The Pulse Oximetry topic contains news and information about pulse oximetry, outlines the current trends and what the future may hold for EMS providers.
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How to recommend new EMS equipment for your agency–
Everyone likes new equipment. But before you run to your boss to make your case, ask yourself these questions. If you are like me, you walk out of a trade show with an arm full of brochures, a bag ...
Training Day: 3 simulation scenarios to teach unplanned extubation to paramedics–
Use high-fidelity patient simulation to teach ALS providers the danger and assessment of unplanned extubation
Drug inventory management strategies for EMS agencies (eBook)–
Bound Tree Medical
Don’t wait for a drug shortage to affect your agency to figure out how you will respond
Moist organs and kinesthetic learners–
When EMS students experience anatomy with hands-on training, it helps them contextualize otherwise esoteric information
5 things to know about capnography– 7
Understand the importance of monitoring end-tidal carbon dioxide and the valuable information it provides for patient assessment and treatment
Quiz: COPD exacerbations: 5 things EMS providers need to know–
How familiar are you with the symptoms and concerns that accompany COPD exacerbations?
EMS use of CPAP for respiratory emergencies–
CPAP for emergency management of congestive heart failure and other respiratory emergencies has become the standard of care
Capnography: A vital sign for every EMS patient–
Monitoring ETCO2 with waveform capnography gives EMS providers real-time feedback to make treatment decisions and improve care for a multitude of medical problems and traumatic injuries
Paramedic virtual reality check: Don’t expect rapid prehospital adoption of VR technology–
Augmented reality, with heads-up display devices and conductive swath devices, has the potential to improve patient assessment and care
EMS1 Poll Call: How do you use capnography?–
Capnography is a tool to monitor ventilation and perfusion in ill and injured patients
Tips for assessing and managing a patient with "general illness"–
You were asked to assess and treat a 44-year-old woman who has been feeling weak and lethargic; did you make the right call?
Clinical scenario: Office worker complaining of weakness–
You are dispatched to a bank for a woman who is weak and lethargic.
6 useful sepsis assessment and treatment tips–
Here's how EMS recognition and initiation of interventions can lower sepsis mortality
Prove it: Is it asthma or COPD?– 1
A single prehospital treatment protocol for respiratory distress from asthma or COPD is reasonable
6 success steps for diagnosing altered level of consciousness–
Focus on assessing and treating the patient's basic life threats before interrogating bystanders or investigating the scene
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