Persistent opioid use and opioid-related harm after hospital admissions for surgery and trauma in New Zealand: a population-based cohort study - Gong J, Merry AF, Beyene KA, Campbell D, Frampton C, Jones P, McCall J, Moore M, Chan AHY.
INTRODUCTION: Opioid use has increased globally for the management of chronic non-cancer-related pain. There are concerns regarding the misuse of opioids leading to persistent opioid use and subsequent hospitalisation and deaths in developed countries. Hos... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

US national trends in prescription opioid use after burn injury, 2007  to 2017 - Polychronopoulou E, Raji MA, Wolf SE, Kuo YF.
BACKGROUND: Opioid misuse and overdose in the United States remain a public health emergency. Overprescribing has been recognized as a significant contributor to the epidemic. Opioids are the mainstay for pain management after burn; however, to date, no la... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

A Biomarker for Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain A Biomarker for Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain
Could this new biomarker have a role in the diagnosis and management of chronic prostatitis or chronic pelvic pain syndrome?Translational Andrology and Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

Modified pain management strategy reduces opioid exposure to trauma patients, study shows
(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) A pain management regimen comprised mostly of over-the-counter medication reduced opioid exposure in trauma patients while achieving equal levels of pain control, according to a new study by physician-researchers at UTHealth. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

DARZALEX FASPRO ® (daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj) Becomes the First FDA-Approved Treatment for Patients with Newly Diagnosed Light Chain (AL) Amyloidosis
January 15, 2021 (HORSHAM, Pa.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of DARZALEX FASPRO® (daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj), a subcutaneous formulation of daratumumab, in combination with bortezomib, cyclophosphamide and dexamethasone (D-VCd) for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed light chain (AL) amyloidosis.[1] DARZALEX FASPRO® is the first and only FDA-approved treatment for patients with this blood cell disorder that is associated with the production of an abnormal protein, which leads to th...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Virtual reality and symptoms management of anxiety, depression, fatigue, and pain: a systematic review - Ioannou A, Papastavrou E, Avraamides MN, Charalambous A.
In recent years, virtual reality (VR) has become an interesting alternative to traditional exposure-based therapies for many symptoms. VR involves immersion in a computer-generated virtual environment that minimizes avoidance and facilitates emotional pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Digital Psychological Intervention for Chronic Pain in Children Digital Psychological Intervention for Chronic Pain in Children
This study evaluated the efficacy of an internet-delivered program, Web-based Management of Adolescent Pain (WebMAP), for improving pain-related outcomes in pediatric patients.Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Barriers and facilitators to PDMP IS Success in the US: a systematic review - Martin HD, Modi SS, Feldman SS.
INTRODUCTION: Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMP) help prevent prescription drug misuse and promote appropriate pain management. Despite these benefits and PDMP mandates in most states, PDMPs face challenges that hinder their success. This paper ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Association of symptom severity, pain and other behavioral and medical comorbidities with diverse measures of functioning among adults with post-traumatic stress disorder - Manhapra A, Stefanovics EA, Rhee TG, Rosenheck RA.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an often disabling mental disorder whose management typically focuses on reducing PTSD symptoms. Chronic pain and other comorbidities that commonly accompany PTSD symptoms may also be independently associated with... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic
Identify the ECG rhythm before you use adenosine, not the other way around. Why? Check out the dangers of this practice in this week’s video! Previous: A review discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Read the original JEMS manuscript here! The post Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Patient Care)
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 4, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic
Identify the ECG rhythm before you use adenosine, not the other way around. Why? Check out the dangers of this practice in this week’s video! Previous: A review discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Read the original JEMS manuscript here! The post Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership)
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 4, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic
Identify the ECG rhythm before you use adenosine, not the other way around. Why? Check out the dangers of this practice in this week’s video! Previous: A review discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Read the original JEMS manuscript here! The post Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Latest News)
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 4, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic
Identify the ECG rhythm before you use adenosine, not the other way around. Why? Check out the dangers of this practice in this week’s video! Previous: A review discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Read the original JEMS manuscript here! The post Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News)
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 4, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic
Identify the ECG rhythm before you use adenosine, not the other way around. Why? Check out the dangers of this practice in this week’s video! Previous: A review discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Read the original JEMS manuscript here! The post Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Operations)
Source: JEMS Operations - January 4, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic
Identify the ECG rhythm before you use adenosine, not the other way around. Why? Check out the dangers of this practice in this week’s video! Previous: A review discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Read the original JEMS manuscript here! The post Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Special Topics)
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 4, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Master Your Medics 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

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 Latest News - 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: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - 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 Operations - 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 Special Topics - December 31, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed California EMS Hospital Paramedic Source Type: news

Lupin launches generic drug in the US market
The Mumbai-based drug firm's product is the generic equivalent of Zyla Life Sciences' Vivlodex Capsules (5 mg and 10 mg). The capsules are indicated for management of osteoarthritis (OA) pain. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - December 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Post Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management
A review of our 2018 article discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Previous: Is mechanical CPR superior to traditional CPR? The team at Master Your Medics examines the use of mechanical CPR devices and investigating the science behind them. The post Post Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Patient Care)
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Airway & Respiratory Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Post Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management
A review of our 2018 article discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Previous: Is mechanical CPR superior to traditional CPR? The team at Master Your Medics examines the use of mechanical CPR devices and investigating the science behind them. The post Post Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership)
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Airway & Respiratory Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Post Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management
A review of our 2018 article discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Previous: Is mechanical CPR superior to traditional CPR? The team at Master Your Medics examines the use of mechanical CPR devices and investigating the science behind them. The post Post Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Latest News)
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Airway & Respiratory Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Post Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management
A review of our 2018 article discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Previous: Is mechanical CPR superior to traditional CPR? The team at Master Your Medics examines the use of mechanical CPR devices and investigating the science behind them. The post Post Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News)
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Airway & Respiratory Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Post Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management
A review of our 2018 article discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Previous: Is mechanical CPR superior to traditional CPR? The team at Master Your Medics examines the use of mechanical CPR devices and investigating the science behind them. The post Post Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Operations)
Source: JEMS Operations - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Airway & Respiratory Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Post Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management
A review of our 2018 article discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Previous: Is mechanical CPR superior to traditional CPR? The team at Master Your Medics examines the use of mechanical CPR devices and investigating the science behind them. The post Post Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Special Topics)
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Airway & Respiratory Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Post-Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management
A review of our 2018 article discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Previous: Is mechanical CPR superior to traditional CPR? The team at Master Your Medics examines the use of mechanical CPR devices and investigating the science behind them. The post Post-Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Patient Care)
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Airway & Respiratory Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Post-Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management
A review of our 2018 article discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Previous: Is mechanical CPR superior to traditional CPR? The team at Master Your Medics examines the use of mechanical CPR devices and investigating the science behind them. The post Post-Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership)
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Airway & Respiratory Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Post-Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management
A review of our 2018 article discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Previous: Is mechanical CPR superior to traditional CPR? The team at Master Your Medics examines the use of mechanical CPR devices and investigating the science behind them. The post Post-Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Latest News)
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Airway & Respiratory Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Post-Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management
A review of our 2018 article discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Previous: Is mechanical CPR superior to traditional CPR? The team at Master Your Medics examines the use of mechanical CPR devices and investigating the science behind them. The post Post-Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News)
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Airway & Respiratory Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Post-Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management
A review of our 2018 article discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Previous: Is mechanical CPR superior to traditional CPR? The team at Master Your Medics examines the use of mechanical CPR devices and investigating the science behind them. The post Post-Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Operations)
Source: JEMS Operations - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Airway & Respiratory Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Post-Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management
A review of our 2018 article discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Previous: Is mechanical CPR superior to traditional CPR? The team at Master Your Medics examines the use of mechanical CPR devices and investigating the science behind them. The post Post-Intubation Sedation and Pain Control Management appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Special Topics)
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Airway & Respiratory Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Leadership Mindset with an Emphasis in EMS, Part Three
Conclusion “Half of what is taught in medical school is wrong, but nobody knows which half. –  Lucy Hornstein, MD.”15 The same could be said about leadership as well. Many leadership fads have been developed over time and may have had their place, but as times and trends change, so does leadership. As leaders in EMS, it’s crucial to adapt to the new generations of employees and identifying the best ways to work for and with them. The story of the blind men and the elephant is a good story to remember as leaders to say not all things that appear to be true necessarily are.   ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Exclusives Adminstration & Leadership EMS Source Type: news

Leadership Mindset with an Emphasis in EMS, Part Three
Conclusion “Half of what is taught in medical school is wrong, but nobody knows which half. –  Lucy Hornstein, MD.”15 The same could be said about leadership as well. Many leadership fads have been developed over time and may have had their place, but as times and trends change, so does leadership. As leaders in EMS, it’s crucial to adapt to the new generations of employees and identifying the best ways to work for and with them. The story of the blind men and the elephant is a good story to remember as leaders to say not all things that appear to be true necessarily are.   ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Exclusives Adminstration & Leadership EMS Source Type: news

Leadership Mindset with an Emphasis in EMS, Part Three
Conclusion “Half of what is taught in medical school is wrong, but nobody knows which half. –  Lucy Hornstein, MD.”15 The same could be said about leadership as well. Many leadership fads have been developed over time and may have had their place, but as times and trends change, so does leadership. As leaders in EMS, it’s crucial to adapt to the new generations of employees and identifying the best ways to work for and with them. The story of the blind men and the elephant is a good story to remember as leaders to say not all things that appear to be true necessarily are.   ...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Exclusives Adminstration & Leadership EMS Source Type: news

Leadership Mindset with an Emphasis in EMS, Part Three
Conclusion “Half of what is taught in medical school is wrong, but nobody knows which half. –  Lucy Hornstein, MD.”15 The same could be said about leadership as well. Many leadership fads have been developed over time and may have had their place, but as times and trends change, so does leadership. As leaders in EMS, it’s crucial to adapt to the new generations of employees and identifying the best ways to work for and with them. The story of the blind men and the elephant is a good story to remember as leaders to say not all things that appear to be true necessarily are.   ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Exclusives Adminstration & Leadership EMS Source Type: news

Leadership Mindset with an Emphasis in EMS, Part Three
Conclusion “Half of what is taught in medical school is wrong, but nobody knows which half. –  Lucy Hornstein, MD.”15 The same could be said about leadership as well. Many leadership fads have been developed over time and may have had their place, but as times and trends change, so does leadership. As leaders in EMS, it’s crucial to adapt to the new generations of employees and identifying the best ways to work for and with them. The story of the blind men and the elephant is a good story to remember as leaders to say not all things that appear to be true necessarily are.   ...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Exclusives Adminstration & Leadership EMS Source Type: news

Leadership Mindset with an Emphasis in EMS, Part Three
Conclusion “Half of what is taught in medical school is wrong, but nobody knows which half. –  Lucy Hornstein, MD.”15 The same could be said about leadership as well. Many leadership fads have been developed over time and may have had their place, but as times and trends change, so does leadership. As leaders in EMS, it’s crucial to adapt to the new generations of employees and identifying the best ways to work for and with them. The story of the blind men and the elephant is a good story to remember as leaders to say not all things that appear to be true necessarily are.   ...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Exclusives Adminstration & Leadership EMS Source Type: news

Senate Report: The Opioid Industry Has Paid Advocacy Groups $65 Million
A bipartisan congressional investigation released Wednesday found that key players in the nation’s opioid industry have spent $65 million since 1997 funding nonprofits that advocate treating pain with medications, a strategy intended to boost the sale of prescription painkillers. The report from Sens. Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Ron Wyden of Oregon found the contributions continued in recent years, even as the industry’s practices and the toll of opioid addiction came under greater scrutiny. The senators, the top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, are considering legislation to expand an ex...
Source: TIME: Health - December 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GEOFF MULVIHILL / AP Tags: Uncategorized Drugs overnight wire Source Type: news

Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
Conclusion The joint response of science and medicine to develop safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines has been brisk and productive. Distribution efforts will now be the next step in limiting the breadth of this pandemic. EMS agencies will play a key role in some areas in the administration of vaccinations for their communities. The authors suggest that to better clarify the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines, EMS systems must maintain a log of the type and incidence of adverse events following vaccine administration, EMS responses to the adverse events, as well as those patients’ outcomes from this manageme...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news

Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
Conclusion The joint response of science and medicine to develop safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines has been brisk and productive. Distribution efforts will now be the next step in limiting the breadth of this pandemic. EMS agencies will play a key role in some areas in the administration of vaccinations for their communities. The authors suggest that to better clarify the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines, EMS systems must maintain a log of the type and incidence of adverse events following vaccine administration, EMS responses to the adverse events, as well as those patients’ outcomes from this manageme...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news

Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
Conclusion The joint response of science and medicine to develop safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines has been brisk and productive. Distribution efforts will now be the next step in limiting the breadth of this pandemic. EMS agencies will play a key role in some areas in the administration of vaccinations for their communities. The authors suggest that to better clarify the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines, EMS systems must maintain a log of the type and incidence of adverse events following vaccine administration, EMS responses to the adverse events, as well as those patients’ outcomes from this manageme...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news