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Emergency War Surgery

Field Supervisor Cort Adams, March 11

This online manual does not supersede our protocols, but for you trauma junkies, its a pretty cool read. Link below:


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Training Opportunities

Field Supervisor Cort Adams, March 05

-Updated 4th Quarter Skills dates for the month of March have been posted.
-The recent IV Tech Class, scheduled for 3/3, was cancelled due to weather and will hopefully be rescheduled later this month.
-The flyer for EMS Care 2018 is now available.

For details, please visit the training page... (Full Story)

Buretrol Administration Sets

Field Supervisor Cort Adams, February 10

Hello All!

When Amiodarone first rolled out, the chase trucks were also supplied with Buretrol sets, to give you controlled, safe way of administering your amio drips. If you aren't familiar with the system, or just need a little refresher, the video below will be helpful for you.


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4th Qtr Skills and IV Tech Classes

Field Supervisor Cort Adams, January 29

There will be an IV Tech class held on March 3rd at 1000.

There are several dates in February for ALS 4th Qtr Skills testing.

Information on both can be found under the training tab.... (Full Story)

Making a Clean Kill

Field Supervisor Cort Adams, August 02

Your patient is a 56yo male complaining of weakness and light-headedness. He is fully alert with decent BP and a HR of around 120. You do a quick 3-lead and he has strange, wide-complex tachycardic rhythm. Electrical therapy isn't indicated. Maryland Protocol tells us to start treatment with adenosine and follow it up with amiodarone.

Watch the video below, from University of Maryland's own Dr. ... (Full Story)


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