“Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.” Miles Kington, probably never thought his quote could be used for EMS. Now let’s talk about our knowledge and wisdom of oxygen.
Student Topics, Tips and Tricks
You’re required to learn and remember massive amounts of clinical information. Our Tips and Tricks are a series of articles and great tools to reinforce that material and help you remember it when it counts. From clinical insights to test preparation tips, you’ll learn more here.
A lot of EMT Review users bombed on a recent study center poll related to trauma and pathophysiology. In this post, we review the question and answer, and link you to the resources you’ll need to improve your understanding of pathophysiology.
One of the biggest issues we hear about when talking to our students and educators, after NREMT exam anxiety, is confusion about the patient assessment process for EMTs. The EMT assessment has changed quite a bit over the years, and a brief history may help to understand why it’s such a concern today: Pre-1994 EMT-A […]
Stressed out? Pre-test jitters? Hard to concentrate? This audio track doesn’t contain scenarios, vocab or EMS discussion of any kind. But it will help you study smarter and perform better on your exam.
By Chris Ebright Case Presentation EMS responds to a local convenience store for a 24-year-old male having a seizure. The patient presents lying on the floor supine and convulsing in a tonic-clonic motion. He is unresponsive to verbal commands, and there is blood oozing from his mouth. A friend who accompanied the patient states that […]
These suggestions are pretty easy to implement and will help you to stay organized and focused in the weeks leading up to your exam.
The following things are tips we learned from working with Bill Brown, former NREMT executive director: #1. Not all patients get oxygen. Patients who do get oxygen probably…
If an unresponsive patient is vomiting would you suction first or roll the patient on his/her side and then suction?
The difference between the medical patient and the trauma patient begins at assessment and continues through care.
By Christopher Ebright Traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of death and disability in children and young adults in the United States. It is also a major concern among people over 75, with high rates of death and hospitalization.1 Common mechanisms of injury over all age groups include motor vehicle crashes, falls, injuries from firearms, […]