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Debunking unsound research and increasing hospital collaboration to improve outcomes
Real-world, practical methods for identification, assessment and field treatment of life-threatening sepsis
Researchers, clinicians at UC San Diego Health used “COMPOSER” with over 100,000 digital records of sepsis patients, to calculate a lower mortality rate
Montgomery County Hospital District shares their findings trialing carotid ultrasound during CPR to enhance cardiac arrest response
Providers are able to choose from 45 different training simulations; the most requested topic is sepsis, the unit’s executive director said
Warning signs and a checklist for evaluating patients after a lift assist
In this episode of Inside EMS, our co-hosts discuss an article by Jonathan Lee about prehospital vasopressors and their increasing use in EMS
Use this guide to determine when to activate air EMS and transport to a level 1 burn center
Know the difference between septic shock and cardiogenic shock and how to treat both in the field
In this episode learn the 5 diagnoses for altered mental status that can kill your patient emergently
In some cases, our medical monitoring equipment alert is the precursor to a rapidly deteriorating patient who appears normal
EMS providers have a key role in initial emergency care for pediatric patients with sepsis
Follow these EMS tips to measure mean arterial pressure, monitor sepsis, rule out DKA and ensure high-quality CPR
In this episode, our co-hosts welcome Medtronic’s Holly Stewart, who explains the history of capnography and offers insight into its use for DKA and sepsis monitoring