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Video: Medical Math Dosage Calculation from the Kahn Academy

In this video from the Kahn Academy the instructor demonstrates how to perform unit conversions to calculate a medication dosage. This is the process you can use for any medical math calculation that requires unit conversion. More medical math resources from Everyday EMS Tips.

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Video: Math Instruction from the Kahn Academy

Medical Math is division and multiplication where the variables are dose size, rate, patient weight, or fluid volume. As you are trying to learn or improve your medical math skills it may be worth your while to review multiplication and division. These are a few of the videos available from the Kahn Academy. View and […]

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Calculation for Medication Administration

This is a guest app review by David S. Pomerantz, paramedic and educator. If you want to guest post or review on this blog, check out the guidelines here. As a Paramedic working in Florida I have interacted with many Paramedic students who admit that they want to be a Paramedic, but are concerned with […]

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Resources Needed: Medical Math

“Medical Math” is a top entry search phrase to Everyday EMS Tips. Many searchers of “Paramedic Medical Math” land on a post about the EMS Boot Camp Session, Medical Math Made Easy, which is great, but I would like to offer a comprehensive list of medical math resources. What are your go to articles, apps, […]

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2010 Year in Review at Everyday EMS Tips

2010 was an exciting year for Everyday EMS Tips. Pageviews and visits continued their strong growth. I welcomed the support of several terrific sponsors and guest bloggers that helped make us one of the top sites for EMS Smartphone content. If you are interested in advertising and what to know more about our analytics view […]

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Need CE Right NOW!

I just finished my National Registry re-registration application … nothing like waiting until the absolute last minute. Fortunately I have enough CE and have met the refresher requirements through regular training sessions. Now I just need to track down my training director for the official letter and my medical director for a suggestion. Two weeks […]

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Medical Math Made Easy: Premium Online Education from EMSBootCamp.com

” Medical Math – Get it Right Every Time “ This session on Medical Math, i.e. Drug Calculations by Paramedic Educator Buck Feris is available in the EMSBootCamp.com Premium Session archives. Buck has years of experience helping students who struggle with drug calculations. Several years ago he did some┬áresearch on the origins of the drug […]

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Reader Tip: Dopamine Calculation

Everyday EMS Tips reader Scott Walker, A.S, NREMT-P submitted this tip for calculating the amount of Dopamine to administer. He writes: This is one of those tools you can use at 2am. This formula only works for 5mcg/kg/min and cannot be adjusted. 1. Take the patients weight in pounds and divide by 10. 2. Then […]

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Medical Math: Live Online EMS Education

” Medical Math – Get it Right Every Time “ Date : November 23rd 2009 Time: 1400 hours EST. This session will target Medical Math, i.e. Drug Calculations. Special guest speaker Buck Feris is an EMS educator that has years of experience helping students who struggle with drug calculations. Several years ago he did some┬áresearch […]