Urine discoloration usually results from a benign cause, but is sometimes due to a serious underlying pathology. Here are some quick tips for evaluation of this common complaint.
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Carbon Monoxide is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas which results from incomplete combustion of carbon containing fuel. Here’s some quick tips for managing this deadly condition. Continue reading “Carbon Monoxide Toxicity”
With a new year just hours away, many people are making fantastic resolutions that they probably won’t keep. Here are 5 actually feasible ways for you to be a better provider in 2017. Continue reading “5 Ways To Be A Better Provider In 2017.”
Ask just about anyone what they think about the Valsalva Maneuver, and they will all probably tell you just about the same thing; “It works, sometimes”. Here are 3 easy steps you can take to double your chances of success when using this infrequently successful technique. Continue reading “3 Steps to Making the Valsalva Maneuver Effective.”
“Kidney stones” is the common term for (usually) calcium containing deposits which form in the kidney, eventually breaking free, and causing an acute onset of severe pain as they pass through the urinary tract. Here are some fast tips to help you identify and treat this condition in the field. Continue reading “Field Diagnosis of Kidney Stones”
Hoffman’s Sign, also commonly known as the Hoffman Response or The Hoffman Reflex is a type of muscle stretch reflex that can aid in your assessment of patients experiencing neurologic distress. Continue reading “Eliciting the Hoffman Reflex [Video]”
Welcome to the second edition of 5F³! This time, we’re back with more Paramedic facts 2 about: Complications of Pregnancy Continue reading “5 Fast Facts Friday #2”