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I started fishing in my handlebar bag for my Garmin InReach as I rolled up on a younger man attempting inadequate CPR on an older man”
Examining the research on physician- vs. paramedic-led teams
Revamped triage criteria streamline decision making and relieve the burden on hospital systems
Two of the three injured workers suffered traumatic injuries
First responders in Orleans were dispatched to a man trapped under a piece of heavy machinery at a construction company
“It felt pretty good to be able to actually see the people and thank them for saving my life”
Approach the patient with an intentional primary and secondary survey to avoid letting painful and gruesome wounds distract from life-threatening injuries
Assessment and treatment pearls to simplify three common chest trauma presentations
Avoiding the 3 “H bombs” in patients with TBI significantly improves survival
What does the latest study mean for prehospital use of TXA?
EMTs, paramedics and firefighters have a responsibility to identify fall hazards and share prevention tips with patients and at the public events we host
Ukiah hospital’s ‘Trauma Expo’ brings first responders and ED staff together to experience each others’ jobs during an MCI training drill
Steve Whitehead and Nick Nudell debate the importance of MOR reporting
An initial visual assessment can identify threats to you and your patient before you narrow down a differential diagnosis
Head-to-toe guidance for improving trauma outcomes