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From the Austin-Travis County EMS System Office of the Medical Director, this blog will cover topics of prehospital care, emergency medicine, tactical medicine, rescue, community paramedicine, disaster response, and public health. Expect to hear medical pearls, the latest research, reviews of anything as it relates to EMS.

Latest Episodes

Episode 29: Medic to PA to MD

ECombat medic, paramedic, PA, and now medical student Andy Fisher talks about his journey. If you’ve thought about making the leap from #EMS, don’t miss this episode.

-1 sMAY 3
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Episode 29: Medic to PA to MD

Episode 28: Andy Fisher talks BLOOD

EIn patients with hemorrhage, nothing else can take the place of #blood. Andy Fisher talks about why, and how, you can bring #blood to your #EMS system.

-1 sMAY 3
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Episode 28: Andy Fisher talks BLOOD

Episode 27: Syncope

ESyncope, or fainting, is an incredibly common complaint seen by #EMS providers. This short episode discusses some of the exam findings and considerations. The Epsilon wave: https://litfl.com/epsilon-wave-ecg-library/ Wolff Parkinson White syndrome: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K098rnvqRE0 Lown Ganong Levine syndrome: https://ecglibrary.com/lgl.html

-1 sMAY 3
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Episode 27: Syncope

Episode 26: EtCO2

EIf you are not using #EtCO2 during airway management and monitoring, then you are wrong. Fix yourself. Dr. Pickett tells you why. #EMS #Prehospital #Paramedic #maybeifIsqueezethisbagashardandfastasIcanthepatientwillgetbetter #morewavylines #butIjustlearnedEKGs #Isawthetubegothroughthecords #sodideveryonewhoevermisplacedanETtube

-1 sFEB 19
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Episode 26: EtCO2

Episode 25: Tracheostomy Disasters

EDo you get nervous when you are faced with a patient with a tracheostomy tube? This short episode covers common problems and how to troubleshoot them. Be nervous no more. #paramedic #EMS #prehospital #criticalcare In this episode, I make reference to a couple of great YouTube videos on the subject. One is fromRT Clinicon the… Continue reading Episode 25: TracheostomyDisasters

-1 sJAN 17
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Episode 25: Tracheostomy Disasters

Episode 24: New Clinical Operating Guidelines

EWe undertook the unenviable task of revising our clinical operating guidelines to make them more usable, more manageable, and easier to read. We want to foster a clinician mindset and embrace the clinical flexibility medics need to take care of our patients in a very fluid environment. We also created new credentialing levels for medics… Continue reading Episode 24: New Clinical OperatingGuidelines

-1 sJAN 17
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Episode 24: New Clinical Operating Guidelines

Episode 23: Flight Rules

EToday we are covering some of the flight rules for those studying for their #FP-C exam. #paramedic #EMS #prehospital #HEMS

-1 sJAN 17
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Episode 23: Flight Rules

Episode 22: Flight Physiology, Part 3/3

EToday we are covering a bit of #flight physiology for those studying for their #FP-C exam. We broke this episode into 3 parts to make it a bit more manageable. #paramedic #EMS #prehospital #HEMS

-1 sJAN 17
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Episode 22: Flight Physiology, Part 3/3

Episode 21: Flight Physiology, Part 2/3

EToday we are covering a bit of #flight physiology for those studying for their #FP-C exam. We broke this episode into 3 parts to make it a bit more manageable. #paramedic #EMS #prehospital #HEMS

-1 sJAN 17
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Episode 21: Flight Physiology, Part 2/3

Episode 20: Flight Physiology Part 1/3

EToday we are covering a bit of #flight physiology for those studying for their #FP-C exam. We broke this episode into 3 parts to make it a bit more manageable. #paramedic #EMS #prehospital #HEMS

-1 sJAN 17
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Episode 20: Flight Physiology Part 1/3

Latest Episodes

Episode 29: Medic to PA to MD

ECombat medic, paramedic, PA, and now medical student Andy Fisher talks about his journey. If you’ve thought about making the leap from #EMS, don’t miss this episode.

-1 sMAY 3
Comments
Episode 29: Medic to PA to MD

Episode 28: Andy Fisher talks BLOOD

EIn patients with hemorrhage, nothing else can take the place of #blood. Andy Fisher talks about why, and how, you can bring #blood to your #EMS system.

-1 sMAY 3
Comments
Episode 28: Andy Fisher talks BLOOD

Episode 27: Syncope

ESyncope, or fainting, is an incredibly common complaint seen by #EMS providers. This short episode discusses some of the exam findings and considerations. The Epsilon wave: https://litfl.com/epsilon-wave-ecg-library/ Wolff Parkinson White syndrome: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K098rnvqRE0 Lown Ganong Levine syndrome: https://ecglibrary.com/lgl.html

-1 sMAY 3
Comments
Episode 27: Syncope

Episode 26: EtCO2

EIf you are not using #EtCO2 during airway management and monitoring, then you are wrong. Fix yourself. Dr. Pickett tells you why. #EMS #Prehospital #Paramedic #maybeifIsqueezethisbagashardandfastasIcanthepatientwillgetbetter #morewavylines #butIjustlearnedEKGs #Isawthetubegothroughthecords #sodideveryonewhoevermisplacedanETtube

-1 sFEB 19
Comments
Episode 26: EtCO2

Episode 25: Tracheostomy Disasters

EDo you get nervous when you are faced with a patient with a tracheostomy tube? This short episode covers common problems and how to troubleshoot them. Be nervous no more. #paramedic #EMS #prehospital #criticalcare In this episode, I make reference to a couple of great YouTube videos on the subject. One is fromRT Clinicon the… Continue reading Episode 25: TracheostomyDisasters

-1 sJAN 17
Comments
Episode 25: Tracheostomy Disasters

Episode 24: New Clinical Operating Guidelines

EWe undertook the unenviable task of revising our clinical operating guidelines to make them more usable, more manageable, and easier to read. We want to foster a clinician mindset and embrace the clinical flexibility medics need to take care of our patients in a very fluid environment. We also created new credentialing levels for medics… Continue reading Episode 24: New Clinical OperatingGuidelines

-1 sJAN 17
Comments
Episode 24: New Clinical Operating Guidelines

Episode 23: Flight Rules

EToday we are covering some of the flight rules for those studying for their #FP-C exam. #paramedic #EMS #prehospital #HEMS

-1 sJAN 17
Comments
Episode 23: Flight Rules

Episode 22: Flight Physiology, Part 3/3

EToday we are covering a bit of #flight physiology for those studying for their #FP-C exam. We broke this episode into 3 parts to make it a bit more manageable. #paramedic #EMS #prehospital #HEMS

-1 sJAN 17
Comments
Episode 22: Flight Physiology, Part 3/3

Episode 21: Flight Physiology, Part 2/3

EToday we are covering a bit of #flight physiology for those studying for their #FP-C exam. We broke this episode into 3 parts to make it a bit more manageable. #paramedic #EMS #prehospital #HEMS

-1 sJAN 17
Comments
Episode 21: Flight Physiology, Part 2/3

Episode 20: Flight Physiology Part 1/3

EToday we are covering a bit of #flight physiology for those studying for their #FP-C exam. We broke this episode into 3 parts to make it a bit more manageable. #paramedic #EMS #prehospital #HEMS

-1 sJAN 17
Comments
Episode 20: Flight Physiology Part 1/3