Traumatic Brain Injury
Full list of Traumatic Brain Injury results
Pedestrian suffers head injury after being hit by NY county ambulance–
Police said the ambulance was responding to an aided case and had its lights and sirens activated when it struck the victim while he was crossing an intersection
New method to treat brain injuries could save thousands of lives a year–
Those with severe brain injuries who were treated with the new protocol before they reached the hospital survived at twice the rate of those who didn’t get this new treatment
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.
Athlete who suffered brain injury reunites with paramedics who saved her–
Kali Shultz said one of the first things she wanted to do after being hospitalized for months was thank the paramedics who saved her after she fell off of her longboard
Data: How often does EMS respond to injured football players–
ePCR data from more than 1,000 EMS agencies filtered to understand frequency and type of football players injuries
EPIC: An EMS-centered approach to head injuries–
Through the EPIC treatment, EMS providers are taught to focus on the three H-bombs to prevent further damage to head injuries
Awake and paralyzed: The frightening final minutes for an injured teen–
RSI can be lifesaving when appropriately applied or deadly if not performed with a high-level of proficiency and accuracy
Report: 9/11 first responders show early memory problems–
Experts said it sounds an alarm about the long-lasting impact of PTSD and depression on the brain
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, refresh your knowledge on using the AVPU scale and check out these other EMS1 training videos:
Reality Training: Severe head wound behind home plate–
How would you treat a baseball umpire's significant head laceration as players, fans and television viewers watch your every move?
6 success steps for diagnosing altered level of consciousness–
Focus on assessing and treating the patient's basic life threats before interrogating bystanders or investigating the scene
Capnography in the patient with severe neurological injury–
Use ETCO2 monitoring to avoid inappropriate hyperventilation, recognize abnormal respiratory patterns and guide care
Hiker found dead after fall in in Alaska national park–
Authorities believe Michael Purdy, 24, fell and suffered a fatal head injury
Study: Playground concussions on the rise–
Most injuries studied were mild, but all concussions are potentially serious and researchers say the trend raises public health and safety concerns
Why errors happen during lifesaving EMS interventions–
A teenager's death after a misplaced and unrecognized failed intubation is a tragic reminder of how and why error can occur in EMS
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.
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