PA Protocol states to transport the Patient to the closest appropriate facility. If the Patient could not be definitively treated at the closer hospitals (i.e. no cardiology for MI or no neurology for stroke) it is more than…"
"Kathy West is a facinating and incredibly intellegent woman. I attended one of her classes about two years ago and learned so much about the realm of infection control. I highly suggest her classes for anyone who wishes to learn more…"
"Doc...Yes we have chemical restrain protocol in PA, but only after Patient has been physically restrained(per protocol) by med command orders. However, if patient is combative and in need of transport I will not physically restrain them and…"
"I once worked for a hospital-based service that actually had a fairly thorough lifting test as part of the hiring process. They coordinated through the PT Dept to conduct the testing. It envolved lifting several bags of various…"
"I agree, and personally purchased the coverage from the NAEMT. I purchased it just to be able to afford the attorney, if heavens-forbid that day comes. I try to get my fellow coworkers to do the same, but they prescribe to the theory…"
"I think this will be a great benefit for the medical students and the Patients they will take care of when they are finished.
When I was in medic school, one of the ERs I did clinical time at also had a Emergency Medicine Residency Program…"
"If the "gps system" is linked with your county's GIS system it works great. Ours is not as of yet, have heard some scuddlebut about that possibly happening, but nothing concrete yet. Yes, mapbooks are still the best and a…"