Pneumothorax and Hemothorax for EMTs
Paramedic Instructor Peter Bonadonna discusses some of the most life threatening chest injures.
Prehospital trauma care has not seen many changes that rival the advent of tourniquets. There is a lot of material that is nice to know. This lesson is a brief review of what we believe medics need to know. Successful completion of this lesson will set the stage for higher-level conversations. More importantly, we hope that you will be encouraged to practice applying the tourniquets until you have obtained true proficiency. Final Exam: This multiple-choice exam is designed to test your knowledge of the material you just reviewed. You have two attempts to gain an 80% or higher on this exam. Please take your time and answer each question carefully.
Spinal Motion Restriction Decisions
Two of the University of Rochester’s finest educators discuss the decision-making that is involved with Spinal Motion Restriction.This enlightening discussion offers information that will allow providers to better interpret standing protocols.Subsequently providers will be able to create and execute better treatment plans.
Jeremy Cushman M.D., M.S., NYS Paramedic is the Chief of the Division of Prehospital Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, at the University of Rochester.
Mark Gestring, M.D., F.A.C.S., is the Director of Adult Trauma at the University of Rochester’s Regional Trauma Center.
Enjoy the conversation as these two experts in their respective fields escort you through the nuance that every provider should consider when treating a patient with possible spinal trauma.
Brick by Brick: Trauma Transport Decisions 1—Receiving Facilities
Brick by Brick: Trauma Transport Decisions 2—HEMS
Brick by Brick: Trauma Transport Decisions 3—Response to the Big One
Brick by Brick: Trauma Transport Decisions 4—Pediatrics