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Checking the Pupils During Patient Assessment

An essential part of an EMT’s patient assessment is to check for a pupillary response; mainly that the pupils are equal and reactive to light. The patient’s pupil diameter and how they respond to light will help determine the status of the brain and how it is perfusing and oxygenating, as well as...

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What Is START Triage?

What Is START Triage? Simple triage and rapid treatment (START) refers to the triage method developed in 1983 by the Newport Beach Fire Department and Hoag Hospital in California. START is a triage method used by first responders during a mass casualty incident (MCI) to quickly and efficiently c...

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The Signs and Symptoms of an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

A medical emergency many first responders may encounter during their career is an abdominal aortic aneurysm, also known as a triple A (AAA). What is an AAA? An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a bulging of the aorta caused by a weakening of the walls of this major vessel. When the walls weaken, blo...

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What’s the Difference Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes?

Diabetes mellitus, most often called diabetes, is a metabolic disorder involving insulin production and use. In Type 1 diabetes, the body does not produce the hormone insulin. Those who are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes are resistant to insulin or do not produce enough. Insulin and Blood Glucos...

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What is the Apgar Score for Newborns?

The Apgar scoring system is a tool used to quickly assess the condition of a newborn. Developed by Dr. Virginia Apgar in 1952, this standardized scoring system is used by first responders and other healthcare professionals to assess the status of a newborn one minute after birth and five minutes ...

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Checking the Pupils During Patient Assessment

An essential part of an EMT’s patient assessment is to check for a pupi…

What Is START Triage?

What Is START Triage? Simple triage and rapid treatment (START) refers…

The Signs and Symptoms of an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

A medical emergency many first responders may encounter during their ca…