April 14, 2011
I asked a similiar question to Tim of 12 lead? What is the difference if you see a ST elevation and it meets the criteria of STEMI. Who cares what part of the Myocardial Tissue it is? Few weeks ago, I had a chance to participate on EMS Office Hours for Dial M For Medicines. […]
March 25, 2011
Im sure in medic school you all learned about the “6 rights of medication admistration” I will briefly recapitulate these things you may not employ into practice in everyday situations. Neglicence to adhere to these principles can lead in misadventures. *The right patient– may be more applicable in a clinical rotation for Medics *The right drug *The […]
March 21, 2011
This is a great example of a input of a pharmacist’s contribution to the EMS community. At least in NYC, the protocol has been in states requiring Ipratropium, that Soybean and Nut allegies was a contraindication. This was in fact true; however, in the old formulation of the handhold inhaler. In the instance of […]
March 20, 2011
http://emsofficehours.com/2011/03/16/what-drives-ems-protocol-changes/ protocolchange3_16.mp3 Sorry, I am still a novice in this!!! Bear with me, this is my participation on EMS Office Hours with Bob Hoffman and the Rogue Medic.
March 19, 2011
Its is imperative that an astute medic obtains a comprehensive medical history from family and caregivers in the setting of a Cardiac Arrest. This can assist you in the performance of running the “H and T’s,” from a pharmacological perspective. Some root cause can be electrolyte driven, iatrogenic (overdose), drug interactions, or medications that prolong […]
March 16, 2011
I will comment on the process on how NYC REMSCO introduces new protocols. I will spend time on our intent to remove Morphine Sulfate based on evidence based medical studies- CRUSADE study. I will post the link courtesy of James Hoffman. We will be joined with the Rogue Medic.
March 12, 2011
Wow, my first Blog, thanks to Steve Kanarian, MPH. Look forward to a pharmacist’s contribution and dedication to education, training, and research in the world on pre-hospital and emergency medicine. I am psyched to be a part of EMS and the great job you men and women do. I am a resource for you to […]