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Link of the Week: Snopes.com debunks Cough CPR

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News:

Katrina Doctor Acquitted in Hurricane Deaths

New Radio Systems

Numbers of Providers affecting health

Recently Discharged Patients and DVT and PE

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Tip/Trick of the Week — NIH on Pulmonary Embolism

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Med of the Week — Coumadin

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2 Responses to Pulmonary Embolism, Coumadin, and Episode 77

  1. Janet O. says:

    Hi! I’m the one who forgot to add her name to the end of her email…lol…I wanted to say thank you for your wonderful work and the time you put into this podcast. I also wanted to say a good thing to get info and spread the word about your podcast and let them spread the word would be joining one of the ems forums, like http://emsplace.org/ or http://www.emtlife.com/ they have alot of good info and a good support system. Once again thanks!

  2. Eric says:

    Jamie – I finally got a chance to listen to this podcast, and have some info on web-based ECG learning.

    One that I just found & started using is http://ecg.bidmc.harvard.edu/maven/mavenmain.asp

    It’s fairly advanced, but a great tool for those already familiar with reading ECG’s.

    There’s another one called Twelve Lead Dx, but I’m not sure it’s still available on the web. I have it loaded on one of our work computers, and I’ll take a look & see if I can send it via e-mail.

    One thing to remember about Coumadin is that it should elevate your level of suspicion for hidden trauma, especially in ground level falls with head injuries.

    Great job, as usual.
    Eric

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