Monthly Archives: September 2005

Smoke and Mirrors

Good basic research in EMS is terribly hard to get done right. The numbers of patients required to validate any findings is much higher than in most other sample driven research, because effective study controls are much more challenging. Let’s … Continue reading

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Pre-Hospital CPAP

Many EMS providers are starting to look at pre-hospital CPAP. CPAP stands for Constant Positive Airway Pressure. The best way to describe it is that you place a resistance against patient exhalation to increase pressure inside the lung causing more … Continue reading

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