Tactical Medical Emergency Protocols for Special Operations Advanced Tactical Practitioners (ATPs)

Tactical Medical Emergency Protocols for Special Operations Advanced Tactical Practitioners (ATPs)

Management of medical emergencies is best accomplished by appropriately trained physicians in an Emergency Department setting. Special Operations Combat Medics (SOCMs), however, may often find themselves in austere tactical environments where evacuation of a teammate to an MTF for a medical emergency would entail either significant delays to treatment or compromise the unit’s mission. Although […]

The Street Officer's Guide to Emergency Medical Tactics

The Street Officer’s Guide to Emergency Medical Tactics

In this important field guide, experienced law enforcement officer and Emergency Medical Service professional Lt. Eric M. Dickinson shares immediate-action insights for dealing with a variety of serious medical issues in an understandable, practical fashion. Also includes discussion of tactics and hierarchy of considerations & action when forced to work in an immediately threatening environment.

National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards: Emergency Medical Technician Instructional Guidelines - Airway Management, Shock and Resuscitation, Trauma, EMS Operations

National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards: Emergency Medical Technician Instructional Guidelines – Airway Management, Shock and Resuscitation, Trauma, EMS Operations

National EMS Education Standards and Instructional Guidelines – Completed in 2009, the National EMS Education Standards (the Standards) represents yet another step toward realizing the vision of the 1996 EMS Agenda for the Future, as articulated in the 2000 EMS Education Agenda for the Future: A Systems Approach. The Standards define the minimal entry-level educational […]

Handbook of First Aid and Emergency Care, Revised Edition

Handbook of First Aid and Emergency Care, Revised Edition

How to use this book When a medical emergency strikes, what you do can mean the difference between life and death. The American Medical Association Handbook of First Aid and Emergency Care, Revised Edition, gives you all the information you need–quickly, easily, clearly–so that you can make the difference. Key features include the most up-to-date […]

Routine Pre-Admission Screening for a Medical Illness in Aggressive Patients Who Required Sedation in the Emergency Department--Necessary Or Not?(Report)

Routine Pre-Admission Screening for a Medical Illness in Aggressive Patients Who Required Sedation in the Emergency Department–Necessary Or Not?(Report)

Aggression is defined as any verbal, non-verbal or physical behaviour that threatens or harms others or property. (1) Aggression can be a symptom of a psychiatric illness or a medical illness. (2,3) Psychiatric symptoms can be caused by a medical illness, (4-8) occur coincidentally with a medical illness (7,9) or be a consequence of a […]