Full list of Traumatic results
Remember 2 Things: The After Effects of a Disaster Response–
In this episode, Steve Whitehead discusses the impact of natural disasters, mass casualty incidents and other traumatizing incidents on emergency response personnel.
How one EMS agency launched a Peer Support Program–
Resiliency training and a CISM program laid a foundation for the Richmond Ambulance Authority to support its providers’ mental health
10 things you need to know about hypovolemic shock to save lives–
The effects of shock due to major blood loss rapidly become irreversible, so quick identification and intervention are critical
Which trauma training course is right for you? PHTLS vs. ITLS–
Compare course scope, cost and general requirements for two EMS trauma course providers
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.
5-year-old brain tumor victim–
The parents of 5-year-old Jaxon Davis tell the impassioned story of the brain cancer victim. The family's journey lead them to Angel MedFlight when their son's condition deteriorated during a family vacation. With the help of an anonymous family and Angel MedFlight, Jaxon and his family were able to make it back to San Antonio Texas where they live.
What are some unbelievable ER stories?–
Without violating patient confidentiality, what are some of those crazy cases you'll never forget? Add your stories to the comments
How to use an upside-down KED for a hip injury patient–
She's a sweet little old lady who has fallen and can't get up. The reason she can't get up is obvious; a shortened and internally rotated left leg. Complicating matters, she has had the misfortune ...
Splinting and Using a Disposable Vacuum Splint–
Listen to an introduction to the 3 C's of splinting
Industrial hand and finger trauma response tips–
I just spent four days with a group of industrial first responders. Every student had a personal or patient care experience that involved a finger amputation, hand degloving, or full arm crush inju...
Wait a minute, you auscultated a broken bone?– 1
How to use the lost art of auscultatory percussion to evaluate suspected long bone fractures
Introduction to psychological first aid for EMS providers–
Updated September 6, 2016 In many natural disasters and terrorism events, it is likely that many more people will be mentally affected than the actual number of physically injured patients. The "Ps...