Pediatric Coughing Spell – More than it seems?

If you’re interested in reading another case study regarding EMS treatment of an unusual episode of coughing and respiratory distress in a pediatric patient, click on over here:

Pediatric Coughing Spell Could Be More Than Respiratory Distress – www.JEMS.com

This article just happens to be the “Case of the Month” in the March 2014 issue of JEMS magazine. It got some ink time too.

Feel free to pop on over and give it a read. You may just recognize the author.

  • Barefoot in MN

    congratulations on being thusly published ! :-)..that being said, I found your article thorough and balanced — besides interesting as your writing is. I just found your blog this weekend & am soaking up all I can. Supper will be late tonight. :-) Keep up the good work.

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I am a paramedic trying to advance the idea that the Emergency Medical Services can be made into the profession that we all want it, need it, and know it deserves to be.

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    Ckemtp
    I Got Attacked – A Paramedic Speaks About Public Trust
    I somewhat agree, though I assure you I didn't set out to waste your time. I probably should have broken this down into two separate points as the second point was the one I most wanted to emphasize. My bad on this one, I'll do better next time. Thanks for the feedback. If you'd like,…
    2014-12-16 20:25:00
    hawk4080
    I Got Attacked – A Paramedic Speaks About Public Trust
    Wow. That was a total waste to read.
    2014-12-16 19:20:00
    retired ems medic
    I Got Attacked – A Paramedic Speaks About Public Trust
    The radios should have had a trouble button to eliminate the need to key the Mike and talk. Maybe the dispatchers need to be rotated out to the streets to get out of the mode of just getting the calls out and only half listening to the radio.
    2014-12-16 14:50:00
    HybridMedic
    I Got Attacked – A Paramedic Speaks About Public Trust
    We use "Signal C" as a code to relay a crew in distress. Takes a second for the dispatchers to confirm it, but it sends the nearest engine, battalion chief, fire investigator (who are sworn LEO's) and makes an officer in distress call to Memphis Police. The arrival of all those resources is quite... Dramatic.
    2014-12-15 14:29:00
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