EMS World

JAN 2019

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ONLINE THIS MONTH WWW.EMSWORLD.COM 8 JANUARY 2019 | EMSWORLD.com ONLINE EXCLUSIVES Laughing Gas for Pain Relief By James Careless www.emsworld.com/article/1221811/laughing- gas-pain-management Ambulances in Kentucky's McCreary County EMS fl eet have been equipped with a "nitronox fi eld unit" for acute pain management. How is it working? Louisiana Program Brings Family Docs to the Field By Aarti Attreya, MD, and Dan C. Godbee, MD www.emsworld.com/article/1221808/ louisiana-program-brings-family-docs-fi eld East Baton Rouge Parish EMS off ers prehospital experience to family medicine residents and medical students. PODCASTS CritMedic: Rethinking BP Measurement By Dominick Walenzcak www.emsworld.com/video Can you palpate a diastolic blood pressure? Published research says you can. WEBINARS Comprehensive Pediatric Airway Management from Field to PICU Wed., January 30, 1 p.m. EST www.emsworld.com/webinars Presenters: Darrell Nelson, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine, Wake Forest Baptist Health; Mark Piehl, MD, pediatric intensivist, WakeMed Pediatric Hospital Medicine. Sponsored by the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma. EMS World welcomes input from our readers. For editorial submissions, letters to the editor, press releases, permission questions, and other issues pertaining to the publication or website, please e-mail editor@EMSWorld.com. CONTACT US Treat Proximal Third, Mid Shaft Fractures and More Find out more about Sager Splints models and application at www.sagersplints.com Email MINTORD@aol.com / Call 800-642-6468 for the name of Your Authorized Sager Distributor One Person Application Sager Splints immobilize long bone fractures of the leg, providing optimal and secure immobilization. h Sager Splints can be used to immobilize fractures of the Tibia & Fibula h Traction can be applied to proximal third & Mid Shaft Fractures of the Femur Use the Sager Traction Scale to set the amount of traction needed – Sager Splints do the rest. The Sager's dynamic function permits traction to decrease automatically as the muscle spasm releases. Your Patient will always have the correct amount of safe, secure traction.

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