Training paramedics in focussed echo in life support – paramedics can learn some new tricks
The PUCA team have published the first results of our study looking at the feasibility and utility of paramedic ultrasound scanning during OHCA. An article in this edition of the European Journal of Emergency Medicine shows our finding that paramedic can be successfully taught to obtain good views using a focussed ultrasound technique, and that these skills and associated technical knowledge are retained over time.
Booth KL, Reed MJ, Brady S, Cranfield KR, Kishen R, Letham K, et al. Training paramedics in focussed echo in life support. European Journal of Emergency Medicine 2015.
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