While ventilators and BiPAP machines are physical tools, empathy and effective communication are intuitive and emotional tools which help sustain life.
Drowning has become a major public health problem. It is the third-leading cause of unintentional injury and death worldwide.
The authors provide a stepping-stone for clinicians to assess their use of Magill forceps.
Zeltser Kobi reviews the Ventway Sparrow and explains why it is ideal for ground-based and air ambulances that deal with ventilated patients.
This article provides a deeper understanding of intranasal drug delivery so EMS providers can use it more effectively in their practice.
Having a systematic, team-oriented approach to airway management is the key to success when conducting airway management skills in the prehospital setting.
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.
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