Sunday, April 25, 2010
In this week's episode of the MedicCast, the podmedic features an emergency drug commonly used to treat anaphylactic reactions, epinephrine. Student and providers of emergency medicine will know more about anaphylaxis, the medication epinephrine, its actions and precautions including protocols for the drug. The show also features EMS in the news and links to trusted sites for future reference.
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Monday, April 19, 2010
From last Thursday night's MedicCast live episode comes this segment on Jamie Davis' interview with US army medics and combat medicine instructors. A lot about army medics can be learned from this interview as they discussed the differences between the medics in the battlefield in terms of training, protocols equipment, and goals. They also discussed how combat medicine affects the EMS system, trauma care in the US, and a whole lot more.
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Sunday, April 11, 2010
Poison centers have been alerted about patients being seen in emergency departments after smoking synthetic marijuana called K2. This substance is added with contaminants that cause psychotropic effects but users also experiencing agitation, tachycardia, hypertension and vomiting. In this week's episode of the MedicCast, the podmedic in an interview with tox specialist Lisa Booze, talks about K2 and other synthetic drugs and provide tips for paramedics and EMTs in the emergency management and assessment for such cases. The show also includes news for emergency medicine providers and links for more information.
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Tuesday, April 06, 2010
This week's episode of the MedicCast podcast for EMTs and paramedics features an review on methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus or MRSA. It is important that providers of emergency medicine get to know the covered information such as signs and symptoms,types depending on how its passed on to others and mos especially hygiene measures that each and every member of the health team should practice to prevent the spread of MRSA. The show also includes EMS in the news and links for reference and further review.
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