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Routinely Not Routine – Good EMS Makes the Difference

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This guest post from CCEMT-P Chance Gearheart hammers home an important point about our EMS care. Would you have been this diligent?

Prehospital Pain Control

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Pain: We don’t really do a good job of making it go away. Here are some things to think about with EMS pain management.

Dirty Wet Wipes, Millions of Dollars, and the Coming Changes to EMS

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What do dirty wet wipes have to do with bankrupt ambulance services? Plenty, in my opinion. You need to read this

Tracking Traction – When Traction Splints Should Pull Their Weight

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Have you ever noticed that dusty, old thing in the back cabinet of your ambulance? Well, it’s called a traction splint and you should probably take it out and look at it once in a while. It really is a miracle treatment.

Pericarditis for EMS – A Short and Sweet Case Review

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“When you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras” is a great phrase to live by. Unless you see this somewhat common condition. Not all that hurts is a heart attack.

EMS 12-Leads – The Standard of Care

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Every ambulance operating in the United States should be able to obtain a 12-lead EKG. It doesn’t matter if they work in an urban or rural area nor does it matter if they are BLS, ILS, or ALS. Here are some tips that you can take to your communities to support you getting it.

Heat Emergencies for EMS – The Summer Time Blues

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It’s summertime! Who’s up for a review of Heat Emergencies for EMS?

Hangover Heaven? WHY ARE WE NOT DOING THIS!?!?

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Does a new business model invented in Las Vegas hold the key to ending EMS’s collective budget woes forever? It’s certainly something to look into. You have GOT to see this.

12-lead EKG tips for EMS – Making the most of the squiggly lines

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Looking to brush up on your EMS 12-lead EKG skills? Here are a few tips you can use to help make the most of this important EMS tool. All levels of EMS provider should have 12-lead acquisition and transmisson capability. It’s the standard of care.

Tripping at the Hospital – A Teachable Moment for EMS

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Have you ever been called to an emergency on the property of a hosptial? A case in Canada provides a teachable moment for our profession.

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