Series: 911 Cast

Episode 24 – Bent Out of Shape – All About Sickle Cell Disease

Patients with Sickle Cell Disease often present to EMS with acute pain. In this episode we'll discuss best practices in assessing and treating that pain and discuss when to provide IV fluids and supplemental oxygen.  Madison Programs Brooklyn CPR and First Aid training in New York. Available to train your personnel at your location OneKit…

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Episode 23 – No Laughing Matter – Beta Blocker Overdoses

They may end in “LOL” but Beta blocker overdoses are no laughing matter! Join us this week as we discuss pearls and pitfalls for the EMS management of these dangerous overdose emergencies. Madison Programs Brooklyn CPR and First Aid training in New York. Available to train your personnel at your location OneKit First Aid Kits…

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Episode 22 – Silent But Deadly – All About Drowning

Drowning is a leading cause of preventable death in children and young adults. Join us this week as we discuss current best practices in prehospital resuscitation of drowning victims and dispel some common myths (spoiler alert: delayed drowning is not a thing). OneKit First Aid Kits More than ever, you need to be prepared. Get…

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Episode 21 – Pitter Patter – Pediatric SVT

SVT is the most common dysrhythmia in children but it can be especially difficult to detect in infants. This week it's all about understanding, identifying, and treating supraventricular tachycardia in our pediatric patients. OneKit First Aid Kits More than ever, you need to be prepared. Get your OneKit First Aid Kit today!

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Episode 20 – Don’t Worry Baby – Bleeding in Pregnancy

Bleeding during pregnancy is a common complaint and while most causes are benign, some can be deadly! In this episode we’ll discuss dangerous causes of vaginal bleeding during pregnancy including ectopic pregnancy, placenta previa, and placenta abruptia. Madison Programs Brooklyn CPR and First Aid training in New York. Available to train your personnel at your…

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Episode 19 – If you fib, I’ll paddle you – All About Atrial Fibrillation

Is it atrial fibrillation or SVT?  What’s an atrial appendage anyway?  When is it too dangerous to cardiovert?  Join us this week as we talk about atrial fibrillation, the most common cardiac dysrhythmia, and considerations for EMS providers. Madison Programs Brooklyn CPR and First Aid training in New York. Available to train your personnel at…

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Episode 18 – Croup There It Is

It’s fall and you know what that means! Changing leaves, pumpkin spiced everything, and croup!  This week join us as we discuss this common childhood illness, how to determine its severity and spot impending respiratory failure, and common EMS treatment strategies. Madison Programs Brooklyn CPR and First Aid training in New York. Available to train…

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Episode 17 – My Achy Breaky Heart – All About Chest Pain

We’re back from vacation and this week it’s all about chest pain!  Join us as we discuss cardiac and non-cardiac causes of chest pain, STEMI vs. NSTEMI, and answer that age-old question: what’s the deal with pleuritic chest pain? Madison Programs Brooklyn CPR and First Aid training in New York. Available to train your personnel…

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Episode 16 – Feeling Deflated – All About Tension Pneumothorax

What’s the difference between a simple pneumothorax, a tension pneumothorax, and cardiac tamponade? What’s the best site for needle decompression?  This week’s episode is all about tension pneumothorax for EMTs and Paramedics.

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Episode 15 – Pressures of Motherhood – Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia and eclampsia affect about 5% of pregnancies but are a leading cause of maternal death. While generally occurring after the 20th week of pregnancy, it can develop as much as 6 weeks postpartum! In this episode we’ll discuss the signs and symptoms to look out for and how EMS can better care for these…

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