The goal of airway management: Ensure adequate oxygenation and ventilation of the patient. Just the Facts Airway management can be addressed with a number of tools and techniques. Not all situations require advanced airways and management is not always a linear process. Choose the right tool for the right job and apply the necessary amount of […]
(ALS) Med Math
Just the Facts Medication math is a high-risk undertaking and accounts for a disproportional number of medical errors each year. Similarly labeled medications, varying solution concentrations and difficulty estimating weight are all contributing factors in incorrect medication calculations. Each year there are as many as 210,000 deaths attributed to medical error. There may be as […]
Airway Care Study Guide
Learn about airway problems, opening and clearing the airway, and airway care. And get study tips for the exam!
Clinical Minute: Respiratory Distress vs. Respiratory Failure
In your patient and for the NREMT you must be able to differentiate between respiratory distress and respiratory failure. This clinical minute tells you how.
Pediatrics Interactive Quiz
Pediatric patients are among the most challenging. Take a 5 question quiz and watch a video explaining the correct answers! Can you recognize the key signs that will help you assess and treat infants, toddlers and kids?