EMS World Podcasts
The Death of a Child: Supporting the Family

The Death of a Child: Supporting the Family

January 15, 2020

How can EMS help the family after a child dies? Peter Antevy, a pediatric emergency medicine physician and EMS medical director interviews Captain Adrian Castro, who ran the tragic scene in Palm Beach County mentioned in this Jan. 1 article.  Peter also interviews Jason Turchin, a victims' rights attorney who has vast experience in cases like these.  

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Head Elevation & the Cutting Edge of Cardiac Arrest

Head Elevation & the Cutting Edge of Cardiac Arrest

January 1, 2020

Metro EMS of Little Rock, Ark., has adapted its protocols to include head elevation for cardiac arrest patients.  A crew utilized their new resuscitation bundle in August to help save 44-year-old Darlene Skogen, whose story is profiled in January’s EMS World magazine. Here MEMS paramedic Jesica Hunter, who was part of that crew, quality manager Mack Hutchison, and associate medical director Wendell Pahls, MD, discuss with Senior Editor John Erich their evolving approach and its benefits.

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