David Geffen School Of Medicine @ UCLA
Prehospital Care Research Forum
UCLA Center
for Prehospital Care

PCRF Research Podcasts

The Prehospital Care Research Forum is dedicated to fostering and improving research in EMS. Below you will find select podcasts discussing current research that affects EMS. These podcasts are meant to review methodology and applicability to prehospital care, promote healthy and respectful discussions, and inspire new research. We encourage you to comment on the podcasts and make suggestions as to how we can improve this feature.

A discussion of the carbon footprint of EMS by Dave, Keith and Marshall

Dave, Keith and Marshall discuss a recent article about carbon emissions and EMS by Blanchard and Brown entitled "Carbon footprinting of North American emergency medical services systems".
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Recent Research in Blood Gasses by Dave, Keith and Marshall

This month Dave, Marshall and Keith discuss recent research in blood gasses, in particular an article entitled "Performance of the RAD-57 pulse CO-oximeter compared with standard laboratory carboxyhemoglobin measurement" by Touger et. al.
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A new paper on endotracheal intubation by Dave, Aaron, Keith and Marshall

Dave, Aaron, Keith and Marshall discuss a recent paper by Dr. Johnathan Studnek entitled The association between prehospital endotracheal intubation attempts and survival to hospital discharge among out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
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Recent research on chest decompression by Dave, Aaron, Keith and Marshall

In this episode, Dave, Aaron, Keith and Marshall discuss three recent papers on chest decompression and what their implications are for the EMS industry.
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The ResQTrial by David, Keith, Aaron and Marshall with Dr. Keith Lurie

Results of the ResQTrial: Dr. Keith Lurie, co-investigator in the trial, and inventor of the ResQPod and ResQPump is interviewed by David Page, Dr. Keith Lurie, Dr. Aaron Burnett, and Marshall Washick; Recorded live Dec. 1, 2010 in St. Paul, Minnesota. This is a complementary podcast to the JEMS January 2010 Priority Traffic Article by David Page. Visit www.jems.com
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