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"When a BVM is introduced into the situation that Jess has described in a cancer pt. s/p sz. the patient still having a pulse and hypoventalated (hypoxic) less than adequate ventalations, whether it is to "boost" the ventaltory rate/drive…"
"Thanks for everyone's input so far. I think we're all on the same page, and IF (note capital letters!) a DNR had been presented, I would have done the same thing anyway, because I think that we ASSISTED her ventilations, and did not…"
"HERE'S MY TWO CENTS....
I KNOW HERE IF YOU DON'T HAVE THE DNR IN YOUR HAND, YOU'VE GOT A DUTY TO ACT...
RESCUSCITATION=IS BRINGING BACK FROM DEAD. IF HER CARDIO-STATUS WAS STABLE THEN THAT MEANS SHE'S GOT A HEARTBEAT SO SHE…"
"I would not consider it resusitation. The patient was already breathing and had a pulse. With her cardiovascular status being stable I would have assisted her with a bvm also regardless if a dnr was presented on scene by a family member. If the…"
"In this situation, the DNR was NOT presented, so that was not the issue. We have to abide by any presented (valid) DNRs.
As far as DNR wording goes, some are very simple and the DNR and/or DNI "box" is checked or not. Other times, the…"
We had a terminal cancer patient whose husband called 911 because the patient had fallen out of bed. The patient was responsive for us, but when we were in her room, she began to seize. She came out of the seizure rather quickly, however, we needed to perform some minor upper airway suctioning directly after the seizure for some secretion removal. We also used a BVM for a short period of time for some hypoventilation and shallow respirations immediately following the seizure.Although we were…See More
"I've worked with both spider straps vs. the quick clips. I like the spider straps better, although there are pros/cons for both. The spider straps are great because they are SO much easier to adjust (up/down) on the patient. The top strap…"