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TIRBO 61: How to use POCUS (our expert consensus)

Critical Care Scenarios

Brandon summarizes his recent publication describing best practices for performing POCUS. Read the paper open access at POCUS Journal. Find us on Patreon here! Buy your merch here! Brandon summarizes his recent publication describing best practices for performing POCUS. Read the paper open access at POCUS Journal. Find us on Patreon here! Buy your merch here!

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Handed this ECG from triage. What will you do?

Dr. Smith's ECG Blog

Written by Sean Trostel MD I returned to my desk after seeing a patient and saw this screening ECG sitting on my desk to be read. The patient was a man in his 80s with chief complaint listed as: "hyperglycemia, weakness, ground level fall." ECG #1 @ 15:30 What do you think? Slow, irregular rhythm - likely slow atrial fibrillation Very wide QRS measuring ~180 ms in some leads, not fitting LBBB morphology and wider than vast majority of LBBB No signs of OMI, no modified Sgarbossa criteria Peaked T

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How to Become a Search and Rescue EMT

Unitek EMT

Spotlight on the crucial role SAR EMTs play in emergency medical services. Search and Rescue (SAR) Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) are essential in providing emergency medical care in remote and challenging environments where traditional medical responders cannot easily reach due to terrain or accessibility. These specialized EMTs blend advanced medical skills with navigation and survival […] The post How to Become a Search and Rescue EMT appeared first on Unitek EMT.

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Paediatric Emergencies Update – Noosa Day 1

St. Emlyn's

St.Emlyn's - Emergency Medicine #FOAMed Paediatric Stroke, Bronchiolitis, and tips and tricks for paediatric procedures The post Paediatric Emergencies Update – Noosa Day 1 appeared first on St.Emlyn's.

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Handtevy Pediatric Readiness: Full List of Resources

Handtevy

Access Pediatric Readiness Resources Are you ready to enhance your organization’s pediatric readiness? Download our comprehensive resources for the Prehospital Pediatric Readiness Project and ensure your team is equipped with the latest guidelines, training materials, and best practices to provide exceptional care for children. These tools are designed to support EMS professionals in delivering high-quality pediatric emergency services.

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Overdose Deaths Decline Nationwide

Peter Canning

Drug overdose deaths are down 3.1% nationwide according to the latest figures from the CDC. 107,543 people died of drug overdoses in 2023 down from 111,029 in 2022. Here in Connecticut, drug overdose deaths have been decreasing for the last two years (down 14% in 2023 from the 2021 high). Preliminary data I have seen from the first four months of 2024 suggests they are on pace to fall another 4%.

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All The Small Pills

EMS 20/20

Chris and Spencer need a little help from an expert. Enter Dr. Ryan Feldman, Clinical Toxicologist and host of The Poison Lab Podcast! A patient takes everything they can get their hands on, but of all the pills. which one is the worst? Find out on this weeks episode! Chris and Spencer need a little help from an expert. Enter Dr. Ryan Feldman, Clinical Toxicologist and host of The Poison Lab Podcast!

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