Med-Math-3D1-202x300EMS Compass program kicks off, helicopter transport lawsuits, new Washington State community paramedic programs, and we’ll look at the advantages of longer EMS cardiac arrest resuscitation efforts. If that’s what you’re looking for, you found it, right here on this week’s episode of the MedicCast.

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MedicCast Episode 438

Good 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 you to this week’s show. In this week’s EMS news items we’ll start off looking at a new federal initiative from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) through a cooperative agreement with the National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO)to come up with national EMS standards for systems.

Then in this week’s special tip segment from the Physio-Control podcast studio at EMS Today earlier this year we have Dr. Brent Myers talking about Wake County, North Carolina’s extended resuscitation efforts and the results they have with patient survival. Can your system replicate their results? We’ll find out later in the show after the news.

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EMS News

EMS Compass Initiative Develops National Standards

More EMS Helicopter Transport Lawsuits

Washington State Community Paramedic Initiatives

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Tip of the Week: Using Prolonged Resuscitation Attempts in EMS

EMSToday-Myers-screenshotDr. Myers talked at the EMS Today conference about his system’s policy of extending cardiac arrest resuscitation efforts beyond the industry standard of twenty minutes. With high quality CPR, therapeutic hypothermia and other interventions, patients recovering from extended resuscitation attempts are having amazing outcomes and deserve our full attention to their care during resuscitation. Check out this segment from EMS Today and thanks again to Physio-Control, EMS Today and JEMS for having our podcast studio in their exhibit hall.

Thanks again to Physio-Control, EMS Today and JEMS for having our podcast studio in their exhibit hall. Find all the segments we shot from the conference here and at the ProMed Network at blog.ProMedNetwork.com.

Links:

EMS Today site

Physio-Control site

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