Airway and the Trauma Patient

February 3rd, 2019

The Ten Minute Medic takes a look at the airway of the trauma patient.  In this session, you will learn:

1.  the role of external and internal respiration.

2.  factors that influence alveolar and cellular gas exchange.

3.  the dangers of hyperventilation of your patient.

Next weeks podcast will continue the discussion of the airway of the trauma patient.  If you would like to have a topic covered, drop me a line at bill.young@eku.edu

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The Pathophysiology of Shock…Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

January 23rd, 2019

This week and next week the Ten Minute Medic will cover the workings of the body in shock and why this topic is probably the most important lecture you will cover in your paramedic class.  This is a two part episode. 

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What the Paramedic Student Needs to Know about Gunshot Wounds and Crime Scene Management

January 13th, 2019

The rules of engagement for active shooting scenes have changed.  No longer can EMS sit back until the "scene is secure".  In this podcast, we will review the kinematics of gunshot wounds that will enable you to better assess, recognize and treat your gunshot patient. 

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Heart Blocks Made Easy-Episode 1

September 11th, 2018

If you are anything like most paramedic students, you will, at some point in time struggle with AV heart blocks.  In this short podcast, learn how to become much more proficient in their identification. 

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