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Wave 2024 Recap: Top 6 Key Topics in EMS & Fire Industries


Recent EMS staffing and resource shortages have necessitated rapid dispatch prioritization beyond the Emergency Medical Dispatch’s (EMD) intended scope.

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Extreme shock and cardiac arrest in COVID patient

Dr. Smith's ECG Blog

He became pulseless on more than 1 occasion ( presumably in EMD ) — but responded to resuscitation + treatment with pressors, by regaining a pulse with a spontaneous rhythm. MY Thoughts regarding ECG #2: The patient’s clinical condition worsened the next day. Troponins increased greatly — and the patient became increasingly hypoxic.

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