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The "Save a Life" Simulator by the HeartRescue Project

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Click HERE to check it out! Kudos to the HeartRescue Project for developing this "Save a Life" Simulator! This should go a long way toward preparing lay bystanders for the "shocking" reality of encountering a sudden cardiac arrest in the community. I think this is an excellent tool to leverage through social media so be […]

63 Year Old Male: "Dental Pain"

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Here is an interesting case submitted by Adam Frederick, NREMT-Intermediate.  As usual, some details have been changed to protect patient confidentiality. EMS is called to the local Urgent Care for a 63 year old male complaining of upper jaw pain related to "dental work". He had made two trips to the dentist this past week […]

Jamie Davis interviews Ted Setla about the Code STEMI Web Series at the EMS 10 Awards

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I was just watching the "podmedic" Jamie Davis interview Physio-Control's VP of Marketing Cam Pollock and noticed another video of Jamie interviewing Ted Setla from Setla Films and First Responders Network about the Code STEMI Web Series. You can watch the first two episodes of the Code STEMI Web Series and all the behind the […]

Episode 2 of the Code STEMI Web Series – RACE Program in North Carolina

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Click HERE! In this episode Tom Bouthillet sits down with Christopher Granger, M.D., Mayme Lou Roettig, R.N and James Jollis, M.D. from the RACE Program in North Carolina. In the course of our "unplugged" session some incredible insights are developed from one of the highest functioning STEMI systems in the United States!  See also: Episode […]

Team EMS 12-Lead brings home Judges' Choice for 2012 EMS Blog of the Year

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On behalf of Team EMS 12-Lead (Tom Bouthillet, David Baumrind and Christopher Watford) I am pleased to officially acknowledge that the EMS 12-Lead blog won Judges' Choice for 2012 EMS Blog of the Year. This contest was hosted by EMS1, FireRescue1 and FireCritic.com and sponsored by the American Military University. The total list of nominees can be found here. Lots of […]

88 year old male CC: Chest pain – Conclusion

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This is the conclusion to 88 year old male CC: Chest pain. You may wish to go back and review the history and clinical presentation. First, let's look at the rhythm strip. This shows an undetermined regular rhythm at a rate of about 60 with demand ventricular pacing.  This is an oversimplification but as long […]

88 year old male CC: Chest pain

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EMS is called to a 88 year old male with a chief complaint of chest discomfort. On arrival the patient meets EMS at the front door. His skin is slightly pale and moist. He appears anxious. Past medical history: "Cardiac", pacemaker, hypertension, dyslipidemia Medications: Numerous, unavailable at the time of EMS evaluation Paramedics lead the […]

Discussion for 58 year old male CC: Epigastric pain

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This is the discussion for our "Snapshot" case, 58 year old male CC: Epigastric pain. You may wish to review the case before continuing. Thanks to all of you, we had a lot of great comments! Many of you had wished we had a rhythm strip to analyze… keep in mind, this 12 lead is a […]

Snapshot: 58 year old male CC: Epigastric pain

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From time to time, we may have an interesting ECG, but without enough information (including final diagnosis) or additional ECGs to make a full case study.  In these instances, we will share the ECG and whatever information we have in our "Snapshot" series.  As always, some information may be changed to protect patient confidentiality.  Hope […]

Update from EMS Today 2012

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Photo credit: Kelly Arashin "Team EMS-12 Lead" (Christopher Watford, Tom Bouthillet and David Baumrind) at the EMS 10 Awards It's been an amazing week at EMS Today 2012! As you probably already know (if you've been following our Facebook page) I won an EMS 10 Award on Wednesday night. I was nominated by our good friend […]

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