This is the second and last segment talking about cardiac assessment and heart disease. (more…)
Bob Page from Multi Lead Medics led off the first EMS Web Summit with this presentation on 15 lead ECG’s. If you have never been introduced to this lead presentation, then this is certainly one session you won’t want to miss out on.
This first installment on ischemic heart disease is sure to help you master this topic and be a better clinician in the field. (more…)
This last session on chest pain assessment finishes off a great video series and leads us into the next series on Ischemic Heart Disease. (more…)
This is a video presentation on ACS. While it does have some content that is hospital based, it is a great training tool and can give you insight as a pre-hospital care provider in to what goes on after you leave the patient at the hospital. Some key points in this video are to:
List the three classes of Acute Coronary Syndrome
List the appropriate acute interventions needed for a patient symptomatic for Acute Coronary Syndrome.
List at least three differential diagnoses of chest pain.
List four diagnostic tests needed for a patient symptomatic for Acute Coronary Syndrome.
Identify a normal ECG vs. ST elevation MI.
Understand the importance of rapid treatment.
Identify treatment plan for STEMI patients.
Have a better understanding of STEMI and be able to provide excellent care to these patients.
This video covers the cardiac electrical system, action potentials and the ECG complex. More to come soon. (more…)
This download .pdf gives a few pictures on the cardiac conduction cycle. Click the button to view. (more…)
Building the foundation for good ECG reading. This quick video discusses the ECG paper.
This image file has several images displaying the anatomy of the heart. Click the button to view the images. (more…)
Chest pain assessment video presentation includes angina, MI and differentials. This is part two more to come soon. (more…)