FULL LIST OF Patient Handling RESULTS
Community Paramedic program explained–
Hear how a community paramedicine pilot program in California is allowing paramedics to go beyond traditional emergency response and transport roles to facilitate more appropriate use of emergency services while enhancing access to primary care for medically underserved populations.
High-altitude illness assessment and treatment–
This video discusses how to assess high-altitude illness and treatment.
How to use an inhaler–
Basic information, cleaning instructions and tips for three of the most common types inhalers are explained in this video.
What is COPD?–
This video describe what COPD, or obstructive pulmonary disease, is and it's symptoms.
How to use the RACE scale for stroke severity–
Use the RACE scale to measure stroke severity in patients.
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.
Why telephone CPR improves cardiac arrest survival–
Dr. Ben Bobrow discusses telephone CPR, also known as dispatcher assisted CPR, by bystanders or laypeople to improve survival from sudden cardiac arrest. Telephone CPR using specific protocols is an incredible opportunity to engage bystanders in giving care. Learn more about this important step for improving sudden cardiac arrest survival in your community.
Remember 2 Things: More tourniquet application tips for EMTs and paramedics–
Learn why and how to apply multiple tourniquets to control severe bleeding from Steve Whitehead, Remember 2 Things host. EMS providers should use these tips to troubleshoot problems with controlling bleeding.
Remember 2 Things: Tourniquet application tips for EMTs and paramedics–
Rapid application of a tourniquet can be life- and limb-saving. Remember 2 Things host Steve Whitehead reminds EMS providers to apply limb tourniquets as high (proximal) as possible and to document the time a tourniquet was placed on the patient's limb.
Remember 2 Things: Improve communication during cardiac arrest patient care–
Listen to two tips for managing a patient in cardiac arrest from Steve Whitehead, host of Remember 2 Things. Calm and clear communication is critical for a smooth, efficient incident. Whitehead also describes the importance of communicating what is coming next to the patient care team.
Remember 2 Things: How to improve cardiac arrest response–
Do you remember your first cardiac arrest call? Remember 2 Things host Steve Whitehead shares two tips for responding to a patient in cardiac arrest and to increase the likelihood of ROSC.
Prehospital use of ketamine–
Watch this video about the mechanism of action, indications and administration routes for prehospital use of ketamine. After watching read the Ketamine Drug Whyarticle and threereasons to use ketamine for prehospital analgesia.
Remember 2 Things: Nausea relief without medications–
In this episode of Remember 2 Things Steve Whitehead discusses the relief of nausea without medications by applying a cold compress to the back of patient's neck and smelling an alcohol prep pad. Have you tried either of these techniques? Did they help your patient feel better?
Remember 2 Things: How to auscultate an accurate blood pressure–
In this episode of Remember 2 Things learn how to auscultate an accurate blood pressure during a patient assessment. Whitehead discusses the importance of having the patient uncross their legs and why the patient's arm should be at the same level as their heart. After watching Remember 2 Things, read these top EMS1 articles on blood pressure assessment. Blood pressure reading tips and tricks for EMS 5 errors that are giving you incorrect blood pressure readings How to auscultate a patient's blood pressure
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