RescueDigest Resources: Top Ten Resuscitation Headlines

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Resuscitation HeadlinesAre the Headlines the whole story? We have to read more to find out!
Top Ten Resuscitation Headlines : It’s no wonder that some services have more effective resuscitation programs than other similarly staffed, comparably funded organizations? We all read the “Headlines” of cardiac resuscitation. “Use the right medications.”, “Medications don’t matter.”, “Airway first!”, Don’t worry about the airway!” It can be confusing for any EMS provider to sort out exactly what they’re supposed to do. Comparing the current science with real-world field evaluations of resuscitation topics, this program takes a look a the top ten headlines in cardiac arrest and reads beyond them to sort out the fact from the fiction, making simple, easy to implement recommendations for improving resuscitation in your community.

New England Center for Rescue & Emergency Medicine’s Own Programs:

Top 10 Resuscitation Headlines: And why you have to read past them for the real story.

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Rom Duckworth is a dedicated emergency responder, author, and educator with more than thirty years of experience working in career and volunteer fire departments, hospital healthcare systems, and private emergency medical services. Rom is a career fire captain and paramedic EMS Coordinator for the Ridgefield (CT) Fire Department and director of the New England Center for Rescue and Emergency Medicine. Rom holds a master’s degree in public administration, is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer program, and is the recipient of the NAEMT Presidential Award, American Red Cross Hero Award, Sepsis Alliance Sepsis Hero Award, and the EMS 10 Innovators Award. Rom is the author of "Duckworth on Education," as well as chapters in more than a dozen EMS, fire, rescue, and medical textbooks and over 100 published articles in fire and EMS magazines. A member of the NAEMT Board of Directors, as well as other national and international advocacy and advisory boards, Rom continues to work for the advancement of emergency services professions. Contact Rom via