Mechanical and manual CPR, high quality compressions and educating providers to perform good CPR. If that’s what you’re looking for, you found it on this week’s episode of the MedicCast.

MedicCast Episode 311

CPRinAmbo_smGood day and welcome to this week’s episode of the MedicCast. I’m your host Jamie Davis the Podmedic and I’d like to welcome all of you to the program this week. In this special episode segment from EMS World Expo in the Physio-Control Podcast Studio, host Jamie Davis is joined by Dr. Jeff Elder from New Orleans EMS, Karen Wojcik, clinical educator from Physio-Control. Along with these two esteemed panelists, author and educator Stephen Rahm (@StephenRahm on Twitter) and Scott Kier from join the discussion. This panel comes together to talk about the importance of rapid recognition of cardiac arrest, CPR and high quality compressions.  Find more at

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EMS World Expo 2012

Physio-ControlThis episode was recorded in the Physio-Control podcast studio at EMS World Expo 2012 in New Orleans. Along with many of the EMS podcasts from the ProMed Network, the MedicCast was able to interview special guests and bring coverage of the Expo to the entire audience. I do want to thank Physio-Control for sponsoring our ProMed Network podcast studio at this event.


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Scott Kier is the author of the Medic SBK blog at


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