Critical Care

October 2016

FIELD AMPUTATIONS How Quick is quick, you’d be surprised

By |October 9th, 2016|

Ladies and Gentlemen,

we are always looking for great stories, Studies to share with you and here is a good one.

From: http://www.scancrit.com/2016/09/28/field-amputations/  For the complete article please click the link

A paper […]

September 2016

How to Use a Magnet for Pacemakers + ICDs

By |September 12th, 2016|

A great site!

http://coreem.net/procedures/how-to-use-a-magnet/

August 2016

Synthetic Opioid Without the Side Effects

By |August 18th, 2016|

We all know that the opioid addiction in this country has become an epidemic. The number of opioid prescriptions has quadrupled since 1999 and is responsible for 14,000 […]

July 2016

Federal Workers Reportedly the Cause of Most Current Measles Outbreak

By |July 12th, 2016|

It was just 16 years ago that measles was declared eradicated in the US and now we are having regular outbreaks because of ongoing, and unfounded, fear that the […]

4th of July: Are ‘We The People’ really safe?

By |July 4th, 2016|

Every year millions of Americans across the world celebrate Independence Day with the waving of Old Glory, Bar-B-Que, and fireworks. As a Marine Corps Veteran, I enjoy this time […]

June 2016

Paramedics Refuse to Transport Stroke Patient

By |June 14th, 2016|

Someone please remind me, why do we take patients with an altered mental status (AMS) to the hospital, even if we think that person may just be intoxicated. […]

Anaphylactic Reaction from Eating Meat? What the what?!?!?

By |June 11th, 2016|

Have you ever heard of a tick causing an anaphylactic reaction to red meat?  Me neither.  But that is just what happened on Saturday June 4, 2016 in rural […]

May 2016

How to Tell If Your EMS Partner is a Jerk

By |May 7th, 2016|

This is a GREAT Article, please click the link below to finish reading it:

 
Throughout my years in EMS, I have found that partners are what make or break your […]

April 2016

Percutaneous Translaryngeal Ventilation

By |April 24th, 2016|

There’s a little MacGyver in every good paramedic and may be required for the Needle Cricothyrotomy when the commercially available jet ventilation kit is not available.  The attached link provides a […]

March 2016

Beyond ACLS: Pre-Charging the Defibrillator

By |March 31st, 2016|

A GREAT Article from R.E.B.E.L EM
In cardiac arrest care there has been a lot of focus over the years on limiting interruptions in chest compressions during CPR. In fact, […]