FULL LIST OF Stroke Care RESULTS
Study: EMS activation of stroke cases using Pulsara linked with faster door-to-needle times–
The study included 2,589 unique stroke cases and found that those activated by EMS were significantly more likely to receive treatment within 60 minutes of hospital arrival
EMS agency debuts stroke PSA on ambulance–
The wrap aims to help raise community awareness for stroke and recognition of warning signs
Prove It: Mobile stroke care improves patient outcome–
A mobile stroke unit offers specially trained personnel and equipment which can provide remote diagnosis and evidence-based management to patients for definitive treatment
EMS involvement, communication improves stroke care–
A Virginia comprehensive stroke center teams up with Norfolk Fire-Rescue department to improve stroke patient outcomes
Webinar to discuss severity-based stroke triage algorithm–
The webinar will examine the algorithm and its impact on EMS and stroke systems of care
EMS tips to listen, communicate with aphasia patients–
Impairment of language from stroke or other types of brain injury makes it difficult for patients to communicate
Progressive Paramedicine: How to assess for a large vessel occlusion stroke–
Brought to you by Pulsara Review the assessment of stroke, especially the identification of a large vessel occlusion, as a prehospital provider. The three cortical signs to assess for an LVO are described in this episode of Progressive Paramedicine, an EMS1 original video series. Learn more about Pulsara here.
Severity-based stroke triage algorithm for EMS released–
The AHA algorithm offers EMS providers a step-by-step guide to providing care for assessing and treating stroke
10 best heart health practices for female firefighters, EMTs–
Research has shown that firefighters and EMTs face special risks of cardiac disease and stroke; here's 10 ways to lessen your risk
Free CE Course: Better diagnosis of stroke events–
Courtesy of Pulsara and EMS1 Academy, users can register for the course and receive 1 CEU
LA firefighter 'very grateful' for recovery following stroke–
Cruz Macias' colleagues immediately recognized his symptoms and got an ambulance to transport him to a hospital
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.
Mobile stroke ambulances to treat victims in Chicago suburbs–
The ambulances will carry CT scanners, cameras for communicating with stroke neurologists and medication that can begin to dissolve clots and restore blood flow to the brain
Go inside a mobile stroke ambulance–
Watch this video see the inside of a mobile stroke ambulance. To read more about the vehicle, click here.
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