Access to high-quality emergency care in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) is lacking. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has the potential to significantly improve emergency care in LMICs. Rapid remote education is the key.
Advanced airway management is a fundamental component of advanced pre-hospital care. What are the main factors for the decision of performing intubation?
The ESA's Lunar Evacuation System Assembly is designed to rescue astronauts on the moon. Could this stretchers be used also on Mars in the future?
Shock is a condition that occurs due to insufficiency of blood flow in the body. It is a life-threatening condition that warrants immediate interventions and life-saving techniques.
Assaulted ambulance crew. First responders and paramedics are used to manage such situations, but when a group of drunk people armed with sticks comes at you aggressively, there is no chance to be "heroes".
Paramedics and EMTs may happen to deal with a bomb blast, which can be a consequence of terroristic attacks or incidents. However, EMS providers must be careful and ready to face the worst!
The 5 most interesting emergency and healthcare job positions of this month on Emergency Live. Our selection can help you to reach the life you want as an emergency operator.
Stabbing is a difficult scenario to face. EMS providers must evaluate carefully the situation and aim to be supported by the police. Paramedics and EMTs behaviour is very important to operate in safety and without being injured.
It's easy losing the ambulance control when the driver exaggerated with the waking hours, even the most expert paramedics. The best way to avoid dozing off? Leaving another colleague drive.