Unfortunately due to the current situation and ongoing pandemic, it's difficult for us to wish you a "Happy" EMS Week, nevertheless, thank you to all the pre-hospital professionals for always being in service. Today's episode is with EMS Chief Juan Cardona, from the Coral Springs - Parkland Fire Department in Florida.
He explores the operational and logistical challenges in responding to an out of hospital cardiac arrest during the age of COVID19 starting from issues related to dispatch, PPE, the ideal location of BLS/ACLS, How to interact with the family, Infection control maneuvers and also the psychological impact on families and providers to have their loved ones pass during the pandemic.
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