Monthly Archives: June 2013

Needle Chest Decompression

A tension pneumothorax is an immediately life threatening injury. In the hospital setting, placing a chest tube is the definitive treatment. It requires a scalpel and is a surgical procedure. In the field that is not possible, so EMS providers … Continue reading

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B2 Paramedic Helmet Review by Tom Little

I was asked to provide a review and evaluation of the B2 EMT-1 helmet.  When the helmet arrived it was packaged in a nicely constructed cardboard box with padding inside to protect helmet during shipment.  It was enclosed in nylon … Continue reading

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