EMT Burn Management: Part 3

Treatment Guidelines For The Burn Patient You've taken an educated guess on burn depth, calculated the burn area and classified the burns severity. With those priorities out of the way we can start … [Read more...]

The Art of The Nasopharyngeal Airway

I would surely rank the nasopharyngeal airway (NPA) as one of the most under-rated / under-utilized pieces of equipment in the EMT bag of tricks. They're useful, simple and versatile. As a group, we … [Read more...]

Tulsa EMS In The Classrooms

Most of us have been there before. A puking, nearly unconscious teenager on our pram. All the predictable problems; airway issues, responsiveness issues, behavioral issues. When kids learn the hard … [Read more...]

What Is Muscular Dystrophy Anyway?

Since we've been talking about the fill the boot campaign the annual MDA telethon, why not use our "what is" series to take a closer look at the group of diseases we commonly refer to as muscular … [Read more...]

Treatment of Head Injury

Part three of a three part series In our last two installments we looked at the way heads get injured and the various ways the brain tends to bleed. In this, our last installment in the head injury … [Read more...]

5 Big Trauma Scene Mistakes You Can Avoid

We all have our good calls and our bad calls. Don't we? Sometimes things just flow. Sometimes the patient, the bystanders, the crew members, everyone just clicks. And it's beautiful. It's like that … [Read more...]