Flu deaths claim tens of thousands of lives a year, yet not everyone gets vaccinated. The debate on whether or not to vaccinate has proven contentious among both laymen and medical professionals. To help shed some light on this issue, we explore the pros of vaccination and reasons why people opt out.
Most EMS calls have one thing in common — the fact that some form of cardiac assessment is completed. Many times, the assessment is minimal, while other times require detailed, in-depth cardiac evaluation. Review the essential functions for comprehensive cardiac assessment.
When people consider working in the field of EMS, many are astonished when they learn about the low rates of EMT pay. As EMS professionals, we need to create a dialogue for what we must do to collectively improve our earning potential.
As pre-hospital providers, we must develop and express additional plans in the event our original strategies fail to empathize with bariatric patients. Our ability to do this will provide an added sense of security and empowerment to their treatment, which may be something they never experienced in a medical setting.