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Conquer stressful calls, identify treatment challenges and pitfalls, and use technology to its best potential to save lives this summer and beyond
Examining the research on physician- vs. paramedic-led teams
Steve Whitehead and Nick Nudell debate the importance of MOR reporting
“It felt pretty good to be able to actually see the people and thank them for saving my life”
The “bleeding control stations” would contain tourniquets, among other life-saving items, and include instructions on preventing blood loss
Head-to-toe guidance for improving trauma outcomes
Michigan EMS leaders share the challenges in locating, extricating and transporting victims of snowmobile crashes
Louisville Metro EMS Major Chis Lokits joins to discuss the future of paramedic intubation, as well his agency’s part in the DoD’s prehospital airway clinical trial
Crews rushed to move the injured recruits off a live electrical wire downed in the crash and stabilize as many patients as possible
“Everybody has their own demons from this fire,” said sheriff’s Deputy Mark Aldridge
Focusing on swift triage, being good at the basics and having a plan for exfiltrating the wounded are essential steps to immediate lifesaving measures
Pediatric patients are not tiny adults; refresh your knowledge of pediatric blunt trauma and take a quiz to check your knowledge
How young patients’ unique anatomy and physiology impact trauma assessment and management
Flail chest, tension pneumothorax, cardiac tamponade and pulmonary contusion have unique presentations, but all jeopardize vital functions
Without real-time feedback to confirm ventilation rate and volume, a piece of the map is missing