Cardiac Survival for First Responders
First responders are dying from heart attacks! This 16 minute video centers around interviews with 3 first responders who suffered a heart attack and delayed treatment for various reasons.
A collection of various medical scenarios are listed here.
Documentation (Patient Care Reports)
- Easy Auscultation with heart & lung sounds
- Practical Clinical Skills with breath sounds reference guide
International Trauma Life Support
- CPR and AED Cheat Sheet
- EMR Therapy and Vitals Quick Reference
- ITLS Signs, Symptoms and Treatment
- Multi-Lead ECG Electrode Placement.pdf
Taking Care of Yourself
Shift Work Sleep Disorder
According to a study by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), chronic sleep deprivation is a serious health issue for firefighters and fatigue may be responsible for the disproportionately higher fireground injury rates that researchers found during the early morning hours. The team at Tuck.com has created a guide focused on shift work and sleep to help combat this problem.
Substance Abuse Among Firefighters
Information provided by The Recovery Village, an organization dedicated to providing assistance to those with substance abuse issues and co-occurring disorders. This link is provided for information purposes; it is not an endorsement of The Recovery Village or its affiliates.