Jan 19, 2020
A few weeks ago Andrew Merelman (@amerelman) and I did part one of our "Routine (N)STEMI Transport" series. In this episode we get down to a granular level to discuss the logistics of:
Which infusions can I turn off until I get to the ambulance/helicopter?
Heparin is typically given as a bolus and then...
Dec 16, 2019
Finally got Andrew Merelman (@amerelman) from The Paramedic Practioner Podcast on the show and we discuss:
Social Media ECG interpretatuon vs. real life interpretation
NSTEMI? What does that mean for my transport?
STEMI Equivalents (detailed blog on these by FOAMfratter Jared Patterson here)
Stop points for nitro drip...
Dec 8, 2019
The basic question here is: If you add more oxygen delivery devices to a patient, does it increase the overall speed of oxygen delivery? Why does this even matter? Does a NRB at 15 LPM + NC at 15 LPM = 30 LPM of flow?
Nov 22, 2019
You jump in the back of an ambulance and see the crew you intercepted with is currently ventilating the patient through a supraglottic airway. Your partner looks at you and says: "should we just swap and intubate?
What factors influence your decision to yank the SGA and perform endotracheal intubation?
Sam & I have a...
Oct 10, 2019