Critical Care

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, […]

February 2016

A Blurb from Bruce – How do YOU do in-transit auscultation?

By |February 29th, 2016|

 

I can remember, with distinct clarity, the first few calls that I was involved with during my paramedic internship. Specifically, I can recall hearing the phrase “now you get […]

OMG! Run it’s the Zika Virus

By |February 19th, 2016|

Found a great post about something we are all hearing about the ZIKA Virus.

http://www.aliem.com/2016/zika-virus-what-emergency-department-providers-need-to-know/

 

he Zika virus outbreak has recently been put on “Level 1” activation status by the Emergency […]

January 2016

Support for EMS POCUS

By |January 30th, 2016|

Thoughts from a Clinician

 

Klint W. Kloepping, FP-C, NRP, C-NPT, AAS

 

            There is so much buzz in the world of Emergency and Critical Care transport medicine about the use of […]

A Blurb from Bruce – Protocol vs. Blog Post – Which do you choose?

By |January 30th, 2016|

There has been a recent upsurge in the numbers and personality types of private and commercial social media platforms. These include, but are not limited to blogs, twitter handles, […]

A Blurb from Bruce – Do You Autopsy?

By |January 14th, 2016|

An autopsy, also known as medical obduction, is a surgical procedure used to perform a thorough and comprehensive examination of a dead body. This is done to determine the […]

December 2015

Best Practices: Paramedics deployed as care navigators

By |December 29th, 2015|

A Great Read!

Former paramedic Matt Zadavsky long believed that there was a broader role for his profession beyond simply responding to emergencies.In line with a 1996 National Highway Traffic Safety […]

A Blurb from Bruce – “I’m pretty much always right”

By |December 24th, 2015|

Have you ever worked with someone who thinks they are always right? I know I have. They think they are right…about everything…all of the time. As a life long […]

November 2015

Tips and Tricks 7 Hold my Hand

By |November 24th, 2015|