FULL LIST OF Pulse Oximetry RESULTS
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
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.
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?–
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
EMS Artwork: Is there wheezing?–
Wheezes, retractions, tachypnea and altered mental status lead to a quick assessment of asthma
Reality Training: Assessment and management of pediatric asthma–
Learn the signs and symptoms for this significant pediatric airway and ventilation emergency
Infographic: 9 symptoms and solutions for overexertion in EMTs–
Overexertion is a major issue for EMTs – refer to this infographic to identify these serious warning signs.
AHA CPR guidelines: What the 2015 ACLS updates mean for EMS providers–
In-depth insights into the expert recommendations for medications, airway insertion and confirmation, defibrillation and post-arrest care
AHA CPR guidelines: What the 2015 BLS updates mean for EMS providers–
In-depth insights into the expert recommendations for chest compressions, AED use and suspected opioid overdose
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EMS1 Top 5
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