IV Therapy Complications | EMS Study Help

In this last installment on IV therapy in the EMS quick study help series. I discuss potential complications. When you know these key elements of EMS paramedic care it will help you on your EMS exams, paramedic patient care and treatment.

 

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IV Flow Rates | EMS Quick Study Tips

EMS study guide for setting IV flow rates and how to discover and adjust flow rate complications.

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Starting An IV | EMS Quick Study Tips

As I continue with the IV Therapy section on the EMS Quick Study Tips. I go over how to start an IV. While there are variations and opinions on how to do this skill. This video is meant to help you focus on what you may see on a EMS exam when it comes to IV access.

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EMS Quick Study Help | IV Sites and Structures

This weeks MM covers more IV therapy tips by discussing IV site locations and vein structures. This is geared to help you with your EMS paramedic exam, with patient care and documentation.

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IV Therapy | EMS Quick Study Help

As we leave A&P behind, I start the next phase of the EMS Quick Study Tips with IV therapy.

Part one focuses on IV uses, types and administration. This is key info you need for that next EMS exam.






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Are You A Brain Dump Medic?

man-discuss-01During this weeks episode we discuss what a brain dump medic is, why they exist and how you can avoid becoming one. This along with how to stay motivated in EMS with education… yes education.

Plus Jim’s idea on how he is going to combine EMS training, fun, vacation and his new bikini waxing class.

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EMS Patient Assessment | Getting Useful Responses

Asking questions during our EMS patient assessment helps us decide and treat patients properly. But how do we get the best response from the patient with the limited time we have with them? This week I focus on a few strategies that may help you when you just aren’t getting the answers you need.

 

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EMS IV Access Tips

We all have our own tips and techniques as paramedics for starting IV’s. This short video gives a few tips I hope you can use. Be sure to add your own IV start tips below in the comments or even ask an IV access question to be answered on the show or in a future Monday Minutes.


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Simple Infusion Calculation

Don’t make medical math harder than it has to be. This week I do a little simple infusion calculation. While it is basic, it can be the starting point for those who struggle with medical math and drug calculations.



 

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IV Access Complications | Paramedic Skill Tips

Intravenous or IV access skills as a paramedic is a vital component of what EMS providers can do for their patients in the field. It’s gives the ability for medication and fluid administration as well as being able to draw blood for immediate lab tests at the receiving emergency department.

This video gives some key areas to consider when you have complications starting or maintaining IV access. Be sure to post your IV tips below and share your IV complication experiences.




 


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