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DOUBLE SQUIGGLY LINES

Dr. Jeff Clawson explains the meaning behind a symbol found in the IAED Protocols and also generally used in the medical world—those mysterious double squiggly lines.

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ASPIRIN DIAGNOSTIC

Dr. Jeff Clawson, creator of the IAED Protocols and Academy co-founder, addresses the question of if it is ever appropriate for an EMD to bypass ASA administration.

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PROPOSED TWO-QUESTION PRE-CPR PROCESS MAY HURT LIVE PEOPLE, MISSES AIRWAY CONTROL, AND DOES NOT INSURE SAFETY FOR ALL

By Jeff Clawson, M.D. and Brett Patterson The following question is a summary of inquiries regarding an experimental, 2-question algorithm, fostered from outside the Academy, intended to speed time-to-compressions in cardiac arrest cases. Question: Dear Dr. Clawson: Has the Academy considered adopting the 2-question algorithm recommended in the recently published Emergency Medical Service Dispatch Cardiopulmonary

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