History’s Mysteries

Did you know that George Washington died of a sore throat? Or that John Ritter died of an Aortic Dissection?  What about Christopher Reeve?  Didn’t he die in a horseback related accident?  No?   In this presentation we will re-visit some famous and historical figures...

Frozen: The Cold Hard Truth about Hypothermia in Trauma Patients

There is evidence that has supported the use of inducing hypothermia but only in certain conditions.  But what happens when hypothermia occurs in the “un-certain” patients?   Why does mortality increase dramatically in the trauma patient when exposed to even mild...

Every Breath You Take: The Most Common Respiratory Diagnoses

We will review the most common respiratory diagnoses found in EMS and the differences between the way the symptoms present in EMS and the treatment options.  Included in the list of diagnoses are COPD, Asthma, CHF, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolus and the effects of...

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