FULL LIST OF Trauma Videos
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.
Remember 2 Things: More tourniquet application tips for EMTs and paramedics–
Learn why and how to apply multiple tourniquets to control severe bleeding from Steve Whitehead, Remember 2 Things host. EMS providers should use these tips to troubleshoot problems with controlling bleeding.
Remember 2 Things: Tourniquet application tips for EMTs and paramedics–
Rapid application of a tourniquet can be life- and limb-saving. Remember 2 Things host Steve Whitehead reminds EMS providers to apply limb tourniquets as high (proximal) as possible and to document the time a tourniquet was placed on the patient's limb.
Prehospital use of ketamine–
Watch this video about the mechanism of action, indications and administration routes for prehospital use of ketamine. After watching read the Ketamine Drug Whyarticle and threereasons to use ketamine for prehospital analgesia.
How to perform the Glasgow Coma Scale assessment–
Watch this in-depth instructional video on using the Glasgow Coma Scale for assessment of impairment of conscious level in response to defined stimuli. After watching download an instructional aid.
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. Blood pressure reading tips and tricks for EMS 5 errors that are giving you incorrect blood pressure readings How to auscultate a patient's blood pressure
Remember 2 Things: How to splint a knee injury–
In this episode of Remember 2 Things Steve Whitehead describes how to splint a knee injury, one of the more complicated splints EMS personnel might need to apply. Listen to Whitehead's description of the importance of splinting the knee with a slight bend and immobilizing the knee joint with additional bracing.
How to make a differential diagnosis–
Watch this explanation of how to make and organize a differential diagnosis for an ill or injured patient. And yes, EMTs and paramedics diagnose patients.
5 ways to remove a fishhook–
Five techniques to remove a fishhook are described and a new technique, the needle barb release, is demonstrated to remove three hooks from a teenager's face.
Orlando Shooting: EMS, police response to mass shooting–
Video of bystanders, police and EMS providers treating and transporting victims of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
Car T-Bones and flips ambulance in intersection–
Seven people were injured after and car that ran a red light t-boned an ambulance. The ambulance flipped once and landed on an SUV. Nobody sustained major injuries.
Remember 2 Things: Ultrasound use by paramedics–
Prehospital ultrasound, increasingly available to EMS providers, has known application to find occult bleeding. In this episode of Remember Two Things, host Steve Whitehead, describes two additional uses for ultrasound. Whitehead discusses use of ultrasound for detecting cardiac activity and obtaining vascular access. After watching share your experience with ultrasound in the comments, read this article on prehospital ultrasound and listen to an Inside EMS podcast discussion of ultrasound.
What Would You Do? Transport destination for an unresponsive kickboxer–
Dr. David Tan and Steve Whitehead discuss an event standby at a kickboxing match. The patient, a fighter, sustained a significant head injury and the medics were ordered by an on-scene physician to take the patient to the nearest hospital instead of the higher-level of care available at a trauma center further away. Listen to the discussion and share what you would do in comments. Read about the incident that inspired this case discussion.
Remember 2 Things: Understand impact of kinetic energy on MOI–
Mechanism of injury, even though its not as important to injury prediction as once believed, is still important for EMS providers to understand. In this episode review the importance of understanding kinetic energy as a cause for traumatic injury. Mass is important, but velocity is even more important. After watching the video test your trauma knowledge with a short quiz on traumatic injury and assessment.
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