Supraglottic Airways

Airway management is arguably the most important capability the prehospital provider brings to the patient. The ability to mitigate issues involving the airway is something that could be the proverbial difference between life and death. Now with the variety of techniques and tools, the well trained and well equipped prehospital care provider can essentially deal … Continue reading Supraglottic Airways

CHF Exhacerbation

Epidemiology + Pathophysiology CHF exacerbation is a common issue that is encountered by EMSApproximately 5 million Americans have congestive heart failureIt is the most common reason for hospitalization for patients over the age of 65Nearly 50% of patients diagnosed with CHF will die within 5 yearsCongestive Heart Failure is the heart's inability to adequately pump … Continue reading CHF Exhacerbation