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  • EpiEMS
    While doing some reading on pediatric respiratory distress, I found that there was some suggestion of using nebulized normal saline...
  • MMiz
    I’ve been audited for my fire instructor, which was kind a pain in the butt because that cycle I did a lot of random teaching help for...
  • CCCSD
    I’ve been audited for my fire instructor, which was kind a pain in the butt because that cycle I did a lot of random teaching help for...
  • E tank
    E tank replied to the thread Shock.
    ETCO2 correlates directly with cardiac output. We use blood pressure as a surrogate for cardiac output, so you can say ETCO2 correlates...
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    I’ve been audited for my fire instructor, which was kind a pain in the butt because that cycle I did a lot of random teaching help for...
  • NomadicMedic
    NomadicMedic replied to the thread Shock.
    Here’s a great article that helps explain it… https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3585511/
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    bdoss2006 posted the thread Shock in BLS Discussion.
    Does all types of shock cause low etco2 or just septic? If it’s just septic why is that? I know a lot of stuff uses etco2 of <26 for...
  • NomadicMedic
    NomadicMedic reacted to RsqCrack's post in the thread Seeking airway mannequin with Like Like.
    Thank You, I'll shoot you a message as we're going through the options and have some questions worth asking.
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    RsqCrack replied to the thread Seeking airway mannequin.
    Thank You, I'll shoot you a message as we're going through the options and have some questions worth asking.
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    RsqCrack replied to the thread Well, It Happened....
    All of this to say you had surgery to have something removed from your butt, and you don't know how it got into your butt, but it's not...
  • CCCSD
    CCCSD reacted to Carlos Danger's post in the thread Well, It Happened... with Like Like.
    It's common practice to avoid benzos in older folks. In that population their effects tend to be less predictable and last longer, but...
  • CCCSD
    CCCSD reacted to cruiseforever's post in the thread Assessment with Like Like.
    I do miss that option of a metro area. Now I only have a critical care access hospital, with higher level of care 100 miles away.
  • Summit
    Summit reacted to Phillyrube's post in the thread Well, It Happened... with Like Like.
    Geez, look at me. 72 years old. Fireman in 1968 to 1970, volunteer and then paid. Whoops, along comes the draft. JoiN the Navy...
  • cruiseforever
    cruiseforever replied to the thread Assessment.
    I do miss that option of a metro area. Now I only have a critical care access hospital, with higher level of care 100 miles away.
  • cruiseforever
    cruiseforever reacted to Tigger's post in the thread Assessment with Like Like.
    EMS is a lot of translating and navigating. Take their story (and other cues from their environment) and whatever objective findings you...
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