After The Call

By Jordan White

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Description

This podcast is meant to serve those beginning their plunge into critical care or those who simply need a refresher on certain topics. Our goal is to provide easy to understand critical care concepts and content as well as ways to integrate this into your current practice! We are focus not only on critical care topics, but also topics that are relevant to the critical care transport environment and EMS.

Episode Date
Breaking Into Flight Q&A
2114

Jordan answers listeners questions regarding the paths to becoming a flight clinician and more. 

Mar 14, 2019
Biting the Bullet on Mental Health
2126

On this episode, Jordan and Jeremy explore mental health as it relates to public safety. Jeremy Beatty shares his story and testimony on how his struggle led him to become an advocate for others. 

Feb 26, 2019
Getting "bent": Dive Emergencies
1257

Key Points: 

What is Decompression Sickness (DCS) and what causes it? 

Assessments are crucial in determining DCS. DCS can be difficult to identify. 

Use your resources such as dive buddies, dive watches/computers, as well as the Divers Alert Network (1-919-684-9111). 

Understand common symptoms such as a rash, joint pain and fatigue as well as the average time of onset for symptoms.

AGE (arterial gas embolism) and CAGE (cerebral arterial gas embolism) signs, symptoms and treatment. 

Immersion Pulmonary Edema (Onset and treatment)

Treatment of DCS after recognition (Oxygen, fluids, NSAIDS, recompression therapy)

Transport Considerations



Resources:

Dr. Christopher Logue (Hyperbaric Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania) lecture on DCS. 

Divers Alert Network (The Bends)

https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/injuries-poisoning/injury-during-diving-or-work-in-compressed-air/arterial-gas-embolism

http://everything.explained.today/Decompression_sickness/




Feb 22, 2019
Intro to After the Call Podcast
215

This is a brief intro the the new podcast, After the Call. This is a podcast for the medical transport provider and will dive headfirst into industry related topics, evidenced based practice and listener submitted case studies!

Jan 07, 2019