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NREMT Prep Course – Sample Live Online Class

by , April 28, 2012

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www.NREMTPrepCourse.com – Sample of our Live, Online NREMT Paramedic EMT Prep Course.

 

Pharmacology Study Guide For EMT Paramedic

by Jim, November 2, 2010

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Pharmacology Study Guide For EMT Paramedic

 

CO Close Calls

by Jim, October 31, 2010

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CO Close Calls

Teresa McCallion, EMT-B | From the The Silent Killer Issue Rehab assists in not only refreshing and rehydrating your personnel, but also in detecting CO poisoning and other medical abnorm Photo A.J. Heightman Fire departments and EMS agencies from coast to coast have first-hand accounts of patients with carbon monoxide poisoning that was successfully detected [...]

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Five Tips for Basic Airway Management

by Jim, October 30, 2010

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Five Tips for Basic Airway Management

Christopher T. Stephens, MS, MD, NREMT-P | Jimmie Meurrens, BS, NREMT-P | From the October Issue Friday, October 1, 2010 Advanced-level providers should understand that not all patients with airway problems are candidates for intubation. Photo Ryche Guerrero Use of the BVM is one of our most important basic airway skills. Photo Courtney MccainThis clinical [...]

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Making Sudden Cardiac Arrest a Reportable Condition

by Jim, October 30, 2010

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Making Sudden Cardiac Arrest a Reportable Condition

Mary Newman | Thursday, October 28, 2010 After decades of trying, no national reporting system routinely captures OHCA incidence and outcomes. Photo Jeanette Galie Burkle/Galie PhotographySudden unexpected cardiac arrest occurring outside the hospital (OHCA) strikes 295,000 Americans of all ages each year (1). Unfortunately, OHCA survival rates have languished at a dismal 7% for decades [...]

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Burn Basics

by Jim, October 18, 2010

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Burn Basics

The severity of burns are determined by the Depth of the burn, the Extent or percentage of the total body surface burned, the Age of the patient, the Area or Part of the body that was involved, the patient’s Past Medical History and the Respiratory Involvement. The depth of the injury is proportional to the [...]

 

What Is “Shock”?

by Jim, October 17, 2010

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What Is “Shock”?

Under normal conditions, the proper circulatory function is dependent on adequate blood volume (the fluid), proper vascular tone (the container) and adequate cardiac output (the pump). When one of these three systems fail and decreased blood flow to vital organs is recognized by the body, the condition or state of shock develops as the body [...]

 

 

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