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Special episode of the EMS Research podcast recorded live from EMS Today 2011

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In this special episode of the EMS Research podcast Tom Bouthillet and Tim Noonan (RogueMedic) interview Dave Hiltz (Heart Safe Community) and Lynn White (Heart Rescue Project) about best practices to optimize survival from sudden cardiac arrest. Download the full episode at the ProMed Network here.

EMS 12-Lead

Cardiac Rhythm Analysis, 12-Lead ECG Interpretation, Resuscitation

JEMS Talk: Google Hangout

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Hollywood Mike
68 y.o. male with weakness: “Treat the monitor, not the patient?”
ALS weakness and fall. Mental status is such that he remembers falling. I'm not going to get all excited about this tracing. I'm treating the guy for his complaint and watching him like a hawk during transport. I've seen some aberrant conduction that makes this ECG look like NSR so I'm jaded by experience (need…
2014-10-02 01:51:00
PandaMedic
68 y.o. male with weakness: “Treat the monitor, not the patient?”
It's great to see so many different points of view and styles, it's sad that so many of us are being critical and condescending towards other practitioners. Dave has a point, in that more education is needed, but there is something to be said for everyone who is here, reviewing these case studies and actively…
2014-10-02 01:45:45
Nicole G
68 y.o. male with weakness: “Treat the monitor, not the patient?”
Potassium is the most likely the problem. There are 11 drug interactions with his meds. Seven are related to potassium and/or electrolyte imbalances. Treat your patient not the monitor.
2014-10-02 01:45:08
Richard
68 y.o. male with weakness: “Treat the monitor, not the patient?”
Appears to be acute MI based electrolyte imbalance, if patient was not presenting with chest pain and S.O.B. I would transmit 12 lead to nearest facility and advise M.D. or P.A.C. of patient condition and current presentation.I would initiate oxygen via nasal cannula @ 2 lpm to maintain sats, and start a lock for med…
2014-10-02 00:25:49
Matt Hart
68 y.o. male with weakness: “Treat the monitor, not the patient?”
I would first give bicarb and calcium to rule out hyperkalemia while enroute to STEMI center.
2014-10-01 23:30:03

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