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Veinity Fair: Evaluating jugular venous distension–
Ever ogle the veins of an attractive member of the opposite sex? You're not alone
10 safety tips for paramedics working on the 4th of July–
The Independence Day holiday can increase the number of intoxicated patients and bystanders you’re likely to encounter on your shift so be careful out there
Case study: How EMSStat saw a 100% reduction in cot-related injuries for four years–
Learn how Stryker's Powered System has extended the careers of paramedics, protected patients and reduced on-the-job injuries
10 things you need to know about hypovolemic shock to save lives–
The effects of shock due to major blood loss rapidly become irreversible, so quick identification and intervention are critical
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
Avoidable sepsis infections send thousands of older patients to gruesome deaths–
A federal report found that care related to sepsis was the most common reason given for transfers of nursing home residents to hospitals
Sepsis alert: How to diagnose septic shock–
Decreasing mortality through recognizing, reporting, and treating sepsis in the field
Professional soccer player in critical condition after being rescued from Lake Tahoe–
Matheus Silva was swimming with teammates when he cried out for help and then went underwater
Compensated vs. decompensated shock: what you need to know– 1
When shock is suspected, it's important to identify which stage you're working with
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.
Remember 2 Things: Aggressive EMS treatment of sepsis–
Remember 2 Things host Steve Whitehead discusses two EMS interventions for patients with moderate or severe sepsis. Whitehead shares the importance of aggressive fluid administration and early hospital notification to improve a patient's outcome.
After watching read about the implications of the Sepsis 3.0 definition for paramedics and prehospital care.
10 obsolete EMT skills– 23
Gather round to learn the out-of-date and obsolete EMT skills that the Ambulance Driver has outlasted during his EMS career
Remember 2 Things: Supplemental oxygen and fluids for violent, restrained patients–
After successfully applying restraints to a violent patient remember two important things for continuing to assess and care for the patient. In this episode on patient restraint Steve Whitehead discusses the importance of supplemental oxygen and fluid resuscitation.
Remember 2 Things: When to treat anaphylaxis–
Anaphylaxis is a challenging patient presentation. Learn two signs to identify a life-threatening allergic reaction that demands aggressive treatment. If a patient has airway compromise, upper or lower, or signs of shock immediately treat with epinephrine and other protocol-authorized interventions.
After watching read more about anaphylaxis assessment and treatment.
12-Lead ECG case: Elderly man presents with CHF, hypertension and dyspnea–
Review the findings and understand why we don't like left bundle branch block
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