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Category: Science & Medicine

The Resus Bay Podcast is directed at optimizing care through the prehospital setting into the ED. We will challenge you to question and find solutions to problems both in EMS and the ED.

November 28, 2017

The Down and Dirty……Anaphylaxis & Epinephrine

A patient with true anaphylaxis (shortness of breath, wheezing, dysrythmia, swelling) can be extremely stressfull for the EMS provider.  However, early epinephrine adminsitration can have significant positive affects for your patient.  Review your local protocols and make sure you are familiar with your epinephrine dosing.


Stay Safe!!

October 23, 2017

Knee Dislocations…should you be concerned???

You probably wouldn't find yourself being overly concerned if you were presented with a patient that had a knee dislocation.  However, these types of injuries could be life altering.  You could even miss the injury!!!  Tune into our discussion to find out what the risks are and how to identify this type of injury.


Thanks for listening and stay safe.

September 8, 2017

Overdose…An Unusual Presentation

Hello Everyone!!! Yes we are still here.  We apologize to all of our listeners for the delay in releasing new episodes.  This podcast is produced by Delaware County EMS and The Ohio State University Center of EMS.  With that said, we record, edit, and produce our episodes in addition to all of our full time responsibilities.  Needless to say, we have all been very busy.

In this episode we discuss a very unusual presentation of a patient that had overdosed.  Sometimes we get comfortable with how our different pateints present and then we are thrown for a loop.  Let us know what you think.

Spread the word....we are back!!!

May 24, 2017

This Could Be You…..Are You Doing All You Can????

In this episode we were honored to have Mark Rine from the Columbus Division of Fire as our guest.  Mark talked about his battle with cancer and how no one is exempt from this very real danger.  Are you taking care of yourself?  Are you taking all of the precautions available?  Are you helping to protect your fellow crew members?

This doesnt only affect those in the fire service.  If you are an EMS provider then chances are, the vehicle you drive uses diesel.  Diesel fumes are just as deadly!!  Know the risks and learn how to protect yourself.

Click here to find out about Mark's  fight against cancer and how you can help out.


Stay Safe!!

April 7, 2017

Cervical Spine Injuries and Neurology - Bringing it all together!!!

Backboards....spinal cord injuries.....what do we do?  What are the risks?  In this episode we discuss some of the risks to our patients and how we may be hurting them by using backboards!


More Information

Ohio State Wexner Medical Center Awarded Spinal Cord Injury Grant

Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in the United States, 1993-2012

Backboard time for patients receiving spinal immobilization by emergency medical services

Spinal Cord Injury–Induced Immune Deficiency Enhances Infection Susceptibility


Stay Safe!!!

March 17, 2017

Dr. Mazzaferri - Care of the STEMI Patient

Dr. Ernie Mazzaferri joined us to discuss how to best care for STEMI patients.  What to do and what not to do through the eyes of a cardiologist.  Thank you for tuning in, and stay safe!!!!

February 22, 2017

Peri-Mortem C-Section……Have you thought about it?

You have a critically injured pregnant female, she is decompensating, what do you do?  Have you thought about this scenario?  Are equipped to perform it?  Are you allowed to perform it?  What resources do you have available?

In this episode we discuss this very difficult situation that you may be presented with sometime in your career.  We want to thank Dr. Michael Barrie for joining us on this episode of The Resus Bay!




Stay Safe!!

January 26, 2017

Angioedema…What can you do????

We are lucky enough to have Dr. Marlisa Mann with us once again to discuss a topic that is not often thought about.....Angioedema.  Have you dealt with this type of patient?  Does your protocol address this type of patient?  

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In this episode we will give you some answers to help with managing a patient with angioedema!


Stay Safe!

December 15, 2016

Managing Anaphylaxis

Managing a patient with anaphylaxis can be intimidating depending on the severity.  Dr. Marlisa Mann joined us as we discussed what causes anaphylaxis, the major concerns, and the best practice for affectivly treating these patients.  Let us know what you think and STAY SAFE!!!

Increasing Emergency Department Visits for Anaphylaxis, 2005-2014.




November 22, 2016

Prehospital Management of TBI - Quick Tips

Dr. Austin Kosier joined us for some tips on managing our patients with traumatic brain injuries.  There are many different schools of thought on this topic and he breaks it down to the evidence based items you need to know right now.

Let us know what you think of the show and Stay Safe!!!