EPmedic added a topic in Meet and GreetHello everyoneHi everyone been an EMT-I for a long time, and lapsed while i was overseas working, lol... now im trying to catch back up so i can go back to work.... One day i will figure out how to get Con-Ed while deployed for 12 months at a time
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EPmedic added a topic in Tactical & Military Medicinemedics overseas "iraq or afgan"Just wanted to know how the medics overseas, are getting the required con ed done? is your local training officer taking class or teaching you do overseas as con ed?
any help would be great!
thanks in advance
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EPmedic added a topic in ScenariosMVA with chest painHello everyone been practicing some scenarios while I sit at an airport awaiting a flight back overseas to work.... its been a long time since I have been in a classroom.
Here it goes, also all the medics here are at least EMT-I, with a few military medics thrown in...
You arrive to the scene of an Humvee accident. A female Command Sergeant Major has lost control of her vehicle and driven into a ravine at a slow rate of speed. She is complaining of chest pain, and skin is cool, moist, and pale. She is having difficulty breathing. Your first assessment, you find a seat belt imprint on her chest.
Her vital signs are B/P 178-90, HR 104, R 22, and pulse oximetry is 95%.
She has numbness and tingling down her left arm
Age: 55 years old
Prior history: she tells you she hurt her back a week ago
How do you treat this patient?
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