EMS

  • I'm sure we can all remember sitting down in our first airway class wondering what that big ol’ bag looking thing was with a mask on it. What we didn’t know at the time was that piece of equipment was about to become a massive part of our care in our patients we tend to daily.


  • A panicked woman shouted from her car to hurry over and assist her friend, who she stated had been “shot."


  • This is so easy! Do your assessment. Complete your intervention. Stop the bleed. Start blood products if needed (warmed). And wrap these people up, turn the heat on, and maintain normothermia at all costs. Do I really need to support this with evidenced-based medicine (EMB)?


  • It sounds like the name of an awesome punk band from the '80s. But alas, it is not or at least not that I have ever had the pleasure of listening to.