Fri.Jun 21, 2024

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Topical Therapies for Pediatric Burns

Pediatric EM Morsels

The management of pediatric thermal burns always seems to be a hot topic , whether we are caring for a little future chef who splashed a scalding microwaved noodle cup on himself, or a toddling youngster who pulled a pot of boiling water on herself. Or maybe you have the adventurous adolescent who was a little too aggressive with the lighter fluid before igniting the campfire.

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Podcast 169 - EVD Transport Logistics w/ Alaina Martini

FOAMfrat

Alaina Martini, a flight nurse at Allegheny Life Flight, shares her expertise in transporting patients with external ventricular drains (EVDs). She explains the indications for EVD insertion, such as aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage and obstructive hydrocephalus. Alaina discusses the importance of assessing the color and texture of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) to detect changes and potential rebleeding.

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Regular Wide Complex Tachycardia. What to do?

Dr. Smith's ECG Blog

A patient in the ICU with significant underlying cardiac disease [HFrEF 30%, non-ischemic cardiomyopathy, LBBB s/p CRT-D (biventricular pacer), AVNRT s/p ablation a few yrs ago, hx sinus tachycardia while on max tolerated BB therapy] went into a regular wide-complex tachycardia after intubation for severe COPD exacerbation. Here is the ECG: Regular Wide Complex Tachycardia at a rate of 166 bpm.

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Starting on Solid Ground: Advice for New Fire Service Members

NVFC

Reprinted from the 2024 issue of Firefighter Strong For those just beginning the fire service journey, the path ahead can seem daunting. Seeking advice and assistance from mentors and those with more experience can help ease the adjustment and form a solid foundation for what is to come. With that spirit in mind, we asked instructors from the 2024 NVFC Training Summit to provide their best tips, advice, and words of wisdom to those starting out in the fire service.

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The Red Cross celebrates 160 years: its values always relevant

Stem EMS

Next 22 June the 160th anniversary of the Red Cross will be celebrated with a torchlight procession from Solferino that will retrace the steps of the first rescuers during the […] L'articolo The Red Cross celebrates 160 years: its values always relevant proviene da Stem Ems.

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Network Five: Emergency Medicine Conversations

Life in the Fastlane

Pramod Chandru Network Five: Emergency Medicine Conversations Network Five Emergency Medicine Conversations Episode 30 with Dr Setthy Ung - an inspiring discussion about developing paediatric emergency care, systems change and balance!

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