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Another deadly triage ECG missed, and the waiting patient leaves before being seen. What is this nearly pathognomonic ECG?

Dr. Smith's ECG Blog

Written by Bobby Nicholson, MD 67 year old male with history of hypertension and hyperlipidemia presented to the Emergency Department via ambulance with midsternal nonradiating chest pain and dyspnea on exertion. Pain improved to 1/10 after EMS administers 324 mg aspirin and the following EKG is obtained at triage. What do you think? If this EKG were handed to you to screen from triage without any clinical information, what would you think?

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PulmCrit: Bilevel Sequence Intubation (BSI) – The new standard

EMCrit Project

introduction Bilevel Sequence Intubation (BSI) refers to initiation of noninvasive bilevel positive pressure ventilation with a backup rate prior to intubation (either using a BiPAP machine or a full-featured mechanical ventilator). BSI is distinct from traditional rapid sequence intubation (RSI), since BSI involves the delivery of machine-initiated, pressure-controlled breaths following administration of sedation and paralytics. […] EMCrit Project by Josh Farkas.

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Improving Productivity: Implementing the A.D.D. framework

First 10 EM

Maximizing your productivity and impact is hard. The A.D.D. framework: Automate, Deprecate, and Delegate, identifies strategies that can be implemented to scale your impact in research and beyond. This is a guest post by Dr. Ross Prager, which was also posted on his blog at resub.app, but that I should would be useful to readers […] The post Improving Productivity: Implementing the A.D.D. framework appeared first on First10EM.

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Military Medical Transport: STEM is also at Eurosatory 2024

Stem EMS

Eurosatory 2024, the International Exhibition for Terrestrial, Airborne and Security Defence, is expected to take place from 17 to 21 June in Paris. Also visiting the event is STEM ‘MEDEVAC’, […] L'articolo Military Medical Transport: STEM is also at Eurosatory 2024 proviene da Stem Ems.

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Mastering Hypertension: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Strategies

Paramedics World

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on hypertension – a condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Whether you’re looking to understand the symptoms, causes, or treatment options for hypertension, this… The post Mastering Hypertension: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Strategies appeared first on Paramedics World.

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Putting Out the Fire: Stress Resilience Strategies

NVFC

Stress is an underlying risk factor that affects a majority of the population, but especially first responders. This NVFC course discusses the types of stressors that most commonly affect firefighters and how to successfully manage stress as it arises. Take it free for a limited time in the NVFC Virtual Classroom. The post Putting Out the Fire: Stress Resilience Strategies appeared first on National Volunteer Fire Council.

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Understanding How a Dissecting Microscope Works

Paramedics World

Introduction to Dissecting Microscopes Have you ever wondered how scientists and researchers get up close and personal with tiny specimens? Enter the dissecting microscope – a powerful tool that opens… The post Understanding How a Dissecting Microscope Works appeared first on Paramedics World.