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New ECG Book and Resource Collection

Dr. Ken Grauer sent me an email earlier this week. His  4th edition is now available on Amazon. Remember you can find this and many other ECG Titles in the Everyday EMS Tips bookstore. Earlier this week I updated the most visited page on this blog, Where can I practice reading 12 leads?

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Book Reviews

Book Review: ACLS 2013 the ACLS Arrhythmia Pocket Brain Book

Book Description The ACLS 2013 Pocket Brain Book () is a compact and information packed guide to ACLS arrhythmia assessment and treatment. It is a comprehensive, get to the point, review and synopsis that somehow finds time to include practice questions, clinical and bedside tips, and review of controversies. For example, in the opening chapter […]

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Video: Conflicting Medical Control Orders

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.

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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 […]

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July Alternate Posting Locations: Products for EMS

Dr. David Johnson writes about when to use tourniquets on the Wilderness Medical Associates blog. Rogue Medic shares a Facebook thread of fears of litigation and anecdotal experience confused with scientific proof about the use of tourniquets in his post on Facebook medics let imaginary lawyers tell them what to do. Paramedic product innovator and […]

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February Posts Outside the Service Area: Paramedic Refresher

I have nearly completed the requirements for my paramedic refresher which has included health care provider certification, ACLS certification, PALS certification, classroom lectures, skill labs, and patient simulators. In addition I have been looking for articles and books on topics I want to learn more. While answering a patient scenario question about OB emergencies for […]

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EMS Education Tips

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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Product Review: Rapid Cardiac Analysis Tool

In an increasingly digital world the R-CAT (Rapid Cardiac Analysis Tool) is a refreshing return to a study guide and reference tool that I can easily hold, access from a BDU or shirt pocket, and rapidly reference. I recently was able to review two versions, given to me at EMS World Expo 2011, of the […]

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Products and Schwag from EMS World Expo 2011 #EMSWorldExpo

Last week is still a blur to me. I arrived Monday night and left Friday afternoon and felt rushed for time from the moment I arrived until the moment I left. My schedule was packed with meetings, social events, and presentations. The one thing I didn’t schedule and now regret not scheduling was time to […]

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EMS Education Tips

Paramedic Tutor YouTube Channel

Cardiac and ECG Teaching and Learning Resource Rob Theriault is a paramedic educator, author, co-host of the EMSEduCast podcast, and creator of the Paramedic Tutor blog and YouTube channel. The Paramedic Tutor YouTube channel has nearly 100 educational videos about cardiac anatomy, ECG acquisition, and 12-Lead ECG interpretation.