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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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Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies

You're called to the house of a 20-month-old baby who is not interacting with his environment and is slightly pale. He has a weak cry and flaring nostrils. What do you remember about the respiratory system of pediatric patients? How should you approach this patient?

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The Young Airway

You're called to the rural scene of an accidental shooting. Your patient is a 12-year-old male. His airway is likely obstructed. How would you manage it?

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