Browsing: Prehospital 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
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
For a long time, prehospital emergency medicine education was limited to those training for jobs in the field. Only in the last several decades have mass education initiatives emphasized emergency med
A Q&A with a tactical medicine pioneer, Dr. John Wipfler III.
The DAWN and DEFUSE trials have expanded the window for stroke intervention. How is that affecting prehospital care?
Clinical research guides the care your patients are receiving before they reach you. It pays to stay up to date with out-of-hospital evidence-based practices.
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.