57 A Cute Syndrome

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(25:26) Stroke and Acute Coronary Syndrome were the ACLS topics of the week. Kelly talks about AHA’s sorid past with stroke, and Ron talks about medics that missed his father in law’s stroke.

“Everyone gets Oxygen” Really? Kelly doesn’t think so. Nor does the AHA.

Hey Nurses, what the mass of a grain? Doesn’t matter, cuz Kelly says any doc that still perscribes it that way should be avoided.

CEVO or Defensive Driving? Hard for Ron to tell the difference.

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Kilts for a Cure

Listener Questions

White Rush, do you have it?
Caitlin: A question for Kelly and Ron. What is your favorite drug and why? Looking forward to hearing Kelly’s answer especially because I bet it’ll be funny.
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  • VinceD

    Thanks for the response last episode, and double thanks for actually talking about the controversy surrounding stroke care. Well done.

  • Christine

    As a former EVOC instructor in the 90’s (before it was a “card course”) I did SO many backwards serpentines in the ambulance… I joke with my partners that I can drive the ‘bolance better backwards than forwards!  We had to parallel park them and back them through a narrowing set of cones, too.  The key to backing is using the fisheye mirror to line up on your target area.