EMS-Critical Care Paramedic Articles

Article Name

3-3-2 Rule
Abciximab
Abdominal Exam
Abdominal Thrust Maneuver (Heimlich)
Abnormal Respirations
Abuse and Neglect
Acetaminophen Toxicity
Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors (Sarin, Soman, VX) Toxicity
Active Shooter Response
Active Tuberculosis
Acute and Chronic Thermal Burn Evaluation and Management
Acute Ankle Sprain
Acute Compartment Syndrome
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Eclampsia
Acute Myocardial Infarction
Acute Myocardial Infarction ST Elevation (STEMI)
Acute Pneumothorax Evaluation and Treatment
Acute Renal Colic
Acute Stroke (Cerebrovascular Accident)
Adenosine
Advance Directives
Aeromedical Transport
Aerospace, Assessment Of Fitness For Duty
Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Airway Foreign Bodies
Airway Management
Airway Monitoring
Airway Obstruction
Airway, Assessment
Albuterol
Alcohol Sanitizer
Alcohol Use Disorder
Alcohol Withdrawal
Alkali Toxicity
Alkalosis
Allen Test
Allergic And Environmental Induced Asthma
Amiodarone
Ammonia Toxicity
Amphetamine Toxicity
Anaphylaxis
Anatomy, Abdomen and Pelvis, Inguinal (Crural, Pouparts) Ligament
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Extensor Hallucis Longus Muscle
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Leg Bones
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Cerebral Blood Flow
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Cricoid Cartilage
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Trachea Epiglottic Vallecula
Anatomy, Patient Positioning
Anatomy, Thorax, Heart
Anatomy, Thorax, Ribs
Anatomy, Thorax, Subclavian Veins
Anatomy, Thorax, Xiphoid Process
Anoxia (Hypoxic Hypoxia)
Anterior Epistaxis Nasal Pack
Anterior Hip (Femur) Dislocation
Anteroseptal Myocardial Infarction
Antiarrhythmic Medications
Anticholinergic Toxicity
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Trauma
APGAR Score
Arsenic (Arsine) Toxicity
Arterial Blood Gas
Aspiration Pneumonia
Asthma
Asthma Medication in Children
Asthma Medications
Asystole
Atelectasis
Atrial Fibrillation (A Fib)
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Tachycardia
Atrioventricular Block
Atrioventricular Block Second-Degree
Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry Tachycardia (AVNRT)
Atropine
Automatic Internal Cardiac Defibrillator
AVPU (Alert, Voice, Pain, Unresponsive)
Bacterial Pneumonia
Bag Mask Ventilation (Bag Valve Mask, BVM)
Barbiturate Toxicity
Barbiturates
Barotrauma
Basilar Skull Fractures
Battle Sign
Benzodiazepine Toxicity
Beta 2 Agonists
Beta-Blocker Toxicity
Biochemistry, Myoglobin
Biologic Warfare Agent Toxicity
Biologic, Chemical, and Radiation Terrorism Review
Blast Injuries
Bleach Toxicity
Blood Donation
Blood Pressure Measurement
Blood Transfusion
Blunt Abdominal Trauma
Blunt Cardiac Injury
Blunt Force Trauma
Blunt Head Trauma
Bowel, Obstruction Large
Brain Death Criteria
Brain Herniation
Brain Trauma
Bronchodilators
Burn Evaluation And Management
Burn Resuscitation And Management
Burns Classification
Capnography And Pulse Oximetry
Carbamate Toxicity
Carbon Dioxide Detector
Carbon Monoxide Toxicity
Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac Catheterization, Risks and Complications
Cardiac Enzymes
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiac Trauma
Cardioembolic Stroke
Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema
Cardiogenic Shock
Cardiopulmonary Arrest
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Cardiovascular Disease
Cardioversion, Pharmacological
Central Line Management
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke)
Cervical (Whiplash) Sprain
Cervical Injury
Change In Mental Status
Chemical Burns
Chest Pain
Chest Trauma
Chest Tube
Cheyne Stokes Respirations
Child Abuse and Neglect
Child Physical Abuse And Neglect
Chlorine Gas Toxicity
Cholinergic Toxicity
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Compensatory Measure
Chronic Pain Syndrome
Clomipramine
Cocaine
Cocaine Toxicity
Codeine
Coma
Commotio Cordis
Community-Acquired Pneumonia
Competency and Capacity
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Cooling Techniques For Hyperthermia
Cricothyrotomy (Cricothyroidotomy)
Crystalloid Fluids
Cushing Reflex
Cyanide Toxicity
Cyanosis
Death and Dying
Decompression Sickness (DCS, Bends, Caisson Disease)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Of The Lower Extremity
Defibrillation
Diaphragm Rupture
Diaphyseal Femur Fracture
Digit Amputation
Digit Replantation
Digoxin Toxicity
Diltiazem
Diphenhydramine
Disaster Planning
Distal Radius Fractures
Distributive Shock
Do Not Resuscitate (DNR)
Dobutamine
Domestic Violence
Dopamine
Dose Calculation
Drowning
Drug and Alcohol Use
ECG T Wave
Egophony
Electrical Alternans
Electrical Burns
Electrocardiogram
EMS, Air Medical Transport
EMS, Altitude Related Conditions and Treatment
EMS, Asphyxiation And Other Gas And Fire Hazards
EMS, Bone Immobilization
EMS, Capacity And Competence
EMS, Care In A Hostile Environment
EMS, Casualty Evacuation
EMS, Catastrophic Events
EMS, Catastrophic State And Federal Assets
EMS, Chest Injury
EMS, Clinical Diagnosis Without The Use Of A Thermometer
EMS, Confined Space Care
EMS, Crash Site Responsibility
EMS, Crime Scene Responsibility
EMS, Criteria For Disaster Declaration
EMS, Disaster Planning And Operations
EMS, Disordered Sleep And Work Schedule
EMS, Documentation
EMS, Emergency Incident Rehabilitation
EMS, Evacuation Triage
EMS, Facilitated Intubation Without Paralytics
EMS, Field Identification Of CHF
EMS, Field Identification Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
EMS, Field Intubation
EMS, Flight Barotrauma
EMS, Flight Stressors and Corrective Action
EMS, Gaining Access and Extrication
EMS, Hazardous Waste Response
EMS, Helicopter EMS (HEMS) Activation
EMS, Immobilization (Seated and Supine)
EMS, Improvised Explosive Devices And Terrorist Activity
EMS, Incident Command
EMS, Incident Command System (ICS)
EMS, Left Ventricular Assist Device Management
EMS, Legal and Ethical Issues
EMS, Lights And Sirens
EMS, Mass Casualty Management
EMS, Mass Casualty Response
EMS, Mass Casualty Triage
EMS, Medical Oversight Of Systems
EMS, Methods To Cool A Patient In The Field
EMS, Pediatric Transport Safety and Secondary Transport
EMS, Physician Training And Drills In Disaster Response
EMS, Pneumothorax
EMS, Pneumothorax IdentificationWithout Ancillary Testing
EMS, Portable Ventilator Management
EMS, Pre-Arrival Instructions
EMS, Prehospital Administration Of Thrombolytics For STEMI
EMS, Prehospital CPAP Devices
EMS, Prehospital Deliveries
EMS, Pre-Hospital Evaluation and Treatment of Asthma in Children
EMS, Pros And Cons Of Drug-Assisted Intubation
EMS, Provider Health And Wellness
EMS, Public Access To Defibrillation
EMS, Quality Improvement Programs
EMS, Remote Assessment
EMS, Resuscitation During Contamination While Wearing PPE
EMS, Reverse Triage
EMS, Tactical Care and Evacuation Under Fire
EMS, Tactical Combat Casualty Care
EMS, Tactical Medical Threat Assessment and Protection
EMS, Tactical, Movement Techniques (Concealment, Fatal Funnel, Stack, Wedge, and Pie)
EMS, Tactical, Personal, Patient, and Team Safety
EMS, Termination Of Resuscitation And Pronouncement of Death
EMS, Terrorism Response
EMS, Ultrasound Use
EMS, Utilization Of Electrocardiogram (ECG) In The Field
EMS, Weapons Of Mass Destruction And Related Injury
EMS, Zones of Care
End of Life
Epinephrine
Epistaxis (Nose Bleed)
Essential Hypertension
Ethylene Glycol Toxicity
Evidence Collection
External Pacemaker
Fatal Accidents
Febrile Seizure
Femur Immobilization
Fentanyl
First Degree Burn
First Degree Heart Block
Flail Chest
Fluid Management
Fluid Resuscitation
Flumazenil
Fracture, Le Fort
Frostbite
Functional Abdominal Pain In Children
Furosemide
Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate (GHB, "G", Liquid X, Liquid E, Juice, Mils, Fantasy) Toxicity
Gas Laws and Clinical Application
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Glasgow Coma Scale
Good Samaritan Laws
Hand Splint
Hand Washing (Hand Hygiene)
Head Trauma
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Heat Stroke
Helicobacter Pylori
Hemoptysis (Pulmonary Hemorrhage)
Hemorrhage
Hemorrhage Control
Hemorrhagic Shock
Hemothorax
Henry's Law
Heparin
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Heroin
Heroin Toxicity
Herpes Simplex Neonatorum
High Altitude Cardiopulmonary Diseases
High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE)
High Altitude Oxygenation
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
HIV Antiretroviral Therapy
HIV Disease
Hospice Appropriate Diagnoses
Hospice Care
Human Insulin
Human Trafficking
Hydromorphone
Hymenoptera Stings (Bee, Vespids and Ants)
Hyperbaric Management Of Frostbite
Hyperbaric, Cyanide Toxicity
Hypercapnea
Hyperglycemia
Hyperkalemia
Hypertensive Urgency
Hypertonic Fluids
Hypocarbia
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypothermia
Hypovolemic Shock
Ideal Gas Behavior
Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy
Implantable Defibrillator
Increased Intracranial Pressure
Infant Apnea
Informed Consent
Inhalation Injury
Inotropes And Vasopressors
Insect Bites
Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
Intracranial Hemorrhage
Intracranial Hypertension
Intubation Endotracheal Tube Medications
Ipecac
Ipratropium
Isoproterenol
Junctional Rhythm
Kidney Trauma
Labetalol
Laryngeal Mask Airway
Latex Allergy
Lidocaine
Lidocaine Toxicity
Lightning Injuries
Loop Diuretics
Lung Exam
Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)
Malignant Hypertension
Malignant Hyperthermia
Mania
Mannitol
Marijuana Toxicity
Massive Transfusion
MAST Pants
Mechanical Ventilation
Meconium
Mediastinal Trauma
Medical Error
Medical Error Prevention
Medical Ethics
Medical History
Meningitis
Meningitis, Bacterial
Menorrhagia
Meperidine
Methamphetamine
Methamphetamine Toxicity
Methanol Toxicity
Methemoglobinemia
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
Midazolam
Morphine
Motion Sickness
Motor Vehicle Collisions (MVCs)
Multifocal Atrial Tachycardia (MAT)
Mushroom Toxicity
Myocardial Infarction
Myocardial Infarction Serum Markers
Myocardial Infarction, Inferior
Myocardial Infarction, Post Infarct Ventricular Septal Rupture
Naloxone
Naltrexone
Napalm Toxicity
Nasopharyngeal Airway
Nasotracheal Intubation
Neck Trauma
Necrotizing Fasciitis
Nerve Agents
Neurogenic Shock
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
Nitrates
Nitroglycerin
Nitrous Oxide
Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
Norepinephrine
NPH Insulin
Opioid Addiction
Opioid Analgesics
Opioid Antagonists
Opioid Overdose
Opioid Toxicity
Opioid Withdrawal
Organophosphate Toxicity
Organophosphates
Oropharyngeal Airway
Orthostasis
Orthostatic Hypotension
Oxygen Saturation
Oxygen Toxicity
Pacemaker
Pacemaker Indications
Palliative Care
Palpitations
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
Paroxysmal Supraventricular (PSVT)
Patient Confidentiality
Patient Rights
Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome)
Pediatric Dehydration
Pediatric Head Trauma
Pediatric Spine Trauma
Pelvic Fracture
Penetrating Abdominal Trauma
Penetrating Chest Trauma
Percutaneous Central Catheter (PICC)
Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA)
Pericardial Effusion
Pericardiocentesis
Peripheral Pulse
Phantom Limb Pain
Phencyclidine (PCP) Toxicity
Phenylephrine
Physiology, Acid Base Balance
Physiology, Afterload Reduction
Physiology, Autonomic Nervous System
Physiology, Blood Pressure Age Related Changes
Physiology, Body Fluids
Physiology, Boyle's Law
Physiology, Cardiac
Physiology, Central Venous Pressure
Physiology, Clotting Mechanism
Physiology, Edema
Physiology, Heart Sounds
Physiology, Korotkoff Sound
Physiology, Mean Arterial Pressure
Physiology, Myocardial Oxygen Demand
Physiology, Oxyhemoglobin Dissociation Curve
Physiology, Pulmonary, Ventilation and Perfusion
Physiology, Pulse Pressure
Physiology, Respiratory Acidosis
Physiology, Respiratory Alkalosis
Physiology, Respiratory Drive
Physiology, Respiratory Rate
Physiology, Temperature Regulation
Physiology, Tidal Volume
Plasma Glucose
Pleural Effusion
Pneumocystis (Carinii) Jiroveci Pneumonia
Pneumonia, Ventilator-associated
Pneumothorax
Pneumothorax, Iatrogenic
Pneumothorax, Spontaneous
Poison Control In The United States
Positive End-Expiratory Pressure (PEEP)
Post Resuscitation Management
Potassium
Power of Attorney
Precordial Thump
Pregnancy Trauma
Premature Ventricular Contraction (PVC)
Preterm Labor
Prochlorperazine
Pulmonary Infarction
Pulse Oximetry
Pulseless Electrical Activity
Pulsus Paradoxus
Pupillary Light Reflex
Purpura Fulminans
Pursed-lip Breathing
Raccoon Sign
Radiation Syndrome
Rattle Snake Toxicity
Recognizing Alcohol and Drug Impairment in the Workplace in Florida
Red Man Syndrome
Respiratory Failure
Retrognathia
Rhabdomyolysis
Rhythm, QT Prolongation
Rib Fracture
Right Heart Failure
Right Ventricular Myocardial Infarction
Rule of Nines
Salicylates Toxicity
Salicylic Acid (Aspirin)
Saphenous Vein Cutdown
Scaphoid Wrist Fracture
Schizophrenia
Seat Belt Injuries
Seizure
Seizure, Postictal State
Septic Shock (Sepsis)
Shock
Shock Resuscitation
Shoulder Dislocations Overview
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Silent Myocardial Ischemia
Simple Partial Seizure
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Node Dysfunction
Skin (Integument) Antiseptics
Spinal Shock
Splenic Injury
Splenic Trauma
Sports Participation Evaluation
ST Segment
Status Asthmaticus
Status Epilepticus
Strangulation Injuries
Stridor
Stroke Center Certification
Succinylcholine Chloride
Sudden Cardiac Death
Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
Surfactant
Surgical Airway Suctioning
Surgical Fire Safety
Sympathomimetic Toxicity
Synchronized Electrical Cardioversion
Syncope
Tachypnea
Thermal Burns
Third-Degree Atrioventricular Block
Thoracentesis
Tissue Plasminogen Activator
Tooth Avulsed
Torsade de Pointes
Tort
TPA Therapy
Tracheal Injury
Tracheal Intubation Medications
Trauma Primary Survey
Tricyclic Antidepressant Toxicity
Tuberculosis
Umbilical Cord Prolapse
Umbilical Vein Catheterization
Uncal Herniation
Unconscious Patient
Universal Precautions
Unstable Angina
Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Urinary Tract Infection
Valsalva Maneuver
Variable Decelerations
Vasopressin (Antidiuretic Hormone, ADH)
Vasovagal Episode
Vecuronium
Venous Gas Embolism
Ventilation Assist Control
Ventilator Management
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT, V Tach)
Verapamil
Viral Meningitis
V-Series (Ve, Vg, Vm, Vx) Toxicity
Warfarin
Wheat Allergy
Wheezing
Zika Virus