By Chris Ebright–Do you ever notice that the shape and contour of a grain of pollen looks eerily similar to the Death Star from Star Wars? Many patients with seasonal allergies probably think George Lucas completely hit that nail on the head. The substance that causes their misery due to an allergic reaction is an allergen.
This exercise helps students with assessments in the chest pain patient and helps students begin to hone their differential diagnostic skills.
We know there are thousands of students taking the NREMT after the holidays. We thought we’d ask our Chief Knowledge Officer and exam prep guru Dan Limmer for a review of some of his favorite pieces of exam prep advice. This is what he said. When preparing for the NREMT: Ignore most of the things […]
This exercise will help students do several things, including differential diagnosis and initially focusing assessment efforts on the most relevant items.
EMS loves mechanism of injury. The excitement of pulling up to a big crash, examining the forces that cause injuries other crews wish they responded to. Yes, we love mechanism of injury.
There is one pesky problem with mechanism of injury: It isn’t that reliable.