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PROTOCOL 12: CONVULSIONS/SEIZURES

By Jeff Clawson Hi Brett:  An EMD asked me a couple of questions about Protocol 12: Convulsions/Seizures and thought it would be great to add your insights to my answers in the reply. 1.Why was the question “Is he epileptic or ever had a seizure before?” changed to “Is he an epileptic (diagnosed with a seizure

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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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