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  1. EXPANDING EMS: UPGRADING FROM BLS TO ALS

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Jan 1997

    EXPANDING EMS: UPGRADING FROM BLS TO ALS BY GORDON M. SACHS An estimated ..... responders and EMTs provide basic life support ( BLS ), which involves medical treatment not ..... and invasive procedures. Expanding from BLS first response service to ALS first response

  2. OMNI™ PRO FIRE BLS / ALS Total System (TS Ready™)

    Blogs

    Thu, 6 Dec 2012

    The OMNIâ ¢ PRO FIRE is the perfect BLS / ALS bag for the first responder who wants an organized solution for their equipment with options.

  1. Status Seizures: A BLS Approach

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 May 2008

    very difficult. Good basic life support ( BLS ) management is key to delivering a viable ..... Good advanced life support starts with good BLS . Anytime a first responder provides superb ..... have an easier time continuing care. A BLS provider focused on the immediate needs

  2. BLS CPAP: Improving Breathing in the Prehospital Setting

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jun 2008

    lungs are only one-third full with rales, and he is calmer. In fact, Carl received the very same standard of care from his BLS providers as an ALS unit would have delivered, if one had been available: nitroglycerin administration and CPAP. This level of

  3. BLS CPAP: Improving Breathing in the Prehospital Setting

    Online Articles

    Sun, 1 Jun 2008

    lungs are only one-third full with rales, and he is calmer. In fact, Carl received the very same standard of care from his BLS providers as an ALS unit would have delivered, if one had been available: nitroglycerin administration and CPAP. This level of

  4. Treating Pregnant Patients with Edema

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Dec 2009

    volunteer fire department basic life support ( BLS ) ambulance. Advanced life support (ALS ..... transport to the local hospital. On the local BLS ambulance crew’s arrival, the patient was ..... ALS was dispatched simultaneously with BLS and was in transit to the couple’s location

  5. Documenting Within Your Scope of Practice

    Online Articles

    Wed, 13 Feb 2002

    asked is whether an EMT should document on the BLS patient care report those interventions or assessments ..... in "tiered" systems; that is, where the BLS and ALS is provided by separate organizations. BLS will respond in a transporting ambulance and

  6. New Product Manager Joins the MERET® Team

    Online Articles

    Mon, 25 Jun 2007

    developing a "new breed" of innovative BLS / ALS products for first responders. MERET ..... those challenges by designing a new breed of BLS / ALS products that work better with the ..... According to Stevens, "Our new OMNI Total BLS / ALS System is a great example of the thought

  7. True North Gear Trauma Bag

    Blogs

    Mon, 8 Jul 2013

    for major trauma, cardiac and other medical emergencies. Main compartments and five external pockets keep large amounts of BLS and ALS equipment well organized for quick access. Main pocket has fully adjustable dividers for custom configuration and can

  8. Fire-Based EMS: The Solution for an Ailing System?

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Feb 2011

    departments provide some level of EMS. 1 Some fire departments provide emergency medical treatment at the basic life support ( BLS ) level, using emergency medical technicians (EMTs), while others may provide care at the advanced life support (ALS) level