After a long hiatus, Andy is back with a blog on how emergency personnel can cope with occupational stress utilizing mindfulness techniques.
This is Andy’s next blog where he discusses using synchronized cardioversion on pulseless ventricular tachycardia.
In this blog post, Andy discusses spinal precaution techniques; reinforcing the minimal use of long back boards (LBB).
In this blog post, Andy discusses common treatments in the presence of anaphylaxis, and an under-utilized agent you should be administering instead.
In this blog post, Andy discusses invasive versus noninvasive blood preasure monitoring; highlighting the importance of mean arterial pressure (MAP).
In this blog post, Andy discusses large vessel occlusions (LVO) and the effectiveness of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) versus endovascular thrombectomy. He also highlights a pre-hospital stroke scale that will help you determine where to transport your stroke patients to.
As an EMS provider, how do you choose which facility to transport your trauma patients to? In this blog, Andy discusses trauma center designation and verification, differentiating criteria, and how you can choose the best center for your patient based on specific triage guidelines.