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?
EMS Airway Briefs
Damar Hamlin Partners with American Heart Association for CPR Challenge
After suffering cardiac arrest, Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin is teaming up with the American Heart Association to promote CPR training.
Dr. Eugene Nagel, a Pioneer of EMS, Passes Away
Dr. Eugene Nagel passed away peacefully on January 10, 2023. He is survived by his wife Joan, three children and six grandchildren.
Damar Hamlin Back in Buffalo to Continue Recovery
Bills safety Damar Hamlin said he returned to Buffalo “with a lot of love on my heart” to continue his recovery in a hospital there.
EMS Airway Articles
It’s Getting Harder to Breathe: The Liquid Albuterol Shortage
Hospitals and EMS services have been hit hard due to supply chain issues and the widespread use of liquid albuterol.
Friday Night Lights: Shift 1 – Balloons Under Water
You just finished an uninterrupted meal when you’re dispatched to a house in town for an 88-year-old male with trouble breathing.
Demystifying Ventilator Modes: It’s Not That Complicated! Part 2
Understanding acronyms and how they describe modes is essential when managing a mechanically ventilated patient.
EMS Capnography Video Series
What Is Capnography
An introduction to Capnography and its definitions and principles to understand its multiple uses for EMS.
Pulse Oximetry vs Waveform Capnography
The distinction between EMS use cases of Pulse Oximetry versus Waveform Capnography.
Waveform Analysis vs Assessment
Waveform Analysis vs Assessment utilizing expiratory and inspiratory phases.
EMS Airway Videos
How CPAP Makes a Difference
Continuous positive pressure ventilation (CPAP) is making big waves in EMS right now. How exactly does it work?
Rescue Task Force: Airway Management
Mike Brown and Mark Litwinko discuss dealing with a patient who has a chest wound during a mass-casualty incident.
Tips for Using a Small-Volume Nebulizer
Mike McEvoy shares some tips on delivering medicine to a patient for using a small-volume nebulizer.
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