A Quick Spinal Immobilization Session

EMS1This latest on the podcast has Jim, Josh and Dave talking about specific changes to protocols and the elimination of spinal immobilization. This was a quick session and we will most likely revisit this one soon.

Does your agency still use long boards for spinal immobilization? While I see many doing away with them, I also see others being stead fast in keeping them around.

Take a listen and be sure to leave some comments below.


EMS Study Tips | Anaphylactic vs. Anaphylactoid

Do you know the difference in a anaphylactic reaction and an anaphylactoid reaction? While treatment in EMS is the same, knowing the differences can keep you alert to why something is happening with your patient. This will help you with your documentation and patient presentation as well. Watch this quick Monday Minutes and I hope you enjoy my horrible joke in the beginning (I dunno, it was funny when I wrote it).

What did you think about my joke? Post whether you even chuckled a little bit in the comments.