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EMS Needle Decompression Tips

New Microwave Medic covering needle decompression of tension pneumothorax. This 10 minute video talks about signs, symptoms, landmarks and procedures for treating a tension pneumothorax. Does your EMS agency use a commercial device to perform needle decompression or are you still doing it the old fashioned way? [jwplayer mediaid=”4473″]      

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Preventing Artifact On Your EKG’s

Reading EKG’s is skill that is hard enough in a nice still cardiology office. But it can be even harder in the back of a moving ambulance. This Microwave Medic installment gives some EMS based advice on preventing artifact in your EKG’s. Electrode Placement http://www.mikecowley.co.uk/leads.htm Artifact causes http://www.general-devices.com/rx-ecg-artifact Do you prep the skin before applying […]

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