Browsing: EMS

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What role does amiodarone or lidocaine play in achieving a good outcome for shockable refractory out-of-hospital cardiac arrest? This Critical Care Alert looks at a follow-up to the ALPS study.
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An interview with Gregory Ciottone, MD, a leader in disaster medicine and president of the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM)
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The field of EMS — and alongside it, the role of the EMS physician — is growing each year. Thanks to this rapid growth in the past few decades, the idea of medical direction is evolving and developing
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Consider delayed sequence intubation with ketamine in trauma patients requiring emergent airway intervention, as a 2023 study shows it was associated with a reduction in the incidence of peri-intubati
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Resident involvement in air medical transport leads to significant mutual benefit for residents, residency programs, and flight programs. Residents gain unique clinical experiences and broaden their u
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The ICE-CRASH Study examined the effects of ECMO on neurological outcomes among patients with severe hypothermia. Get the summary and the take-home points pertinent to emergency medicine.
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The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation - ECMO - as an adjunct to CPR following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest has gained a lot of attention. The INCEPTION Trial takes a closer look at the evid
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Currently, there are no definitive guidelines or robust clinical evidence on which to base the duration of CPR in pediatric drowning cases. However, we make the case that in select drowning patients,
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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.