12-Lead EKG Guidelines

BLS providers can obtain and transmit a 12-lead once they have received VBEMS-specific training and (approval); and in accordance with the following TEMS protocols: Adult and/or Pediatric Bradycardia Adult and/or Pediatric Tachycardia (stable) ROSC Altered Mental Status Breathing Difficulty Cerebral Vascular Accident Chest Pain / AMI / ACS Dialysis...

Can We Start IVs in the Foot?

A question commonly arises about whether or not we are able to start IVs in a patient’s foot.  We have received guidance from our OMD, Dr. Stewart Martin, and want to share it with you. IVs in the foot/lower extremity are supposed to be rare.  It is highly unusual...