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On Their Own Terms

airmedicaljournal.com During my nurse practitioner training, I had the privilege of completing a clinical rotation without blood, devoid of sepsis bundles, or pelvic binders, while I witnessed profound end-of-life interfaces with the palliative care team at the University of Utah. Profound doesn't begin to describe the w...

The Call

airmedicaljournal.com Blue skyBright sunCold, crisp, cleanWhite snowRed bloodTones dropFour blades slice airHurt, painWork, sweatFly fastLand, noise, tearsThen peace.

Forum January/February 2020

airmedicaljournal.com AAMS is thrilled to announce the appointment of Cameron Curtis, CMM, CAE, to lead the organization and Medevac Foundation International. She began work on January 1, 2020.

Ketamine Sedation of the Pregnant Patient With Acute Suicidal Ideation During Air Medical Transfer

airmedicaljournal.com Aeromedical retrieval of acutely suicidal pregnant patient can be facilitated by novel use of ketamine and it's rapid antidepressant property.

Bhutan's First Emergency Air Medical Retrieval Service: The First Year of Operations

airmedicaljournal.com Helicopter emergency medical services have been expanding globally, and air medical transport is an everyday event in many countries. Medical helicopters have been identified as time-sparing instruments because they reduce the time to bring specialized care to the patient or to bring the patient to....

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Intraosseous Insights: Tips and Tricks

airmedicaljournal.com Intraosseous (IO) infusion is not a new concept. The technique was actually first described in the early 1920s, but then it seemed to disappear for many years.1 Although it never completely went away, we have seen an eye-opening resurgence of interest in IO access recently. An alternative to trad...

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Thinking Out of the (Big) Box: A Wearable Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Monitor for the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service

airmedicaljournal.com In prehospital helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) settings, the medical team has limited monitoring options, usually restricted to systemic variables. Regional tissue oxygenation (rO2) can be assessed by near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS), but clinical NIRS monitors are unpractical (“big b...

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Impact of Suction-Assisted Laryngoscopy and Airway Decontamination Technique on Intubation Quality Metrics in a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service: An Educational Intervention

airmedicaljournal.com Endotracheal intubation is considered the gold standard for emergency airway management of the critically ill or injured patient, both in the prehospital and in-hospital environments.1,2 Although prehospital rapid sequence intubation remains controversial, agencies with robust quality improvement pr...

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Brain Emergency Management Initiative for Optimizing Hub–Helicopter Emergency Medical Systems–Spoke Transfer Networks

airmedicaljournal.com Stroke is a leading cause of disability.1 Although intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) is medical standard,2,8 embolectomy is standard for select patients with anterior circulation occlusions up to 6 hours3-5,8 and even later.6-8 Stroke intervention is time dependent,9 relyi...

The Case for Bougie Use on Every Intubation

airmedicaljournal.com Despite its value in emergency airway management, the endotracheal tube introducer, commonly known as the bougie, has traditionally been a point of disagreement between providers. It is typically viewed as a “rescue” device and not a primary airway tool. However, its value as a primary device du...

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Don't Fear The Epi ..misconceptions regarding anaphylaxis

https://foamfrat.com/index.php/foamfrat-blog/12-foamfrat/506-don-t-fear-the-epi-misconceptions-regarding-anaphylaxis-1

foamfrat.com Over the course of the last week I’ve stumbled upon a twitter thread full of misconceptions regarding anaphylaxis amongst medical professionals. I also recently spoke with a paramedic student who had been taught outdated information about anaphylaxis. When I pressed the paramedic student about ind...

Prehospital Blood Glucose Testing as a Predictor of Impending Hypotension in Adult Trauma Patients

airmedicaljournal.com Stress-induced hyperglycemia has been found to increase hemorrhagic shock, morbidity, and mortality in the trauma patient. The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether prehospital point-of-care glucose is an independent predictor of hypotension in the adult trauma patient transported by air ambu...

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Critical Care Helicopter Overtriage: A Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

airmedicaljournal.com Overtriage (OT), as it pertains to helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS), is the inappropriate use of medical helicopters for the transport of low-acuity patients not in clinical need of HEMS benefit. The Ground and Air Medical qUality in Transport (GAMUT) Quality Improvement Collaborative de...

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New cancer vaccine shows promise, helped kill cancer cells in patient

Vaccine to fight cancer cells. Love it!

https://www.foxnews.com/health/new-cancer-vaccine-shows-promise-helped-kill-cancer-cells-in-patient

foxnews.com A vaccine undergoing testing at the Mayo Clinic has reportedly removed cancer cells in a breast cancer patient.

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Scientists uncover major cervical cancer breakthrough

Amazing. What a great advancement for CRISPR-Cas9.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/nypost.com/2019/10/09/scientists-uncover-major-cervical-cancer-breakthrough/amp/

nypost.com “The first cure for any cancer using this technology.”

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A Blended Prehospital Ultrasound Curriculum for Critical Care Paramedics

airmedicaljournal.com Point-of-care ultrasound is a nascent and growing area of prehospital care. Most previously described ultrasound curricula for paramedics examine a single type of ultrasound scan. Here, we describe the implementation and evaluation of a prehospital ultrasound curriculum using a blended model of trad...

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An Apple a Day: Modern Atrial Fibrillation Detection

airmedicaljournal.com Case Report Editor Note: This column typically reviews cases brought forward by critical care transport clinicians from around the country. However, this month's case is a little different. It chronicles the experience of one of our providers as he identifies his own cardiac condition. The relevance...

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Assessment of Pain Management During Interfacility Air Medical Transport of Intubated Patients

airmedicaljournal.com The management of pain is an important component of care in the prehospital and transport setting. However, recent evidence suggests that pain control is infrequently achieved in these settings. The objective of the current study was to determine the proportion and frequency of opioid analgesia prov...

2019 Air Medical Transport Conference Scientific Assembly Abstracts

airmedicaljournal.com The following pages feature the presentations accepted for the 2019 Air Medical Transport Conference in Atlanta, GA. The presentations are alphabetized by title; otherwise, they appear as provided by the Association of Air Medical Services. Contact AAMS at (703) 836-8732 for more information.

Forum September/October 2019

airmedicaljournal.com “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react,” Charles R. Swindoll said. Optimism is a quality that can change your health and happiness! Optimistic people see defeat as temporary, and being more optimistic will give you confidence and the ability to bring about a solution. Having opti...

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The Crashing Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Patient - emDOCs.net - Emergency Medicine Education

Great article on identification and management of a ruptured AAA.

http://www.emdocs.net/the-crashing-abdominal-aortic-aneurysm-patient/

emdocs.net The sick patient with an abdominal aortic aneurysm is challenging. What should you consider? How do you resuscitate these patients, and what about transfer?

Resuscitation Part 2: Trauma and Burn Injury

airmedicaljournal.com With the release of new versions of Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS), a recurring theme is a reduced role for crystalloid administration in initial care. Reasons for this de-emphasis on crystalloid vary with the source of traumatic insult. In some situations,...

Prospective, real-world evidence showing the gap between ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and occlusion MI (OMI)

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167527319320686?dgcid=author

sciencedirect.com International Journal of CardiologyVolume 293, 15 October 2019, Pages 48-49Prospective, real-world evidence showing the gap between ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and occlusion MI (OMI)☆Author links open overlay panelH. PendellMeyersbStephen W.Smithahttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.201...

Prove It

airmedicaljournal.com You can be licensed to drive a car, fly an airplane, provide patient care, carry a handgun, cut hair, practice law, sell insurance, and hundreds of other activities and occupations. Similarly, you can be certified in hundreds of areas like a certified financial planner, an Miniature Dairy Goat Assoc...

Articles That May Change Your Practice: Sugammadex

airmedicaljournal.com Neuromuscular blocking agents (NMBAs) are typically used to facilitate tracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation and provide appropriate conditions for surgery. Prompt reversal of neuromuscular blockage is desired in some situations. Until recently, acetylcholinesterase inhibitors such as neost...

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2019 Air Medical Transport Conference Preview

airmedicaljournal.com The Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) is going to Atlanta! The AMTC will be at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) with easy access to the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, and Inside CNN Tour—all within walking distance of the GWCC convention district. Thank you to our host program...

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Pericardiocentesis in an Ambulance: A Case Report and Lessons Learned

airmedicaljournal.com A 21-year-old man presented to a small rural hospital for complaints of sharp chest pain since the day prior. The emergency department administered ketorolac, and with improvement of his pain, the patient was discharged home on naproxen. Two days later, the patient saw his primary care provider for....

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Yen Chow on Twitter

Great video on intubation after inhalation burns
https://www.facebook.com/1204033174/posts/10217945469927393?s=1634105980&sfns=mo

“7-Sigma burned airway trainer using CMAC Mac 4 by direct laryngoscopy with styletted ETT https://t.co/Cqj7zAtg5m”

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Controlled Substances Compliance for Transport Programs

airmedicaljournal.com Transport programs are highly regulated health care organizations. Of the many imposers of regulations, those controlled by the Drug Enforcement Administration are some of the least understood by transport programs. This article serves to lift the regulatory fog surrounding controlled substances and...

Medical Protocols

airmedicaljournal.com Several years ago, the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) Board of Directors established a medical protocol committee composed of the physicians on the board representing the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Association of Critical Care Transport, the American Colleg...

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First baby in US born to mother who received uterus from deceased donor

Super awesome! Love how science expands every day and this family, due to the gracious donation of the deceased’s uterus, was able to realize their dream to become parents. Watch the video—super cool

https://www.foxnews.com/health/first-us-baby-born-uterus-deceased-donor-cleveland-clinic

foxnews.com Doctors said they "couldn't have asked for a better outcome."

Factors Affecting Stabilization Times in Neonatal Transport

airmedicaljournal.com During transport, the time spent in stabilizing sick infants before repatriation is crucial in optimizing the outcome and effective use of resources. The study aim was to assess individual components of neonatal transport time to identify opportunities to minimize delay, optimize care, and improve t...

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Abstract 1: Analysis of the Usage of a Portable X-Ray System Transported to the Scene by a Physician-Staffed Helicopter

airmedicaljournal.com We had the opportunity to use a portable X-ray system. The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of the use of a portable X-ray system by the staff members of a physician-staffed helicopter (called a doctor helicopter [DH] in Japan) on the activities of the DH staff and the indicati...

Cognitive Appraisal and Stress Performance: The Threat/Challenge Matrix and Its Implications on Performance

airmedicaljournal.com Stress has the potential to improve performance through increased focus and strength or negatively impact performance through distraction and decreased fine motor control. The first step in the distinction between success or failure in a stressful situation is making the decision to engage in the pr...

Resilience During Times of Change

airmedicaljournal.com In the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) 11th Edition Accreditation Standards, we included resilience training as part of stress management in the list of didactic education for managers and crewmembers, and we also included post–critical incident counseling in secti...

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Forum July/August 2019

airmedicaljournal.com I write this having recently returned from New Mexico, where I got to enjoy some extraordinarily informative and productive times with some of my favorite people at CCTMC and AMPA's biennial strategic planning meeting. I wasn't at Snowbird in ’92, but spending some time talking to those of you who...

ABC15 Arizona

I certainly hope this poor patient didn’t have a head injury before (or after) her rescue off the mountain.
https://www.facebook.com/18356341358/posts/10156783878301359?s=1634105980&v=e&sfns=mo

🚁HELICOPTER RESCUE 🚁

Phoenix Fire officials say a 74-year-old woman was flown off of Piestewa Peak this morning after she suffered an injury. She was taken to a trauma center for evaluation: bit.ly/2In21mb

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A drone just flew a kidney to a transplant patient for the first time ever. It won't be the last.

Super cool. https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/drone-just-flew-kidney-transplant-patient-first-time-ever-it-ncna1001396

nbcnews.com The proof-of-concept flight is being hailed as "a stunning achievement."

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The Concept of Overcommitment in Rescue Operations: Some Theoretical Aspects Based on Empirical Data

airmedicaljournal.com Studies on Norwegian avalanche rescue operations have indicated high-stake searching of avalanches during elevated risk conditions. We perceive these characteristics as a sign of overcommitment. The purpose of this study is to explore the concept of overcommitment in Norwegian medical evacuation and...

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Meta-analysis Confirms Late Thrombolysis Benefits in Stroke

https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/913392?src=soc_fb_190525_mscpedt_news_tho_%20thrombolysis&faf=1

medscape.com Further results have confirmed the benefit of thrombolysis up to 9 hours after onset of ischemic stroke in patients with salvageable brain tissue identified by mismatch on CT perfusion imaging.

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Portable Blood (Gas) Analyzer in a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service

airmedicaljournal.com In prehospital helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS), the medical team frequently manages critical patients with only limited, noninvasive monitoring options on-site and during HEMS transport. To gain deeper insight into the patient's pathology and to track prehospital treatment effects, a po...

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Effectiveness of Manual Ventilation in Intubated Helicopter Emergency Services–Transported Trauma Patients

airmedicaljournal.com Helicopter Emergency Medical Services agencies frequently transport intubated patients to definitive care. No evidence exists to determine the type of ventilation in this population. Practice varies amongst programs from bag-valve-mask to mechanical ventilation.

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