Chest Pain Causes | Cardiac Emergencies | EMS Quick Study Help Tips

This final episode of the Cardiac Emergencies section ends with an overview of he causes of chest pain. It’s important to think about other causes besides angina or an MI.

Watch the video for key points to help you with EMS paramedic exams and your patient care as an EMS professional.
 

 

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Can EMS Stop Using O2 As The Go To?

Finally! EMS can stop using oxygen on patients…. Well not just yet.

Ever think that maybe patients would be just fine at a 94% Sp02 reading. Even when having a stroke or MI.?

A study on the benefits of oxygen and how an Spo2 reading as low as 93% or even 90% is just fine for patients.

This week on the show Jim is joined by Josh and Dave and they discuss this report and how even recent suggestions per the AHA has made using oxygen much different than it has been.

Take a listen below and be sure to read the report via the link below the audio.

The web based version of this report is on this page here.

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