Re: STEMI EKGs
- --- In email@example.com, Tom Bouthillet <tbouthillet@...> wrote:
> Have you guys seen the new video for the AHA's Mission: Lifeline? I thought
> they did a good job.
I just saw it and I think It's great!
We started our 12 lead program, here in Bourbonnais, Il., last yr. We had 2 Zoll "E"s, now we have 3, one for each amb. We've had 3 STEMI'S this year including 1 full arrest that was brought back prior to hosp. arrival. Pt. had open heart and is doing Great!
That's what it's all about.
Matt Stefanich EMT-P
Bourbonnais fire Prot. Dist.
- In Stavanger, Norway we have a system that is working very well. The paramedics takes a 12 lead ECG and send it to the CCU. A nurse receive the ECG and immediately calls the doctor.If there is a STEMI we call the invasive cardiologist and two nurses, they have a response time on maxiumun 30 minutes until they are ready on the cath lab. If they are ready wheen the the patient arrives to the hospital the paramedics goes directly to the cath lab.The paramedics has been trained in the procedures and have a protocol that they follow. The protocol has been developed with the CCU, cath lab and the emergency unit.Terje
From: Jim Girvin <jim@...>
To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 12, 2009 3:13:47 PM
Subject: Re: [ekg_club] STEMI EKGsUnder EMTALA I'm not even sure bypassing the ED is legal.In my are there are supposedly STEMI protocols inJim Girvin, CC/NREMT-P, EMT-T740.222.9613 (mobile)Sent from my iPhone
On Jul 11, 2009, at 13:46, "Dave Valdes" <quintemedic@ yahoo.ca> wrote:Hi guys,First time comenting on this group.I am proud to say that in many parts of Ontario Canad, we already have code STEMI protocols in place. Bypass closest hospital in lieu of delivering the patient right to the Cath Lab. We even bypass the emerg department unless the pt arrests.Dave
From: Tom Bouthillet <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, July 10, 2009 6:36:44 PM
Subject: Re: [ekg_club] STEMI EKGsOn Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 6:00 PM, <kavinin@aim. com> wrote:
Lieutenant / Paramedic
Town of Hilton Head Island
Fire & Rescue Division
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