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The possible complications of treating opioid overdose patients with Narcan are not well understood. 
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Don’t withhold it, but mind the initial and total dose administered.
Researchers used cognitive task analysis to discover how expert medical practitioners used their knowledge and clinical decision-making to care for children who had sustained blunt abdominal trauma. (Photo: David Shankbone/Wikimedia Commons) , ,
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A study uses cognitive task analysis to understand caregivers’ choices.
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As the public embraces the compression-only method, is it improving patients’ outcomes?
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It’s been validated for prehospital use elsewhere—do the results hold for an American system?
At baseline this was not a very sleepy cohort. They were in good health, and those who worked 24 hours were allowed to sleep while on duty. (Photo: Chris  McNerney)
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Do longer shifts contribute to fatigue among air-medical personnel?
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New research has implications for EMS education and teacher training programs.
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Are crews less safe when using the warning devices?
Many studies have found that full spinal immobilization is associated with unwanted consequences, including increased pain and discomfort, contributing to further injury, and pressure ulcers, to name a few.
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Do different precautions make a difference in outcomes?
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Reviewed this month: Research shows EMS has a higher rate of suicide than the general population.
Field providers are typically required to transport patients to an ED even if they are sure an ED is not the appropriate destination for their patient.
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A California protocol safely allows diversion to psychiatric facilities.
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