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How paramedics can take action to protect patients from falling through the cracks
Steve Whitehead shares tips to get your patient to change their way of thinking
Gaining patients’ confidence can be achieved by deliberate actions, like connecting with caregivers, as well as small subtleties, like body language and facial expressions
“There is no substitute for experience. Yet, regardless of experience level, it is important to consider how EMS education can teach situational awareness”
EMT Robert Molesk said he felt intimidated by Erie County deputies when treating Robert A. Metcalf Jr.
Use these strategies to look for and reduce cognitive error during patient assessment and care
PG&E had to secure power lines before Santa Clara County firefighters could begin extricating the patient
Blending technology and human-driven care to navigate language barriers and make the scene safer
Is it the providers’ responsibility to stay until the patient can be located? If not, how long is long enough?
Doctors had told the hunter’s family that he may not walk again
Clinicians should be aware of how ventricular-assist devices work and what distress signs to look for in patients
Researchers, clinicians at UC San Diego Health used “COMPOSER” with over 100,000 digital records of sepsis patients, to calculate a lower mortality rate
The plant near Plaquemine experienced an unintended reaction in a sulfuric acid tank led to the venting of the toxic vapors
A rope rescue system was setup to retrieve a Colorado Springs worker that suffered a medical emergency and fell