Asthma and Respiratory Crisis Management

Outside the Box: An EMS Podcast

18-10-2023 • 46分

In the latest episode of "Outside the Box," join Chief Kevin Leverence and Firefighter/ Paramedic Sean Lackey as they cover the complexities of asthma and other reactive airway diseases. They discuss the efficacy and application of treatments like Albuterol, Magnesium, and the emerging use of Ketamine in respiratory emergencies. Through the conversation, they shed light on some common questions and concerns faced by Paramedics and EMS providers in high-pressure situations, emphasizing the importance of rapid, informed decisions. Whether you are a healthcare professional, a brand-new EMT, or just curious about emergency care, this episode offers a deep dive into real-world challenges and the strategies to tackle them. Dive in, learn, and always think "Outside the Box."

Disclaimer: The Sugar Fire Department, including its officers, employees, and affiliates, shall not be held responsible or liable for any claims, damages, injuries, or losses arising from the use or misuse of the information presented in these videos. It is important to note that the videos are not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers should always adhere to the local protocols set by their agency and Medical Director.