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Research analysis: How effective are pediatric ventilation techniques

Researchers used capnography to assess the effectiveness of pediatric ventilation techniques. Read more about the research and my key takeaways for paramedics. Research analysis: Capnography to assess effectiveness of pediatric ventilation If you are not using capnography on every patient intubation and for monitoring the effectiveness of ventilations you need to read this article immediately. ‘Do it for […]

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Capnography and Sepsis webinar – November 5

Learn about capnography and sepsis in a free webinar presented by Mike McEvoy. Tuesday, November 5, noon CT. Register! And view more resources on capnography.

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Capnography and 12-Lead Interpretation

Two of the all-time viewed posts on Everyday EMS Tips. Practice Reading 12-Leads Capnography Resources

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Updated: Hot Training Topics

I regularly update the Hot Training Topics posts in the Everyday EMS Tips Archives. Visit the Hot Topics to find links, resources, guides, videos, and books on these topics: 12 Lead ECG Interpretation Waveform Capnography Bath Salts Mass Casualty Incident Training Let me know if you have resources I should add or ideas for other […]

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Recent Changes to Everyday EMS Tips

I had some downtime at Newark Airport a few weeks ago. And by downtime I mean 5 hours camped out on a chair near the terminal B baggage claim. I splurged on the Boingo wireless and used the time to make some site changes. A few of those changes: 1. Social share buttons moved to […]

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Hot Topics in EMS Education: Today and in the Future

As I read trade publications, attend conferences, and receive announcements about EMT and Paramedic continuing education programs there are some clear “Hot Topics.” Hot Topics of Today These topics are sure to be on every conference program and regularly featured in national magazines today and probably for the next couple of years. 1. End Tidal […]

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Video: Remember Two Things about Capnography

In the first video of a new EMS1.com video series paramedic and educator Steve Whitehead talks about two uses for End-Tidal CO2 monitoring. Great video and hope the first of many from Steve.

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Question: More Resources on Capnography

A reader asked, “I would like to know more about capnography.” Post updated September 20, 2015 0) CapnoAcademy.com a resource and information website from Medtronic powered by EMS1.com 1)      Capnography for paramedics blog 2)     : A Systematic Approach for Paramedics’ by Troy Valente 3)      Capnography Made Easy training course from Physio-control University. Physio-control university also has […]

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Audio: Capnography Tip for Nasal Intubation

Buck Feris, a paramedic and EMS educator, shares his tip for using capnography during nasal intubation. Buck describes initiating inline capnography before inserting the ET tube. As the tube nears the trachea a wave form will develop showing proximity to the exhaled CO2 from the trachea. Buck also reminds listeners of the best time to […]

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Audio: Capnography Tip for COPD Patients

Buck Feris describes how to use Capnography to determine the need for intubating a COPD patient in this Everyday EMS Tips interview with Greg Friese. Buck explains how the capnography reading is an objective measure of whether you should intubate the patient. The tip involves assessing a conscious patient’s exhalation with a end tidal carbon […]