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Burns and the Rule of Nines

The “rule of nines” was developed by a surgeon named Dr. Alexander Wallace as a method for healthcare professionals to quickly estimate the amount of surface area that has been burned on a person. This method assigns percentages to different sections of a person’s body and, based on the calculati...

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Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment of Epiglottitis in Children

The epiglottis is the small flap of cartilaginous tissue at the back of the throat that covers the larynx and trachea when we swallow, preventing aspiration of food or liquid into the lungs. Epiglottitis is when the epiglottis becomes inflamed, most commonly from a bacterial infection. This is ty...

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Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

According to the Centers for Disease Control, approximately 6.2 million Americans are diagnosed with congestive heart failure (CHF), a disorder that affects how adequately the heart pumps. Sometimes referred to as “heart failure,” CHF specifically describes the stage where the heart muscle is dam...

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Over 12 million Americans are diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), while another 12 million people may have the disease and not be aware of it. What Is COPD? The term COPD refers to several respiratory diseases, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. COPD develops s...

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Signs and Symptoms of a Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)

A typical call that EMTs will respond to in their career is a cerebrovascular accident (CVA), otherwise known as a stroke. A CVA can mimic a few other types of medical emergencies, such as hypoglycemia or a head injury, so EMTs need to recognize the signs and symptoms of a stroke and react prompt...

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Burns and the Rule of Nines

The “rule of nines” was developed by a surgeon named Dr. Alexander Wall…

Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment of Epiglottitis in Children

The epiglottis is the small flap of cartilaginous tissue at the back of…

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

According to the Centers for Disease Control, approximately 6.2 million…