Robert E. Sippel, MS, MAEd, NREMT-P, LP

Robert E. Sippel, MS, MAEd, NREMT-P, LP

Robert E. Sippel, Major, USAF (Ret.), MS, MAEd, NREMT-P, LP, is an assistant professor and clinical coordinator in the Emergency Health Sciences Department at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX.

Compartment syndrome is a limb-threatening medical emergency that often results in significant disability when treatment is delayed
As the patient population ages, heart failure is going to become a common prehospital call for treatment and transport
ARDS is difficult to treat because with more than 50 recognized trauma conditions and critical illnesses associated as complicating factors there is no typical patient.
Since DIC never occurs alone, it’s important to manage patients properly
High-altitude illness is the general term encompassing the syndromes affecting people traveling to higher elevations.
Apgar scoring has been used to assess the condition of newborns since being developed in 1949. What’s it supposed to tell you?
Rising ICP can have serious consequences. Here’s what to know.
A tourniquet could be the difference between whether a patient with extremity hemorrhaging lives or dies
The basis for using the Trendelenburg position and passive leg-raising is that blood can be diverted from the lower extremities to the torso to improve central circulation.
A serious medical emergency arising from uncontrolled diabetes is diabetic ketoacidosis which shifts the body’s pH
The Glasgow Coma Scale was originally developed to assess and document the severity of brain dysfunction