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PA BLS Protocol

Is there a State Protocol about passing other hospitals to transport a patient to a hospital out of the area? For example, the patient want…

Started by Marty HrinkoLatest Reply

BLS Infection Control

Is anyone aware of any research on the use of BSI, specifically gloves, by BLS?  We're all taught "BSI, Scene Safety" the minute we start t…

Started by Kirk W. JohnsonLatest Reply

5 anatomical features that affect ventilation

What are the usual suspects when it comes to poor patient ventilation using BVMs or other basic airway management devices?   Airway expert…

Started by Jennifer BerryLatest Reply

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PA BLS Protocol

Is there a State Protocol about passing other hospitals to transport a patient to a hospital out of the area? For example, the patient want…

Started by Marty Hrinko

12 Feb 19, 2013
Reply by Johnson Smithwood

BLS Infection Control

Is anyone aware of any research on the use of BSI, specifically gloves, by BLS?  We're all taught "BSI, Scene Safety" the minute we start t…

Started by Kirk W. Johnson

15 Feb 3, 2013
Reply by dr-exmedic

AED Wish List?

Most of the best product suggestions and innovations come from the people actually using the products.  If you could talk directly to the e…

Started by Bill DeMars

10 Jul 30, 2012
Reply by Devin Nemec

CPAP within EMT-B Scope

The use of CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) in the prehospital setting is becoming more prevalent, with cities like Houston, San…

Started by Lisa Bell

117 Dec 8, 2011
Reply by Marshall

5 anatomical features that affect ventilation

What are the usual suspects when it comes to poor patient ventilation using BVMs or other basic airway management devices?   Airway expert…

Started by Jennifer Berry

3 Apr 19, 2011
Reply by Ben Waller

Any other EMT's frustrated with clarity on how to get CE's?

This has been the bane of getting my NREMT renewed over the last 6 months, and with March 31st approaching quicker than ever, I'm fed up wi…

Started by scrambled_egg81

18 Mar 1, 2011
Reply by Chance Gearheart

EMT-Basic Book?

What is a good EMT-Basic book to use for the class?

Started by Aaron Robbins

11 Jan 19, 2011
Reply by Bruce Mangan

Background Checks for EMS Providers

I am on a volunteer EMS squad in NJ.  My squad does not do backround checks on new applicants and I try to tell them how important it is. …

Started by DOLORES CALANDRIELLO

7 Jul 12, 2010
Reply by Mike Smith

Do you ever get lazy when assessing your transfer patients?

It happens to all of us. We know what to do so well that sometimes we don't do the basics. But if it's happened to you recently, or you can…

Started by Jennifer Berry

12 May 17, 2010
Reply by Patrick Nance

How do you calm pediatric patients?

Have you ever used a superhero to help calm a sick or injured child? Whether you have or haven't, you should check out the most recent Verb…

Started by Jennifer Berry

9 Jan 1, 2010
Reply by Duncan Hitchcock

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