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  • The METHODICAL MSE

    We have spoken about the importance of developing a methodical approach to patient care and then using that approach consistently to gain confidenc...
  • Beyond A&O x4

    So, clearly the MSE begins with determining the patients LOC or level of consciousness.  But, a proper MSE encompasses more than simply determining...
  • MSE starts with LOC

    This sounds simple and in some ways it is. However, this important principle has to be stated. Your Mental Status Exam begins with an immediate de...
  • MSE more than A&O x4....

    The Mental Status Exam, or MSE from now on, is one of the most critical exams a paramedic or first responder must master. Why? We have developed t...
  • Preparation

    Preparation is the key to success. No business or entity or person that has any reasonable amount of success just merely falls into it. Preparatio...
  • Counting Medics?

    As promised we will continue the discussion on multiple medics on scene and the potential implications of patient care problems... Our previous di...
  • Team Development

    https://www.jems.com/articles/2018/10/ambulance-crew-configuration-are-two-paramedics-better-than-one.html Conclusion Understanding ideal cr...
  • Command, Conviction, Confidence

    Setting the tone Part 5 To conclude SETTING THE TONE we will go over the 3 C’s. 1. Command- Take command of the scene and take command of...
  • Confidence

    Setting the Tone Part 4 We have developed the idea and definition of setting the tone as relates to emergency response. Field Medics defines ...
  • Conviction

    Setting the tone Part 3 Conviction The second C of field-medics setting the tone three Cs is CONVICTION. As a paramedic or First Responder respo...
  • Command

    Setting the Tone Part 2 The First of the 3 C’s as we develop Setting the Tone is Command. Setting the tone. We continue to develop and define wh...
  • What about Setting the Tone?

    Setting the Tone Part 1 What is setting the tone? This is an idea or better yet it’s really jargon that is used in many different disciplines...