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  1. NomadicMedic

    EMS Research Study

    Done. Best of luck
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    Online Paramedic Training = Read and Quiz?

    Yes. Sadly, we are waaaay behind.
  3. NomadicMedic

    No ETI.

    As an aside, the PA ALS 2019 protocol revisions remove routine intubation from the standard arrest protocol. Looks like I'm not crazy.
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    What is the purpose of a shock from AED?

    In an arrest (pulseless) it’s still a defib (non synchronized) shock.
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    the 100% directionless thread

    I’m so exhausted I don’t know how much longer I can keep up.
  6. NomadicMedic

    What is the purpose of a shock from AED?

    No. It may also detect a rhythm that isn't shockable. Not every rhythm, even if the patient doesn't have a pulse, will respond to electricity
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    What is the purpose of a shock from AED?

    So here's the super quick version. In an arrest, defibrillation shocks are used only in two types of rhythm, and while both have the heart still in some sort of motion, they're not the kind of heartbeat that will sustain life. In ventricular fibrillation, the heart is just quivering, not...
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    the 100% directionless thread

    Insulin pump you didn't see? (Don't ask me how I know about that)
  9. NomadicMedic

    What is the purpose of a shock from AED?

    Google "defibrillation". That should make it clear.
  10. NomadicMedic

    Trauma shears for small hands?

    My x shears were stolen. I have raptors that I won now. I'd never spend money on them.
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    For the more seasoned EMTs, what does a new EMTB do that bothers you?

    I never make up the resp rate. I use an end tidal NC.
  12. NomadicMedic

    Failed NREMT - A 3 Times now....

    MedicTests have helped each of my AEMTstudents pass without issue. Of course, you have to actually use it to receive the benefit, a concept that seems lost on many.
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    For the more seasoned EMTs, what does a new EMTB do that bothers you?

    Using GPS to get to the hospital? Hell, I still do that.
  14. NomadicMedic

    Scope of practice issue?

    I figured you knew what it meant. I just was saying it's a pretty common term for periarrest.
  15. NomadicMedic

    Scope of practice issue?

    A patient in extremis is a common definition. Definition of in extremis : in extreme circumstancesespecially : at the point of death.
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    the 100% directionless thread

    It was sooooo much better. And the Sasha/medic Robb/Mr brown drama was awesome. I mean... It's good now.
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    the 100% directionless thread

    Overdose of unspecified meds. Originally, I thought it was opiates. Naloxone was ineffective. The patient was clenched and couldn’t protect his own airway. No RSI here. A nasal tube was the next option.
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    the 100% directionless thread

    Did my first nasal intubation in like 8 years today. Like riding a bike. With a whistle. That’s attached to a tube in some dude’s nose.
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