In this Google+ Hangout from the What Would Jim Do? series I join Jim Hoffman, Rom Duckworth, and Tom Bouthillet to discuss a conflicting set of medical control orders Jim received regarding nitro administration to a patient with a STEMI. Read Jim’s show notes.
Tag: Chest Pain
Video: 12 Lead ECG with aVL Abnormality
In this video, part of Dr. Amal Mattu’s 12 Lead ECG case of the week, a patient case is presented. The patient was complaining of chest pain, but the 12 Lead ECG labeled the strip no abnormalities. The paramedic persisted with assessment because of aVL abnormalities. In the video Dr. Mattu discusses the role of […]
Not all "Chest Pains" have chest pain
Thanks to paramedic and educator, Michael Fraley, for this guest post. If you would like to guest post or review on Everyday EMS Tips check out the guidelines here. All of our textbooks have the classic Levine Sign picture of the grimacing middle-aged male with a clenched fist over his chest but that is not […]
The Society of Chest Pain Centers is offering a free continuing education (CE) lesson for EMTs and Paramedics during 2010 EMS Week. The CE Lesson “Responder Lite! STEMI Recognition,” is a new, interactive, online acute coronary syndrome (ACS) program developed to provide education and training related to the following: * ACS presentation * Indications for […]