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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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PHYSIOLOGY TRAINING
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
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