Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Question: In performing your ABCs on unconscious patients, the BLS has never clarified whether, after checking the airway you should, insert an airway then go to breathing OR go to breathing, insert 2 breaths, then insert an airway. Can you finally put an end to this debate?

Question: Can you explain what this part in the consent section means? It seems to give more flexibility to not begin resuscitation based on family members who seem reliable saying that that is what the patient wanted. "If a paramedic is aware or is made aware that the person has a prior capable wish with respect to treatment, they must respect that wish (for example, if the person does not wish to be resuscitated)."

Question: Can we please have our standing order pocket booklets? I know I speak for dozens of medics in this regard. We really need them with so many changes in place.

Question: What was the rational for all the little tweaks to this years symptom relief protocols? For example, removing 100mcg from the Ventolin protocol?

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