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Prehospital Care Research Forum
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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.

"Challenges and Solutions During Paramedic Endotracheal Intubation" - PCRF Journal Club by Dave Page, Megan Corry, Jeff Anderson

Sponsored by the Prehospital Care Research Forum (PCRF) and facilitated by Fisdap, this monthly webinar series features discussions of recently published EMS research.

This month, we discussed two articles about airway management. The second article discussed was "The Process of Prehospital Airway Management: Challenges and Solutions During Paramedic Endotracheal Intubation," by Matthew E. Prekker, MD, MPH; Heemun Kwok, MD, MS; Jenny Shin, MPH; David Carlbom, MD; Andreas Grabinsky, MD; and Thomas D. Rea, MD, MPH (published June 2014 in Critical Care Medicine).

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"Advanced Airway Management is Necessary in Prehospital Trauma Patients" - PCRF Journal Club by Dave Page, Megan Corry, Jeff Anderson

Sponsored by the Prehospital Care Research Forum (PCRF) and facilitated by Fisdap, this monthly webinar series features discussions of recently published EMS research.

This month, we discussed two articles about airway management. The first article discussed was "Advanced Airway Management is Necessary in Prehospital Trauma Patients," by D. J. Lockey, B. Healey, K. Crewdson, G. Chalk, A. E. Weaver, and G. E. Davies (published December 23, 2014 in British Journal of Anaesthesia).

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"Outcomes After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Treated by BLS vs. ALS" - PCRF Journal Club by Dave Page, Keith Monosky, Chris Ryther, Lawrence Brown

Sponsored by the Prehospital Care Research Forum (PCRF) and facilitated by Fisdap, this monthly webinar series features discussions of recently published EMS research.

This month, we discussed "Outcomes After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Treated by Basic vs Advanced Life Support," by Prachi Sanghavi, BS; Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD; Joseph P. Newhouse, PhD; Alan M. Zaslavsky, PhD. (Published online November 24, 2014 in JAMA Internal Medicine.)

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"Do all trauma patients benefit from tranexamic acid?" - PCRF Journal Club by Dave Page, Keith Monosky, Keith Wesley, Jeff Anderson, Lawrence Brown

Sponsored by the Prehospital Care Research Forum (PCRF) and facilitated by Fisdap, this new monthly webinar features a discussion of recently published EMS research. 

This month, we discussed two articles. In this second part, listen to the dicsussion of "Do all trauma patients benefit from tranexamic acid?" (Published June 2014 in Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery).
 
Listen to the podcast discussion of just this article, or check out the entire webinar recording on YouTube.

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Testing of Junctional Tourniquets to Control Simulated Groin Hemorrhage - PCRF Journal Club by Dave Page, Keith Monosky, Keith Wesley, Jeff Anderson, Lawrence Brown

Sponsored by the Prehospital Care Research Forum (PCRF) and facilitated by Fisdap, this new monthly webinar features a discussion of recently published EMS research. 

This month, we discussed two articles. First was "Testing of junctional tourniquets by military medics to control simulated groin hemorrhage," published Fall 2014 in Journal of Special Operations Medicine. Tune in next week for part 2!
 
Listen to the podcast discussion of the first article, or check out the entire webinar recording on YouTube.

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