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Adam THOMPSON

Paramedicine 101 is a prehospital and emergency medical resource. This multi-authored blog teaches everything from ECG interpretation to EMS related politics.
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WE ARE MOVING... by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Paramedicine 101 is joining up with EMSblogs.com . We will be moving to www.Paramedicine101.com .   It is still a work in progress right now, but don't hesitate ... Read on »
Inadequate needle thoracostomy rate in the prehospital setting for presumed pneumothorax: an... by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education I have moved Rogue Medic to EMS Blogs . Also posted over at Rogue Medic and at Research Blogging . Go check out the rest of what is available at EMS Bl ... Read on »
Research: Prehospital Pain Management by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Check this out... I'm not sure why IV Fentanyl wasn't compared to Morphine, but the study is interesting none-the-less. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2010 Oct-Dec;14(4):439-47. ... Read on »
Learn It: Angioedema by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Angioedema Sometimes referred to as Quinke's Edema, angioedema is that swelling we see that is most apparent around the mucosal areas of the face.  Consider ... Read on »
Fire & EMS Blogger Warning: Righthaven Lawsuits by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Also posted at Star of Life Law . Fellow Fire and EMS bloggers, if you have not heard of Righthaven, LLC, you might be soon. In the name of a federal copyright lawsuit. ... Read on »
Drug Shortages Affect Those Still in the Dark Ages – Furosemide by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education I have moved Rogue Medic to EMS Blogs . Also posted over at Rogue Medic and at Research Blogging . Go check out the rest of what is available at EMS Blog ... Read on »
EMS Educast Episode 67 by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Greg Friese from EMS Educast  invited me to guest cohost on episode 67 .  On the show was David Page from the St. Paul EMS Academy . Make sure to go check it out. ... Read on »
Drug Shortages Affect Those Still in the Dark Ages – Lidocaine by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education I have moved to EMS Blogs . Also posted over at Rogue Medic and at Research Blogging . Go check out the rest of what is available at EMS Blogs and at Res ... Read on »
Church of the Blog O Sphere: EMS Garage Episode 99 by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Also posted over at Rogue Medic . I have moved to EMS Blogs . Go check out the rest of what is there. On the most recent EMS Garage - Church of the Blog O Sph ... Read on »
Need Your Help by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education I am looking for help with the following projects Paramedicine 101 Podcast Interactive Educational Software I am looking for sponsors for the Podcast. ... Read on »
McLearning and 12-Lead ECG interpretation by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education I've been giving a lot of thought lately to paramedic education and the problem of 12-lead ECG interpretation. Specifically, the reasons why paramedics aren't taught to a ... Read on »
Show Me Your Rig by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education On the Paramedicine 101 Facebook page, I am asking the readers to show off their ambulance.  Maybe we can get to know each other a little by gawking at the trucks we dri ... Read on »
Research: Management of the Airway in the Trauma Patient by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Check this out... J Trauma. 2010 Aug;69(2):294-301. [ Pubmed ] Prehospital airway and ventilation management: a trauma score and injury severity score-based analysis. D ... Read on »
I am not a cretin by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Back during EMS Week, EMS1.com  held a writing contest.  Kelly Grayson, AKA Ambulance Driver called on us EMS bloggers to make submissions.  The theme was Anytime, Anywhere, ... Read on »
ECG: 40 y/o Female with Chest Pain by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Also Posted over at ECG Experts Submission thanks to Tim Waters, CCEMTP of Lee County Medstar 40 yo female, thin build with no history/meds/allergies. + smoker. Work ... Read on »
#CoEMS: CPR Effectiveness by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Chronicles of EMS, A Seat at the Table takes on CPR effectiveness.  The Las Vegas video that they mention can be found below as well.  Keep up the good work Justin and Mark! ... Read on »
Product Review: AHA's Rapid STEMI ID by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education I was asked a few months ago to review the American Heart Association's STEMI recognition educational software.  This software was created in response to a deficit f ... Read on »
Research: Management of the Airway in the Burn Patient by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Check this out... J Burn Care Res. 2010 Jul 14. [ Epub ahead of print ] Pre-Burn Center Management of the Burned Airway: Do We Know Enough? Eastman AL, Arnoldo BA, Hu ... Read on »
Research: Prehospital Thrombolysis by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Check this out... Also a topic within  The EKG Club Emerg Med J. 2010 Aug 3. [ Epub ahead of print ] Paramedic decision making: prehospital thrombolysis and beyond. ... Read on »
Research: Pediatric Pain Management by Adam THOMPSON Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Check this out... Am J Emerg Med. 2010 Aug 2. [ Epub ahead of print ] Out-of-hospital emergency medicine in pediatric patients: prevalence and management of pain. Galin ... Read on »