Heart attack symptoms: Why it's so easy to overlook signs of the deadly condition
A HEART attack doesn't have to be a dramatic occurrence, although the damage is really real. Sometimes, the symptoms of the life-threatening condition may appear inconsequential. Which signs are you likely to dismiss? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol symptoms: The warning sign in your hearing that could signal high levels
HIGH cholesterol can hike your risk of having a heart attack so it is vital that you reduce high levels of the fatty substance. High cholesterol is usually symptomless but a sign in your ears bucks this trend. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Benjamin de Rothschild dies of heart attack at 57
News, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the worldʼs leading global business publication (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Time to Angioplasty Is Crucial for Better Heart Attack Outcomes
Title: Time to Angioplasty Is Crucial for Better Heart Attack OutcomesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - January 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Be Part of the Solution: Vax Up!
JEMS proudly gives two thumbs up to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS, which, in partnership with the Mentor Fire Department, created an outstanding “Vax Up” edition of their “Be Part of the Solution” public service announcement (PSA) series. The Division of EMS created, and is encouraging distribution, of this PSA as a resource to encourage EMS providers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, to highlight the importance of vaccination to all public safety personnel and to the community, and to encourage the populations in the upcoming phases of the vaccination plan to be immunized ...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: Commentary Coronavirus Spotlight EMS EMT Medicine Paramedic Source Type: news

Be Part of the Solution: Vax Up!
JEMS proudly gives two thumbs up to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS, which, in partnership with the Mentor Fire Department, created an outstanding “Vax Up” edition of their “Be Part of the Solution” public service announcement (PSA) series. The Division of EMS created, and is encouraging distribution, of this PSA as a resource to encourage EMS providers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, to highlight the importance of vaccination to all public safety personnel and to the community, and to encourage the populations in the upcoming phases of the vaccination plan to be immunized ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: Commentary Coronavirus Spotlight EMS EMT Medicine Paramedic Source Type: news

Be Part of the Solution: Vax Up!
JEMS proudly gives two thumbs up to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS, which, in partnership with the Mentor Fire Department, created an outstanding “Vax Up” edition of their “Be Part of the Solution” public service announcement (PSA) series. The Division of EMS created, and is encouraging distribution, of this PSA as a resource to encourage EMS providers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, to highlight the importance of vaccination to all public safety personnel and to the community, and to encourage the populations in the upcoming phases of the vaccination plan to be immunized ...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: Commentary Coronavirus Spotlight EMS EMT Medicine Paramedic Source Type: news

Be Part of the Solution: Vax Up!
JEMS proudly gives two thumbs up to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS, which, in partnership with the Mentor Fire Department, created an outstanding “Vax Up” edition of their “Be Part of the Solution” public service announcement (PSA) series. The Division of EMS created, and is encouraging distribution, of this PSA as a resource to encourage EMS providers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, to highlight the importance of vaccination to all public safety personnel and to the community, and to encourage the populations in the upcoming phases of the vaccination plan to be immunized ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: Commentary Coronavirus Spotlight EMS EMT Medicine Paramedic Source Type: news

Be Part of the Solution: Vax Up!
JEMS proudly gives two thumbs up to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS, which, in partnership with the Mentor Fire Department, created an outstanding “Vax Up” edition of their “Be Part of the Solution” public service announcement (PSA) series. The Division of EMS created, and is encouraging distribution, of this PSA as a resource to encourage EMS providers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, to highlight the importance of vaccination to all public safety personnel and to the community, and to encourage the populations in the upcoming phases of the vaccination plan to be immunized ...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: Commentary Coronavirus Spotlight EMS EMT Medicine Paramedic Source Type: news

Be Part of the Solution: Vax Up!
JEMS proudly gives two thumbs up to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS, which, in partnership with the Mentor Fire Department, created an outstanding “Vax Up” edition of their “Be Part of the Solution” public service announcement (PSA) series. The Division of EMS created, and is encouraging distribution, of this PSA as a resource to encourage EMS providers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, to highlight the importance of vaccination to all public safety personnel and to the community, and to encourage the populations in the upcoming phases of the vaccination plan to be immunized ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: Commentary Coronavirus Spotlight EMS EMT Medicine Paramedic Source Type: news

Time to Angioplasty Is Crucial for Better Heart Attack Outcomes
  THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2021 -- When a heart attack begins, the time it takes until the blockage in a coronary artery is cleared is critical in preventing further damage to the heart, a new study warns. The amount of damage is directly related... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Symptom-to-Balloon Time Linked to Infarct Size in STEMI
THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2021 -- For patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (pPCI), symptom-to-balloon time (SBT), but not door-to-balloon time (DBT), is associated with... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Heart attack: Experiencing heartburn could be an indication of a silent heart attack
HEART attack: Silent heart attacks are more common than one may think, and they can happen without the victim realising it. Feeling a certain burning sensation could be a warning not to ignore. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Identifying an Acute Coronary Syndrome: Part 1
There are more than eight million cardiac calls that arrive to the hospital in the United States each year. Nearly one million of the cases may have an acute coronary syndrome. About a third of those cases will have a myocardial infarction. Here’s a refresher on how we as EMS providers can play a role in saving lives. Read the original JEMS manuscript here! Previous: Identify the ECG rhythm before you use adenosine, not the other way around. The post Identifying an Acute Coronary Syndrome: Part 1 appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership)
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 11, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Cardiac Arrest Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Identifying an Acute Coronary Syndrome: Part 1
There are more than eight million cardiac calls that arrive to the hospital in the United States each year. Nearly one million of the cases may have an acute coronary syndrome. About a third of those cases will have a myocardial infarction. Here’s a refresher on how we as EMS providers can play a role in saving lives. Read the original JEMS manuscript here! Previous: Identify the ECG rhythm before you use adenosine, not the other way around. The post Identifying an Acute Coronary Syndrome: Part 1 appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Special Topics)
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 11, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Cardiac Arrest Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Identifying an Acute Coronary Syndrome: Part 1
There are more than eight million cardiac calls that arrive to the hospital in the United States each year. Nearly one million of the cases may have an acute coronary syndrome. About a third of those cases will have a myocardial infarction. Here’s a refresher on how we as EMS providers can play a role in saving lives. Read the original JEMS manuscript here! Previous: Identify the ECG rhythm before you use adenosine, not the other way around. The post Identifying an Acute Coronary Syndrome: Part 1 appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Operations)
Source: JEMS Operations - January 11, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Cardiac Arrest Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Identifying an Acute Coronary Syndrome: Part 1
There are more than eight million cardiac calls that arrive to the hospital in the United States each year. Nearly one million of the cases may have an acute coronary syndrome. About a third of those cases will have a myocardial infarction. Here’s a refresher on how we as EMS providers can play a role in saving lives. Read the original JEMS manuscript here! Previous: Identify the ECG rhythm before you use adenosine, not the other way around. The post Identifying an Acute Coronary Syndrome: Part 1 appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News)
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 11, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Cardiac Arrest Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Identifying an Acute Coronary Syndrome: Part 1
There are more than eight million cardiac calls that arrive to the hospital in the United States each year. Nearly one million of the cases may have an acute coronary syndrome. About a third of those cases will have a myocardial infarction. Here’s a refresher on how we as EMS providers can play a role in saving lives. Read the original JEMS manuscript here! Previous: Identify the ECG rhythm before you use adenosine, not the other way around. The post Identifying an Acute Coronary Syndrome: Part 1 appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Latest News)
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 11, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Cardiac Arrest Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Identifying an Acute Coronary Syndrome: Part 1
There are more than eight million cardiac calls that arrive to the hospital in the United States each year. Nearly one million of the cases may have an acute coronary syndrome. About a third of those cases will have a myocardial infarction. Here’s a refresher on how we as EMS providers can play a role in saving lives. Read the original JEMS manuscript here! Previous: Identify the ECG rhythm before you use adenosine, not the other way around. The post Identifying an Acute Coronary Syndrome: Part 1 appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Patient Care)
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 11, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Cardiac Arrest Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: Profuse sweating is a sign of the deadly condition - what to do
A HEART attack could be ignored as something inconsequential, if you're not aware of the signs. Left unchecked, more of the heart muscle can become damaged leading to fatal consequences. What are the symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marion County (WV) Rescue Squad Honored for Heart Patient Transport Times
Eddie Trizzino Times West Virginian, Fairmont (MCT) When an individual is having a heart attack, every second matters in getting them treated to ensure they will not only survive, but maintain a healthy heart after their trauma. For a few months this past summer, the Marion County Rescue Squad could not transfer patients to an emergency department within Marion County, after Fairmont Regional Medical Center closed in May. Michael Angelucci, administrator of the Marion County Rescue Squad, in some cases, this added up to 30 minutes to a patient’s transport to a hospital. ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 6, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation News News Feed Patient Care Cardiac Arrest West Virginia Source Type: news

Marion County (WV) Rescue Squad Honored for Heart Patient Transport Times
Eddie Trizzino Times West Virginian, Fairmont (MCT) When an individual is having a heart attack, every second matters in getting them treated to ensure they will not only survive, but maintain a healthy heart after their trauma. For a few months this past summer, the Marion County Rescue Squad could not transfer patients to an emergency department within Marion County, after Fairmont Regional Medical Center closed in May. Michael Angelucci, administrator of the Marion County Rescue Squad, in some cases, this added up to 30 minutes to a patient’s transport to a hospital. ...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 6, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation News News Feed Patient Care Cardiac Arrest West Virginia Source Type: news

Marion County (WV) Rescue Squad Honored for Heart Patient Transport Times
Eddie Trizzino Times West Virginian, Fairmont (MCT) When an individual is having a heart attack, every second matters in getting them treated to ensure they will not only survive, but maintain a healthy heart after their trauma. For a few months this past summer, the Marion County Rescue Squad could not transfer patients to an emergency department within Marion County, after Fairmont Regional Medical Center closed in May. Michael Angelucci, administrator of the Marion County Rescue Squad, in some cases, this added up to 30 minutes to a patient’s transport to a hospital. ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 6, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation News News Feed Patient Care Cardiac Arrest West Virginia Source Type: news

Marion County (WV) Rescue Squad Honored for Heart Patient Transport Times
Eddie Trizzino Times West Virginian, Fairmont (MCT) When an individual is having a heart attack, every second matters in getting them treated to ensure they will not only survive, but maintain a healthy heart after their trauma. For a few months this past summer, the Marion County Rescue Squad could not transfer patients to an emergency department within Marion County, after Fairmont Regional Medical Center closed in May. Michael Angelucci, administrator of the Marion County Rescue Squad, in some cases, this added up to 30 minutes to a patient’s transport to a hospital. ...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 6, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation News News Feed Patient Care Cardiac Arrest West Virginia Source Type: news

Marion County (WV) Rescue Squad Honored for Heart Patient Transport Times
Eddie Trizzino Times West Virginian, Fairmont (MCT) When an individual is having a heart attack, every second matters in getting them treated to ensure they will not only survive, but maintain a healthy heart after their trauma. For a few months this past summer, the Marion County Rescue Squad could not transfer patients to an emergency department within Marion County, after Fairmont Regional Medical Center closed in May. Michael Angelucci, administrator of the Marion County Rescue Squad, in some cases, this added up to 30 minutes to a patient’s transport to a hospital. ...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 6, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation News News Feed Patient Care Cardiac Arrest West Virginia Source Type: news

Marion County (WV) Rescue Squad Honored for Heart Patient Transport Times
Eddie Trizzino Times West Virginian, Fairmont (MCT) When an individual is having a heart attack, every second matters in getting them treated to ensure they will not only survive, but maintain a healthy heart after their trauma. For a few months this past summer, the Marion County Rescue Squad could not transfer patients to an emergency department within Marion County, after Fairmont Regional Medical Center closed in May. Michael Angelucci, administrator of the Marion County Rescue Squad, in some cases, this added up to 30 minutes to a patient’s transport to a hospital. ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 6, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation News News Feed Patient Care Cardiac Arrest West Virginia Source Type: news

Heart attack: Sour taste in the mouth, jaw pain or gum disease could be warning signs
HEART attacks occur when an artery supplying your heart with blood and oxygen becomes blocked. Fatty deposits build up over time, forming plaques in your heart's arteries. The mouth could hold unusual clues pertaining to your risk of the deadly condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Approaches in Prehospital Sepsis Screening
Discussion In the United States, sepsis is one of the leading causes of death, which requires timely identification and proper treatment (CDC, 2019; Guerra et al., 2020; Polito et al., 2015). Based upon a review of literature conducted from 2014 to 2018, the primary investigators could locate five prehospital EMS screening tools to assist EMS providers in identifying at-risk sepsis patients. The researchers explored how the modified SIRS and qSOFA scoring systems were used in hospital settings in addition to these five prehospital EMS screening tools. The Bas 90-30-90, Guerra, PRESEP, PRESS, and Robson tools have ove...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Exclusives Patient Care EMS EMT Paramedic Prehospital Sepsis Source Type: news

Approaches in Prehospital Sepsis Screening
Discussion In the United States, sepsis is one of the leading causes of death, which requires timely identification and proper treatment (CDC, 2019; Guerra et al., 2020; Polito et al., 2015). Based upon a review of literature conducted from 2014 to 2018, the primary investigators could locate five prehospital EMS screening tools to assist EMS providers in identifying at-risk sepsis patients. The researchers explored how the modified SIRS and qSOFA scoring systems were used in hospital settings in addition to these five prehospital EMS screening tools. The Bas 90-30-90, Guerra, PRESEP, PRESS, and Robson tools have ove...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Exclusives Patient Care EMS EMT Paramedic Prehospital Sepsis Source Type: news

Approaches in Prehospital Sepsis Screening
Discussion In the United States, sepsis is one of the leading causes of death, which requires timely identification and proper treatment (CDC, 2019; Guerra et al., 2020; Polito et al., 2015). Based upon a review of literature conducted from 2014 to 2018, the primary investigators could locate five prehospital EMS screening tools to assist EMS providers in identifying at-risk sepsis patients. The researchers explored how the modified SIRS and qSOFA scoring systems were used in hospital settings in addition to these five prehospital EMS screening tools. The Bas 90-30-90, Guerra, PRESEP, PRESS, and Robson tools have ove...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Exclusives Patient Care EMS EMT Paramedic Prehospital Sepsis Source Type: news

Approaches in Prehospital Sepsis Screening
Discussion In the United States, sepsis is one of the leading causes of death, which requires timely identification and proper treatment (CDC, 2019; Guerra et al., 2020; Polito et al., 2015). Based upon a review of literature conducted from 2014 to 2018, the primary investigators could locate five prehospital EMS screening tools to assist EMS providers in identifying at-risk sepsis patients. The researchers explored how the modified SIRS and qSOFA scoring systems were used in hospital settings in addition to these five prehospital EMS screening tools. The Bas 90-30-90, Guerra, PRESEP, PRESS, and Robson tools have ove...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Exclusives Patient Care EMS EMT Paramedic Prehospital Sepsis Source Type: news

Approaches in Prehospital Sepsis Screening
Discussion In the United States, sepsis is one of the leading causes of death, which requires timely identification and proper treatment (CDC, 2019; Guerra et al., 2020; Polito et al., 2015). Based upon a review of literature conducted from 2014 to 2018, the primary investigators could locate five prehospital EMS screening tools to assist EMS providers in identifying at-risk sepsis patients. The researchers explored how the modified SIRS and qSOFA scoring systems were used in hospital settings in addition to these five prehospital EMS screening tools. The Bas 90-30-90, Guerra, PRESEP, PRESS, and Robson tools have ove...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Exclusives Patient Care EMS EMT Paramedic Prehospital Sepsis Source Type: news

Approaches in Prehospital Sepsis Screening
Discussion In the United States, sepsis is one of the leading causes of death, which requires timely identification and proper treatment (CDC, 2019; Guerra et al., 2020; Polito et al., 2015). Based upon a review of literature conducted from 2014 to 2018, the primary investigators could locate five prehospital EMS screening tools to assist EMS providers in identifying at-risk sepsis patients. The researchers explored how the modified SIRS and qSOFA scoring systems were used in hospital settings in addition to these five prehospital EMS screening tools. The Bas 90-30-90, Guerra, PRESEP, PRESS, and Robson tools have ove...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Exclusives Patient Care EMS EMT Paramedic Prehospital Sepsis Source Type: news

L.A. County EMS Told to Conserve Oxygen, Don ’t Transport Patients with Little Chance of Survival
New efforts to increase capacity and triage care to focus on the sickest patients Alex Wigglesworth, Rong-Gong Lin II, Soumya Karlamangla and Luke Money Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — The situation in Los Angeles County hospitals is so critical that ambulance crews have been advised to try to cut back on their use of oxygen and not to bring to hospitals patients who have virtually no chance of survival. Officials now say they need to focus on patients with a greater chance of surviving. The measures were taken as circumstances were expected to become even worse in coming weeks, when patients sic...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Operations Patient Care Source Type: news

L.A. County EMS Told to Conserve Oxygen, Don ’t Transport Patients with Little Chance of Survival
New efforts to increase capacity and triage care to focus on the sickest patients Alex Wigglesworth, Rong-Gong Lin II, Soumya Karlamangla and Luke Money Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — The situation in Los Angeles County hospitals is so critical that ambulance crews have been advised to try to cut back on their use of oxygen and not to bring to hospitals patients who have virtually no chance of survival. Officials now say they need to focus on patients with a greater chance of surviving. The measures were taken as circumstances were expected to become even worse in coming weeks, when patients sic...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Operations Patient Care Source Type: news

L.A. County EMS Told to Conserve Oxygen, Don ’t Transport Patients with Little Chance of Survival
New efforts to increase capacity and triage care to focus on the sickest patients Alex Wigglesworth, Rong-Gong Lin II, Soumya Karlamangla and Luke Money Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — The situation in Los Angeles County hospitals is so critical that ambulance crews have been advised to try to cut back on their use of oxygen and not to bring to hospitals patients who have virtually no chance of survival. Officials now say they need to focus on patients with a greater chance of surviving. The measures were taken as circumstances were expected to become even worse in coming weeks, when patients sic...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Operations Patient Care Source Type: news

L.A. County EMS Told to Conserve Oxygen, Don ’t Transport Patients with Little Chance of Survival
New efforts to increase capacity and triage care to focus on the sickest patients Alex Wigglesworth, Rong-Gong Lin II, Soumya Karlamangla and Luke Money Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — The situation in Los Angeles County hospitals is so critical that ambulance crews have been advised to try to cut back on their use of oxygen and not to bring to hospitals patients who have virtually no chance of survival. Officials now say they need to focus on patients with a greater chance of surviving. The measures were taken as circumstances were expected to become even worse in coming weeks, when patients sic...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Operations Patient Care Source Type: news

L.A. County EMS Told to Conserve Oxygen, Don ’t Transport Patients with Little Chance of Survival
New efforts to increase capacity and triage care to focus on the sickest patients Alex Wigglesworth, Rong-Gong Lin II, Soumya Karlamangla and Luke Money Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — The situation in Los Angeles County hospitals is so critical that ambulance crews have been advised to try to cut back on their use of oxygen and not to bring to hospitals patients who have virtually no chance of survival. Officials now say they need to focus on patients with a greater chance of surviving. The measures were taken as circumstances were expected to become even worse in coming weeks, when patients sic...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Operations Patient Care Source Type: news

L.A. County EMS Told to Conserve Oxygen, Don ’t Transport Patients with Little Chance of Survival
New efforts to increase capacity and triage care to focus on the sickest patients Alex Wigglesworth, Rong-Gong Lin II, Soumya Karlamangla and Luke Money Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — The situation in Los Angeles County hospitals is so critical that ambulance crews have been advised to try to cut back on their use of oxygen and not to bring to hospitals patients who have virtually no chance of survival. Officials now say they need to focus on patients with a greater chance of surviving. The measures were taken as circumstances were expected to become even worse in coming weeks, when patients sic...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Operations Patient Care Source Type: news

Heart Risk Factors May Be Especially Unhealthy in People With Psoriasis
MONDAY, Jan. 4, 2021 -- People with metabolic syndrome and the skin condition psoriasis are at especially high risk for heart attack and stroke, a new study warns. Psoriasis has been known to increase the risk of heart disease, but researchers have... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 4, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Can a Chest Muscle Strain Feel Like a Heart Attack?
Title: Can a Chest Muscle Strain Feel Like a Heart Attack?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/4/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - January 4, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

How Good is Photoscreening For Young Children ’ s Vision Problems?
This study showed that not only was smartphone photoscreening feasible, but was quite good at screening for potential vision problems. Smartphone photoscreening has the advantages of being more ubiquitously available and thus children in almost any location can be screened. A study of photoscreening using a handheld digital photoscreener in primary care offices validated the technology showing an overall referral rate of 10% to an ophthalmologist with suspected astigmatism, anisometropia and strabismus being the most common reasons. The overall positive predictive rate was 0.60. “…[O]ver 60% of children referr...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 4, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline
This article originally appeared on Las Cruces Sun-News: Healers & Builders 2021: Flight medics and nurses provide crucial rural lifeline ___ (c)2020 the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) Visit the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) at www.lcsun-news.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. The post Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Patient Care)
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 3, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed Flight Medic New Mexico Source Type: news

Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline
This article originally appeared on Las Cruces Sun-News: Healers & Builders 2021: Flight medics and nurses provide crucial rural lifeline ___ (c)2020 the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) Visit the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) at www.lcsun-news.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. The post Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership)
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 3, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed Flight Medic New Mexico Source Type: news

Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline
This article originally appeared on Las Cruces Sun-News: Healers & Builders 2021: Flight medics and nurses provide crucial rural lifeline ___ (c)2020 the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) Visit the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) at www.lcsun-news.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. The post Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Latest News)
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 3, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed Flight Medic New Mexico Source Type: news

Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline
This article originally appeared on Las Cruces Sun-News: Healers & Builders 2021: Flight medics and nurses provide crucial rural lifeline ___ (c)2020 the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) Visit the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) at www.lcsun-news.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. The post Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News)
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 3, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed Flight Medic New Mexico Source Type: news

Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline
This article originally appeared on Las Cruces Sun-News: Healers & Builders 2021: Flight medics and nurses provide crucial rural lifeline ___ (c)2020 the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) Visit the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) at www.lcsun-news.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. The post Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Operations)
Source: JEMS Operations - January 3, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed Flight Medic New Mexico Source Type: news

Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline
This article originally appeared on Las Cruces Sun-News: Healers & Builders 2021: Flight medics and nurses provide crucial rural lifeline ___ (c)2020 the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) Visit the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) at www.lcsun-news.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. The post Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Special Topics)
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 3, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed Flight Medic New Mexico Source Type: news

Patient Care Falters as COVID-19 Devastates L.A. County (CA) Hospitals
Soumya Karlamangla, Rong-Gong Lin II, Luke Money Los Angeles Times (MCT) Los Angeles County’s healthcare system was buckling Wednesday under the unprecedented surge of COVID-19 patients, with bodies piling up at morgues and medical professionals resorting to increasingly desperate measures as they brace for conditions to worsen in the coming weeks. With hospitals overwhelmed by patients and no outlet valve available, doctors, nurses and paramedics are being forced to make wrenching choices about who gets care and at what level. “No one would believe this is in the United States,” ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 31, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed California EMS Hospital Paramedic Source Type: news

Patient Care Falters as COVID-19 Devastates L.A. County (CA) Hospitals
Soumya Karlamangla, Rong-Gong Lin II, Luke Money Los Angeles Times (MCT) Los Angeles County’s healthcare system was buckling Wednesday under the unprecedented surge of COVID-19 patients, with bodies piling up at morgues and medical professionals resorting to increasingly desperate measures as they brace for conditions to worsen in the coming weeks. With hospitals overwhelmed by patients and no outlet valve available, doctors, nurses and paramedics are being forced to make wrenching choices about who gets care and at what level. “No one would believe this is in the United States,” ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 31, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed California EMS Hospital Paramedic Source Type: news