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Pediatric CPAP in EMS: Pediatric Respiratory Illness and Current Best Practices
When was the last time you treated a child in respiratory distress? What do you remember? Did you feel comfortable managing the case?
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Jason D. Haag looks at why delayed sequence intubation may be more beneficial to some patients experiencing a medial emergency.
John Alexander provides a brief overview of mechanical ventilators for when EMS providers encounter a patient on a home ventilator.
Respiratory Syncytial Virus symptoms are usually mild and will often resemble a common cold in adults and healthy children.
While EMS education includes the recovery position, placing patients on their side for ambulance transport should be a common practice for certain patients.
How do you best determine an initial ventilator mode? Is the patient on the most appropriate mode at the present time? How many modes are available on a specific ventilator?
Endotracheal intubation (ETI), like any other invasive procedure, comes with its own set of inherent risks and potential harmful sequelae.
Ideal positioning can make the difference between a successful endotracheal intubation or death.
Training helps improve skills in both the art and science of using CPAP or BiPAP to improve patient outcomes.
Learn more about three uncommon conditions prehospital providers may come across that can make airway management more difficult.
Learn about how serious complications can occur from improper pressure when sealing an airway cuff in the trachea.
COVID-19 patients who develop acute respiratory distress syndrome should be managed in the same way ARDS patients have always been managed.
Return of Spontaneous Circulation Rates in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest by a Small Urban Fire Department
This study reflects the outcomes of a small urban first responder fire department and may expand the information available for such departments in the United States for study and comparison.
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