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FOAMfrat Podcast

Sep 24, 2018

It has become a staple in HEMS to carry and deliver blood products to trauma patients who need them. Some agencies will carry plasma, packed red blood cells, and platelets. The majority will only carry packed red blood cells (PRBC's). From the curb this makes sense. If a patient is losing blood, we should replace...

Sep 14, 2018

This is the video to go along with podcast 58 demonstrating the techniques discussed. 

Sep 14, 2018

We all have grown to love the bougie, and many are rightfully utilizing it on their first attempt to optimize success. However, just like we found with the cool kid ketamine, if not done right you can meet some difficulty. The tool is only as good as its handler. In this podcast we will discuss a few tips, tricks,...

Sep 12, 2018

We have always been taught to occlude the promixal end of the IV line when pushing a medication through the luer lock port. I wanted to test this technique to see if backflow is really a concern in several scenarios. It was an interesting experiment.