I was sitting in a lecture about LVAD’s (the first one of the day) and got a chuckle about something … More That’s Old School
A new way to get high causes a death in Detroit. You know what you’re looking for?
If you said it was a dystonic reaction, you are correct. This particular dystonia was an acute reaction, with no … More 15 y/o Stiff Neck – Conclusion
Case study: what are your thoughts?
You get your pateint on the cot and get her outside fast. Your partner gets an IV and you start … More Ineffective Breathing – Conclusion
I hear a few different things thrown around over on the AMS case study, head bleed among them. I was … More Altered Mental Status – So what was it?
Some thoughts I couldn’t get to on EMS Office Hours yesterday on train wreck patients. I also ramble about the EMS 2.0 picture contest and excited delirium. This is the new edited version with the intro music. Enjoy!
Yet another blow to DCFEMS for medical malpractice. I comment on the situation and how it impacts you.
It’s about mid-afternoon on a warm fall day. You’ve been pretty steady throughout the day, but eventful. You were just … More Case Study – Altered Mental Status
Last week we covered the CDC Trauma Triage Guidelines, this week we will talk about trauma assessments. If you read … More Trauma Triage and Assessment Part II