I don’t know precisely what people mean when they say “people are saying,” but I am saying that Hillary Clinton may have experienced an episode of ‘Sunday syncope.’ What do you think? Did Hillary Clinton have an episode of ‘Sunday syncope’? Well worth reading: If Clinton or Trump were too sick to be president, we’d already […]
Adam Thompson posted this quick and informative slide deck about sepsis: Lcems sepsis summary from Adam Thompson Other sepsis training resources are shared in this post from the archives.
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Assessment of Heat Emergencies (heat stroke and heat exhaustion) starts with the scene size-up. Make the scene safe or safer for the patient by ending the heat challenge. Do this by: 1. Removing the patient from the hot environment 2. Shading the patient from direct sun 3. Insulating the patient from hot surfaces like asphalt […]
What would you do? “A patient has been impaled on a rod on an iron fence which has gone straight through the body. Would it be advised to shock this patient in cardiac arrest with an AED? Or would the shock be contradictory due to the metal object in said patient’s body?” My Thoughts 1. […]
After a natural disaster the news media will often say things like, “residents of this small town are in shock this morning after a tornado ripped through this neighborhood in the middle of the night.” As you know ‘shock’ is a physiological problem related to inadequate perfusion. What the media is calling shock is the […]