Category Archives: Airway

What’s Your Problem?

One of the more difficult problems in pre-hospital medicine is to determine what the problem exactly is without high-priced diagnostic equipment or labs. I had written in the past of the methods that a doctor uses to create a diagnosis … Continue reading

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What’s That Sound?

Before I start this week, I want to apologize. As much as I want to produce a weekly article for Medical Monday, life sometimes gets in the way. I have been working on my Senior status for the Ski Patrol … Continue reading

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Are we Over Bagging?

When I went through EMS education, I was taught that when ventilating a patient with a BVM that it was important to deliver as much of the content of the bag as possible. We would almost wring out the bag … Continue reading

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MacGyver Medicine

His mind is the ultimate weapon . . . So is yours! This tagline from the MacGyver television show sums up a lot of how we as medical providers should look at our abilities. The tools needed to care for … Continue reading

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