Steve Williams, Co-Founder of EMTprep.com walks you through his 8 step approach to reading 12-Lead EKG’s. This video is specifically provided by EMTprep to assist Members in preparing for the NREMT exam and related skills sheets and for no other purpose. NREMT study aids and resources provided by EMTprep are not intended to provide training for life-saving techniques, emergency response training, or any other type of medical training.
Sepsis & Septic Shock Study Guide
When EMS providers are called to treat someone experiencing signs and symptoms of sepsis, the disease process is already well on its way to negatively affecting the individual. More and more studies are showing that sepsis requires rapid identification and intervention to ensure positive outcomes with our patients. Knowing this, we should be asking ourselves, what can I do to better my abilities to recognize sepsis and how can I treat it quickly?
Septic shock is a type of shock that begins with an infection in the bloodstream. This infection eventually overloads the compensatory mechanisms in the body and when left...
Bundle Branch Blocks Study Guide
One of the more confusing topics for EMS students enrolled in an Electrophysiology course is that of Bundle Branch Blocks. They can be sneaky, they can mask things, and they can also be hard to diagnose if you don’t remember a few key things. This study guide will prepare you for the material you will be tested on and give you some tips and tricks for the field.
As you can recall, when an impulse is traveling normally, it is sent from the SA node, through the internodal pathways, to the AV node, down the bundle of His, to the right and left bundle branches, to the respective fascicles, and into the purkinje...