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12-lead ECG interpretation tips–
This four-step technique will help you interpret your 12-lead ECGs.
Top 5 EMS videos of December 2015–
This month's favorite videos include a dramatic video of a needle thoracostomy and a quick tip to relieve nausea symptoms
Free Online Course | 12-Lead EKG–
Understand how to approach the analysis of a 12 lead EKG, the basic EKG components, and be able to identify abnormalities in the 12 lead EKG that will lead to a diagnosis of possible cardiac disease processes so that they may be treated appropriately.
A Call in the Wild: 9 lessons learned as a National Park medic–
Any EMS provider can improve their patient care and assessment by thinking like a remote-area medic
6 EMS workplace theft and loss prevention tips–
A policy on employee personal use of company disposable supplies is an important initial step to theft prevention
Drones for EMS: 5 ways to use a UAV today–
Currently available drone technology has the ability to revolutionize situational awareness and improve responder safety
How to calm a crying infant–
Dr. Robert Hamilton, a pediatrician, demonstrates "The Hold" — a technique he has perfected over 30 years of practice.
EMS assessment and treatment of asthma: 5 things to know–
Asthma, a leading cause of respiratory compromise, can be assessed with capnography and effectively treated with BLS and ALS medications
6 questions medics should ask on every auto accident scene–
The arrival of EMS is the moment when a motor vehicle collision incident shifts from chaos to order
The 10 books every paramedic should own–
As a medic you are a caregiver and a human body mechanic, not a parts replacer; educate yourself like one
IV set-up is as easy as ABCDEFG–
Check out these intravenous access set-up tips from the Paramedic Project.
And if you are having trouble with starting IVs forget the Hail Mary tactic of 'poke and pray' by knowing and using these tips from EMS1 columnist Kevin Grange to ensure you obtain IV access each and every time.
7 ways to promote EMS and fire grants–
Sharing your grant success will further your standing in the community and boost your chances of more funding
2015 AHA guidelines can be the backbone of your funding request–
The 2015 ECC and CPR guidelines provide an evidence-based foundation for requesting grants to improve out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival
EMS failures: 5 steps for accepting them and moving on–
Failure is not your enemy, but if you believe it is that is what you will become as an EMS leader
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