Full list of Patient Assessment results
Trauma assessment and treatment quiz: Test your knowledge–
Show off your trauma knowledge with this quiz about trauma patient assessment and treatment
Clinical solution: 58-year-old burned while cooking at home–
You are asked to respond to the home of a woman that has been burned by a liquid while cooking
What’s 5G? What every first responder needs to know about the new cellular network–
Join the discussion on how the 5G mobile technology network will have huge implications for public safety
Remember 2 Things: Pediatric assessment questions–
In this episode of Remember 2 Things, Steve Whitehead discusses the different ways providers approach patient assessment questions when responding to a pediatric case. He offers two variations to the subjective inquiries asked of adult patients that provide a better medical picture of the child.
Patient assessment includes checking for medical alerts–
In this episode, our co-hosts discuss the importance of searching for a medical alert bracelet or tattoo when doing an initial patient assessment
How to program EMS students waiting time–
Here are 10 ideas to program the time while students wait for their next scenario or simulation I have made many visits to Walt Disney World. Several years ago, while attending the National Associa...
Family files lawsuit blaming Fla. paramedics for woman's death– 1
A complaint filed last week says Crystle Galloway died "because of the negligence of four paramedics who failed to properly treat her"
High-tech rivals pose a threat to iconic stethoscope–
Dr. Eric Topol, a world-renowned cardiologist, considers the stethoscope obsolete, nothing more than a pair of "rubber tubes"
Ohio EMS dept. to receive award for helping patients into recovery–
Colerain Township Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services created an all-hands-on-deck approach to help people with substance use disorders
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?
4 important considerations for victims of collapsed structures–
Rescuers need to anticipate specific medical problems and patient needs as they prepare to encounter patients in a collapsed structure or debris pile
How do you train to move, assess and treat bariatric patients: 3 training survey takeaways–
EMS training gaps in lifting practices, medical measuring and monitoring, and providing compassionate care put patients and providers at risk
Compassion and skill: Mindfulness in EMS–
Being thoughtful is the key to success in EMS training, providing compassionate care and setting priorities
Treating and transporting bariatric patients–
In this episode, our co-hosts discuss the challenges that come with assisting bariatric patients, including logistics, equipment needs and provider attitudes
Back to the advanced– 1
We’ve all heard about getting ‘back to the basic,’ but sometimes paramedics need to make sure they get back to the advanced, as well
Unique patient signs: A case study–
Paying attention to common eponyms discovered during a patient assessment and their associated pathology can identify a patient’s most critical needs
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