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The crisis in Ukraine has created a pivotal time for emergency physicians to provide the right type of aid and, eventually, help bolster EM education and practice within Ukrainian health care.
Matt Friedman, MD, FACEP, serves as Associate Medical Director of Prehospital Care and Director of Event Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center and Medical Director of CrowdRx, which provides physician
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
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
Hemorrhage control programs such as Stop The Bleed remain a versatile option for responders of all backgrounds.
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.