Emergency Care

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.”

Emergency Care | July 9, 2015

If you are an EMS provider and want to ruffle some feathers simply tell your local easy going pediatric specialist “kids are just little adults,” and then sit back and watch them boil up with anger.