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One Pill Can Kill: The Dangers of Button Batteries
Blair Bigham, MD, MSc, EMT-P, May 09, 2021
Unlike coins, which often pass harmlessly, they can have devastating consequences when swallowed.
Michigan EMS Brings Monoclonal Antibodies to Field
May 08, 2021
The state has asked systems to consider delivering the COVID treatment.
New Ohio Bill Aims to Get Stroke Patients to Right Hospitals
May 05, 2021
A bill in the state senate would provide new guidelines for paramedic assessment, triage, and transport.
The Importance of Blood Pressure to Patient Care
Daniel R. Gerard, MS, RN, NRP, May 03, 2021
Auscultation remains the gold standard for obtaining it—here’s why.
Mobile ECMO Comes to Minnesota
Demetri Yannopoulos, MD; Jason A. Bartos, MD, PhD; on behalf of the Minn. Mobile Resuscitation Consortium, May 01, 2021
A new approach to VF arrests holds promise for increased survival.
My First Wilderness Rescue
Kevin Grange, May 01, 2021
A difficult patient, remote location, and steep slope combine for a challenging call.
The Edge: Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome and Capsaicin Cream
Jeffrey L. Jarvis, MD, MS, EMT-P, FACEP, FAEMS, April 30, 2021
We don’t know why, but a topical treatment seems to help.
Missouri's Virtual Care Center Raises Questions About Telehealth
April 29, 2021
Though institutions have had years to try out virtual care, some experts now worry its fast adoption hasn’t allowed enough time for effectiveness research.
Post-COVID Psychosis: A Rare But Serious Virus Reaction
April 28, 2021
There’s growing evidence that psychosis can be caused by the virus itself, not psychological stress.
Recognition and Care of Aortic Dissection
Roger L. Layell, FP-C, CCP-C, CCEMT-P, NRP, April 28, 2021
If it looks like a STEMI plus a CVA, be vigilant for this life threat.
'Basically a Guinea Pig': Long COVID Sufferers Search for Answers
April 27, 2021
For researchers, understanding the causes, risk factors, and spectrum of symptoms is vital.
Pediatric Video Tutorial: Autism: Rituals and Routines are Everything
April 23, 2021
Dr. Mom (or Dad) are the experts, and know what works best to calm their child.
Study: Increased Tourniquet Use Saving Lives in LA County
April 23, 2021
The rise has improved survival and decreased the need for blood transfusions, according to the American College of Surgeons.
Stories From the Streets: Saving a Friend’s Father
Raphael Poch, April 18, 2021
A United Hatzalah EMT finds his patient is someone he knows.
Alabama’s University Hospital Acquires Automated CPR Device
April 16, 2021
CARES Act funding allowed for the purchase of the LUCAS unit.
Feds Urge Pause in J&J COVID Vaccine After Blood Clots
April 13, 2021
There are no changes to federal guidance on the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
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