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The most effective medical education is designed with specific learners in mind. Using that as a guiding principle, the emergency medicine faculty and residents at Doctors Hospital came up with an eng
Evolving EMS protocols impact the care patients receive before they present to the ED, so emergency physicians should stay up-to-date on these changes in order to offer high-quality integrated care.
Trauma is the leading cause of death for people ages 46 and younger in the U.S. - yet up to 20% of trauma deaths are potentially survivable. Can the use of low titer Group O whole blood improve outcom
The Rescue Task Force model of care represents an emerging standard of operations in response to high-threat mass casualty incidents. Distinct from the TEMS model, RTF care incorporates "street-level"
Cervical collars are a ubiquitous piece of rescue equipment for EMS providers around the country. But are they really helping? The science is limited.
Helicopter EMS is less dangerous than often portrayed, and safety is continuously being improved at all levels from the individual, aeromedical agencies, and national regulatory bodies.
The role of the tactical physician can vary, but it almost always involves preventive medicine, medical intelligence, and operational assistance. These skills make the physician an indispensable part
The Impact of EMS: What EMS Can Teach Medical Students about Patient Care Over the hum of the diesel engine, a call came through the radio: “131…We have a Code 3: 25-year-old white female, possible h
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Tornado Touchdown: Mississippi Medical Students Overcome Disaster In the early morning hours of Jan. 21, 2017, medical students in Mississippi were”¦ studying. Like every other first-year student, I
Disaster Medicine: Engaging Your EMIG In the fall of 2016, an attack at The Ohio State University, my alma mater and a school just down the road from my current medical school, hit close to home. Luc