Full list of Pain Management results
University professor receives $2M grant to commercialize non-opioid pain reliever–
Professor Matthew Becker developed a polymer mesh that releases a pain reliever over time, and dissolves into the body while remaining non-toxic
Mass. ambulance to use non-opioid pain relievers–
The medications were approved statewide in September, and the town had been awaiting state-approved training protocol
Study: Basic painkillers can be just as effective as opioids–
The new study found that simple, non-opioid alternatives work just as well for patients with broken bones or fractures
Mass. approves IV Tylenol during hospital transport–
The decision, which came down Friday, allows paramedics across the state to administer acetaminophen, Motrin and an IV option of Toradol
Ambulances using nitrous oxide to ease patients’ pain–
Nitrous oxide equipment has been sold to EMS agencies in at least 30 states in the last three years
Ketamine: A two-pronged approach to sepsis management–
EMS providers who can look beyond ketamine’s perception as a street or veterinary drug will find it is uniquely positioned to treat sepsis
Which opioids are Americans Googling the most?–
EMS1 looked at Google Trends data to discover which opioids are most often researched.
Research analysis: Did a protocol change improve pediatric pain management?–
A study published on pediatric opioid administration before and after a protocol change reveals little change in pain assessment or management
Del. paramedics under fire for size of needles used on patients–
Based on initial findings, the alleged conduct involved twelve patients; the conduct did not cause injury that required medical attention
Remember 2 Things: Opioids for pain control–
Opioids for pain control are beneficial in the prehospital setting -- as long as you do it safely. Steve Whitehead breaks down two quick tips on this episode of Remember 2 Things.
Report: Placebo, Valium are equally effective in treating back pain in the ER–
Researchers randomized 114 patients who went to the ER with new-onset lower back pain into two groups who received placebo and Valium
Inside EMS Podcast: Do we manage our patients' pain correctly in EMS?–
Our co-hosts discuss key takeaways from the surgeon general's report on opioid addiction
Remember 2 Things: Powerful tips for moving EMS patients–
Patient handling is a skill EMTs and paramedics use on nearly every patient contact. In this episode of Remember 2 Things host Steve Whitehead shares two tips for lifting and moving patients - the crossed arm carry and creating trust with.
Tips to prevent, manage EMS scene disagreements–
You were asked to assess and treat a 22-year-old woman with an obvious leg fracture and there was a disagreement about how to proceed; did you make the right call?
Clinical scenario: Soccer player with a leg injury–
You are dispatched to a local park for an adult with a traumatic extremity injury
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