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4 papers 25 to 100 followers Knowledge and skills from EMS in the field that trickle down to the Emergency Department.
By Merlin Curry MD, EMT-P
Lauren Klein, Glenn Paetow, Rebecca Kornas, Rob Reardon
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2016: Academic Emergency Medicine: Official Journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
M S Bhende, D C LaCovey
End-tidal carbon dioxide (ETCO2) monitoring is an exciting technology and has the potential to become a very useful tool in the prehospital setting. It can be useful in verifying endotracheal tube position and during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the field. Recent reports of misplaced endotracheal tubes in the prehospital setting make it important to ensure that paramedics learn correct techniques of endotracheal intubation, and that they verify tube placement with an ETCO2 monitor. The new American Heart Association guidelines require secondary confirmation of proper tube placement in all patients by exhaled CO2 immediately after intubation and during transport...
April 2001: Prehospital Emergency Care
David Santos, Pierre-Nicolas Carron, Bertrand Yersin, Mathieu Pasquier
INTRODUCTION: Intraosseous access is increasingly recognised as an effective alternative vascular access to peripheral venous access. We aimed to prospectively study the patients receiving prehospital intraosseous access with the EZ-IO(®), and to compare our results with those of the available literature. METHODS: Every patient who required an intraosseous access with the EZ-IO from January 1st, 2009 to December 31st, 2011 was included. The main data collected were: age, sex, indication for intraosseous access, localisation of insertion, success rate, drugs and fluids administered, and complications...
April 2013: Resuscitation
Erin Fender, Ajay Tripuraneni, Charles A Henrikson
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2013: Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
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