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The Five Ws of Intubation

The airway is the first priority in EMS. It’s also often the most overwhelming. Learn how airway expert and instructor Jim Radcliffe, BS, MBA, EMT-P, reduces that stress.

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The Ins & Outs of Apneic Oxygenation

This process is an easy way to provide additional oxygen to patients when they aren’t breathing.

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Scary Airways

How do you get past the first monster of the airway, the tongue, and slay the dragon of the difficult airway?

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Treat Anaphylactic Incidents Before it’s Too Late

Knowledge about how to recognize and treat anaphylactic reactions is critical to patient survival.

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See Cords Around Corners

I had picked up the Glidescope a number of times at conferences. Would it work in a high-pressure, high-stakes clinical setting?

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Airway Finesse

Visualizing the Airway

The key to successful intubations is to relax and find a way to work smarter, not harder.

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Intubation for Cardiac Arrest Patients

The debate over whether to intubate cardiac arrest patients remains strong. Photo Kevin Link

If you've ever felt downtrodden over whether your choice of care was correct in the eyes of science, read on.

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Paramedic Saved by First-Time Use of ECMO Machine

San Diego Fire-Rescue Firefighter/Paramedic Andrea "Dre" Dominguez shares the incredible story of how doctors used an ECMO machine to treat her severe asthmaticus, the first time the device was used on an asthma patient.

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Oxygenation & Ventilation Are Not the Same Thing

Ventilation is the act of inhaling and exhaling while oxygenation is the process of adding oxygen to the body system. Learn how to measure each in this article by Samuel Galvagno, Jr., DO.

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Rethinking ETI

Rethinking ETI

Should we evaluate such basic issues as prehospital ETI before we evaluate new therapies, such as impedance threshold devices or hypertonic saline?

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