Handtevy Mobile Closes the Gap in Pediatric Emergency Care: A Vital Response to Recent Findings
February 27, 2024

Every year, countless young lives are impacted by the split-second decisions made in emergency departments across the United States. Amid…

November 21, 2022

There are 2 types of heat stroke: ➊ Non-exertional (think elderly patient) ➋ Exertional (think athlete) Both need immediate cooling,…

October 20, 2022

IV, IM, and Intranasal Ketamine for analgesia have become common in many EMS systems. But what about NEBULIZED Ketamine? A…

September 20, 2022

ATTENTION: DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME What would do if you had a 17-year old with a post-traumatic epidural…

August 25, 2022

The primary focus of the study was to understand the characteristics of pediatric patients who received ketamine during EMS transports…

August 15, 2022

Sodium bicarbonate is indicated for select patients including preexisting metabolic acidosis, hyperkalemia, or tricyclic antidepressant overdose. However, many providers are…

December 3, 2021

January 2022 will be 12 years since the founding of Handtevy, inspired after a 10-fold medication error I had made, yet wasn’t aware of at the time.

Data from the AHA and the Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) guidelines consistently report neurologic intact survival from pediatric cardiac arrest to be 3% for infants and 10% for children.

March 28, 2019

Are there things you do every day because it’s how you’ve always done them? Author Seth Godin beautifully illustrates this point in a podcast where he describes why some changes take decades to become widespread.

A 2-year-old boy has been pulled out of the pool limp and lifeless after a 6-minute submersion.  911 is called and EMS professionals are 7 minutes away.   They hear the tones go off at the station and are dispatched to a “2-year-old in cardiac arrest.”