The New England Medical Journal released a major new observational study that showed that despite a significant reduction in door to balloon time in recent years, there has not been a corresponding decline in 30 –day in-hospital mortality.
In those patients who present early, the shortest possible door-to-balloon time improves outcomes
Early notification must be > or = to the amount of time it takes the cath lab to be ready to accept the patient to achieve optimal benefit.
A new study adds more support for guidelines allowing paramedics to use high dose SL nitro when faced with patients in respiratory distress due to heart failure with hypertension.
“I ain’t done yet!”
The death watch for spinal immobilization on a long backboard continues to gain steam.
If you are miserable and hate our patients, I don’t want you working with me.
Many people believe that once you enter the hospital doors, you are no longer in charge of your patient.
Sickle cell patients are so used to pain that they rarely show it.
A paramedic is only as smart as all the calls he has ever done minus those he has forgotten about.