinical findings
Quiz: Magnesium and chloride cellular action potential
By Bob Matoba 
Test your knowledge on how the schoolhouse theory applies to the cellular physiology of magnesium
PARTing the confusion on airway selection in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
By Brandon Morshedi, MD, DPT, NAEMSP 
Examining the airway management studies findings on 72-hour survival, ROSC, survival to discharge and favorable neurologic status at discharge
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By Ginger Locke, The Medic Mindset Podcast 
Host Ginger Locke interviews Dr. Katherine Remick about how a differential diagnosis and patient history can differentiate between SVT and sinus tachycardia
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