Pulse Oximetry: Basics and Biases

With this episode, we explore the utility, limitations, and provider interface of one of the most basic pieces of equipment EMS practitioners carry.

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Modern Spinal Care

Recently, the new NAEMSP position statement on spinal motion restriction provoked a flurry of controversy.

In this episode, we seek to make some sense of what spinal motion restriction is, what it isn’t, and how to best care for patients after spinal trauma.

See www.curbtobed.com for the full shownotes and resources.

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Seeing Wisely: Decoding Stroke Care with Dr. Ben Newman

“The value of experience is not in seeing much, but in seeing wisely.” ― Sir William Osler Deciphering signal from noise

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Avoiding Airway Disasters with Dr. Jeff Jarvis

In this episode, we’re graced by the presence of Airway Jedi Dr. Jeff Jarvis. We discuss a novel approach to the standardization of airway management in order to prevent peri-intubation hypoxia and valuable insight into the organizational culture required to make it successful.

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Acute Pulmonary Edema

What is SCAPE? For this podcast, we’re discussing the acute pulmonary edema presentation. This patient is hypertensive (SBP >140mmHg), severely

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FEELing for a Pulse and Shocking Asystole

Would the implementation of POCUS change how we manage cardiac arrest patients in the Prehospital environment? Should we shock asystole in case it’s fine VF? Should ultrasound replace finger pulse checks?

We brought EMS Physician Dr. Walt Lubbers on the show to help answer some of these burning questions.

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In the management of the drowning patient, is it ABC or CAB?

Drowning is a form of asphyxia. There is no role for hands only CPR in the management of a drowning person.

In drowning, it’s ABC, not CAB.

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The (not so) New Hotness: Heat Illness & EMS

The (not so) New Hotness: Heat Illness & EMS. Emergency Physician, EMS Medical Director, and master of all things, Dr. Ryan Stanton joins us to discuss diagnosis, pathophysiology, and evidence based treatment of heatstroke in PHEM.

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The Great White Fright

BSI, scene safe? Bringing sanity to the fentanyl craze with guest Chip Lange of the Total EM podcast.

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