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Signs of PACS that will help you eliminate EKG rhythms to make your diagnosis
Engage your participants in pediatric resuscitation protocols, equipment and patient assessment
Understand how respiratory monitoring devices can be used to guide treatment during and after seizures
Save on stethoscopes, fitness and outdoor essentials, from Pelotons to camping tents
Save on stethoscopes, fitness and outdoor essentials, from Pelotons to camping tents
How Cushing’s Triad and the mechanism of injury help distinguish increased intracranial pressure from shock
As the population ages and healthcare needs surge, EMS is evolving beyond emergencies to provide critical support through body cavity access devices and expanded care procedures
Go back to the basics with a thorough understanding of pediatric appearance, breathing and circulation warning signs, and the cardinal rule of pediatric assessment
8 crucial blood pressure monitor features to ensure optimal performance and accuracy
Understand how monitoring end-tidal carbon dioxide helps assess and treat a patient in respiratory distress
Court finds judge was wrong to dismiss lawsuit against Southfield paramedics
Download this 91 ”∆Ķ cardiac monitors buying guide to learn key steps for product selection, purchasing and implementation
Download this 91 ”∆Ķ capnography equipment buying guide to learn key steps for product selection, purchasing and implementation
Learn how to separate atrial activity from ventricular activity when interpreting a rhythm strip and the atrial flutter waves will stand out
Understand why blood pressure and heart rate may not be a good early indicator of a hypovolemic shock state
Understand the importance of monitoring end-tidal carbon dioxide and the valuable information it provides for patient assessment and treatment
Exploring physical, chemical and alternate restraint considerations in agitated patients
Gain confidence in the difference between normal and abnormal breath sounds by auscultating lung sounds on every patient
Both sinus arrests and sinus exit blocks are characterized by an irregular rhythm associated with pauses; which is it?
Our co-hosts discuss the importance of calculating Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP) and how to do it properly
Steve Whitehead shares the most important number on your cardiac monitor
Master seizure thresholds, classification and treatment approaches
You are on scene with a patient who is complaining of weakness. The vital signs your partner has given you are not very detailed. What are some ways to improve on those findings?
Blood pressure may be the vital sign we measure the most and understand the least
Eliminate EKG rhythms until there is only one probable interpretation
Monitoring AVPU and other vital signs will help determine if the patient is improving, worsening or responding to treatment
Unvalidated third-party lines may lead to inaccurate results and other problems
Focus on what you can identify within an ECG tracing, rather than the criteria
Chippewa Falls officials approved the purchase of IV pumps and a medication safe for its first responders