This article emphasizes the importance of recognizing and managing the “physiologically difficult airway” in EMS.
Inaccurate cuff pressure can lead to tracheal stenosis, ischemia and pressure ulcers, underlining the need for vigilant monitoring and adjustments.
In the fast-paced world of prehospital emergency medicine, mastering trauma airway management is an indispensable skill for EMTs and paramedics.
When intubating a patient, it is important the EMS provider regulates his or her own breathing.
Here’s why capnography helps EMS providers recognize when patients are transitioning from one status to another.