Emergency Care

A Novel Method for Heat Stroke Treatment Using a Body Bag
November 21, 2022

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

Emergency Care Pain Control | October 20, 2022

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

Emergency Care | 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…

Emergency Care Pain Control | August 25, 2022

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

Cardiac Arrest Emergency Care | August 15, 2022

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

Emergency Care | 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.

It’s an exciting time in medicine, specifically pre-hospital care and resuscitative care. As we patiently await the release of the AHA 2015 guidelines, many EMS thought leaders will have already implemented practices and protocols that will differ from AHA recommendations.

Denver Health is hosting the 43rd annual Rocky Mountain Trauma and Emergency Medicine Conference and I am honored to be delivering the opening keynote on June 16th focusing on Pediatric Resuscitation Psychology.

Eight years ago, in a gated South Florida community on a summer afternoon, Jonathan Robbins found himself racing to his first serious pediatric call. He and his crew knew they were responding to an unresponsive 2-year-old drowning victim.

Emergency Care | January 20, 2016

This past year legislation was introduced – the Airplane Kids in Transit Safety (KITS) Act – in Congress, “that would require the FAA to review the contents of emergency medical kits and update them to include appropriate medications and equipment for children if deficiencies are found.”