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From intravenous drugs and genetic engineering to highly advanced equipment to mind-blowing surgical techniques, medicine continues to evolve at an exponential pace. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR
With > 50,000 yearly SWAT deployments in the U.S. alone and tactical environments that are not optimized for medical care, the need for well-trained physician-led tactical medical teams is clear. What
Hemorrhage control programs such as Stop The Bleed remain a versatile option for responders of all backgrounds.
Emergency physicians, tactical medical providers, and other first responders are tasked with taking care of those who become injured or ill in mass gatherings that turn violent. Hydrofluoric acid expo
Collaboration between hospice staff and EMS can reduce patient transport to the emergency department, according to a study termed Mobile Integrated Hospice Healthcare.
Whether waiting to unload a patient at the hospital or sitting in the ambulance after clearing a call, EMTs and paramedics (and increasingly social workers, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician
Prehospital imaging modalities have the potential to change the way we deliver prehospital care. However, the cost effectiveness of equipping EMS with portable imaging modalities has yet to be seen.
As resident doctors, we are tasked with leading resuscitations, explaining our thought processes, and debriefing our team. All too often our pre-hospital peers are forgotten members of this team. We m
Protests have become a more common occurrence in 2020, and emergency physicians are seeing an increase in riot-related injuries in their hospitals. Become familiar with the weapons in the tactical and
Each year, an estimated 240 million calls are made to 911, mostly by people with no previous EMS interaction. At the other end of the call is often a specially trained call-taker who - without ever se