Bryan E Bledsoe

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Simplifying prehospital analgesia. Why certain medications should or should not be used for pain management in the field
    Bryan Bledsoe
    George Washington University Medical Center, USA
    JEMS 30:56-63. 2005
  2. ncbi The seductive patient
    Bryan Bledsoe
    JEMS 28:34-42. 2003
  3. ncbi Critical incident stress management (CISM): benefit or risk for emergency services?
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Texas Health Sciences Center, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:272-9. 2003
  4. ncbi Flash pulmonary edema: early recognition & prompt prehospital therapy improve patient outcomes
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 29:54-5. 2004
  5. ncbi Traction splint. An EMS relic?
    Bryan Bledsoe
    JEMS 29:64-9. 2004
  6. doi Use of pulse co-oximetry as a screening and monitoring tool in mass carbon monoxide poisoning
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada 89106, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:131-3. 2010
  7. ncbi EMS needs a few more cowboys
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 28:112-3. 2003
  8. ncbi Is my patient faking? The ethical, objective way to react in the field without ammonia
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 33:40, 43. 2008
  9. ncbi Medical helicopter accidents in the United States: a 10-year review
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of North Texas Health Sciences Center, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 56:1325-8; discussion 1328-9. 2004
  10. ncbi The missing drugs
    Bryan Bledsoe
    JEMS 29:30-6. 2004

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. ncbi Simplifying prehospital analgesia. Why certain medications should or should not be used for pain management in the field
    Bryan Bledsoe
    George Washington University Medical Center, USA
    JEMS 30:56-63. 2005
    ..This protocol can easily be added to the EMT education program or through a continuing education session. All of the other agents discussed have absolutely no role in modern prehospital care...
  2. ncbi The seductive patient
    Bryan Bledsoe
    JEMS 28:34-42. 2003
  3. ncbi Critical incident stress management (CISM): benefit or risk for emergency services?
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Texas Health Sciences Center, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:272-9. 2003
    ..Described in 1983 as critical incident stress debriefing (CISD), CISM was originally marketed to help emergency personnel deal with ostensibly stressful situations they would encounter as a part of their work...
  4. ncbi Flash pulmonary edema: early recognition & prompt prehospital therapy improve patient outcomes
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 29:54-5. 2004
  5. ncbi Traction splint. An EMS relic?
    Bryan Bledsoe
    JEMS 29:64-9. 2004
    ..Thus, with the relatively low usage of the traction splint, it may be time to revisit guidelines that require traction splints on every ambulance and rescue vehicle. They may be, in essence, an EMS relic we may want to part with...
  6. doi Use of pulse co-oximetry as a screening and monitoring tool in mass carbon monoxide poisoning
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada 89106, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:131-3. 2010
    ..Using both atmospheric CO monitoring and pulse CO-oximetry technology, fire department personnel were able to diagnose the cause of the patient's illness and later identify the source of CO in the plant...
  7. ncbi EMS needs a few more cowboys
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 28:112-3. 2003
  8. ncbi Is my patient faking? The ethical, objective way to react in the field without ammonia
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 33:40, 43. 2008
  9. ncbi Medical helicopter accidents in the United States: a 10-year review
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of North Texas Health Sciences Center, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 56:1325-8; discussion 1328-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether the proliferation of medical helicopter operations in the United States was associated with a subsequent increase in the number of accidents..
  10. ncbi The missing drugs
    Bryan Bledsoe
    JEMS 29:30-6. 2004
  11. ncbi 25 physical examination pearls: important tips to help you polish your hands-on patient assessment skills
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 30:58-60, 62-74, 77. 2005
  12. ncbi Missed pericardial tamponade. When a medical patient becomes a trauma patient
    Bryan Bledsoe
    JEMS 30:42-55. 2005
  13. ncbi The HAINES position. Australia's answer for first response spinal immobilization has arrived
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Washington University Medical Center, USA
    JEMS 31:72-4. 2006
  14. ncbi Dr. Bob's patient. Exploring the EMS/physician's office interface
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 31:52-4, 56-61. 2006
  15. ncbi Helicopter scene transport of trauma patients with nonlife-threatening injuries: a meta-analysis
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, and Saint Johns Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Trauma 60:1257-65; discussion 1265-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the percentage of patients transported by helicopter who have nonlife-threatening injuries...
  16. ncbi System Abusers. Can psychosocial interventions reduce the burden on EMS resources?
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 31:72-7. 2006
  17. ncbi Have we set the bar too high? The realities of prehospital care vs. myths of the past
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 32:113-9. 2007
  18. ncbi The heart dangers of CO. Understanding cardiovascular risks to responders from CO exposure
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 32:54-9. 2007
  19. doi The disappearing endotracheal tube: historic skill threatened by lack of practice & new devices
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, NV, USA
    JEMS 34:88-99. 2009
    ..In actuality, many paramedics of that era were graduated without ever having the opportunity to perform an ETI on a living patient...
  20. ncbi The misplaced endotracheal tube?
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 29:36-8; discussion 38-50. 2004
  21. ncbi No more coma cocktails. Using science to dispel myths & improve patient care
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 27:54-60. 2002
    ..m. Coma cocktails are bad medicine. Let's banish them from our EMS armamentarium...
  22. ncbi Air medical helicopter accidents in the United States: a five-year review
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Texas Health Sciences Center, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:94-8. 2003
    ..To determine the number of air medical helicopter accidents in the United States during a five-year period beginning January 1, 1997, and ending December 31, 2001...
  23. ncbi Uncover hidden trauma
    Bryan Bledsoe
    JEMS 28:16. 2003
  24. ncbi Adios, Rampart: give medical control the boot
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 27:168. 2002
  25. ncbi Pain & comfort: the pathophysiology of pain & prehospital treatment options
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 28:50-67. 2003
  26. doi Low-fractional oxygen concentration continuous positive airway pressure is effective in the prehospital setting
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, NV 89106, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:217-21. 2012
    ..With increasing concerns about the detrimental effects of hyperoxia, we sought to determine whether CPAP using a low FiO(2) (28%-30%) was effective in the prehospital setting...
  27. ncbi Sight-threatening eye injuries: prehospital management of ophthalmological emergencies
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 29:94-106; quiz 108-9. 2004
  28. ncbi Breaking the surface: Arm yourself with knowledge about penetrating trauma
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    University of Nevada School of Medicine, USA
    JEMS 37:58-64. 2012
    ..The role of prehospital personnel is to detect these injuries, provide essential emergency care and ensure that the patient is delivered to the closest appropriate facility...
  29. ncbi High-dose steroids for acute spinal cord injury in emergency medical services
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Texas Health Sciences Center, Midlothian, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 8:313-6. 2004
  30. ncbi Enigmatic rhythm: swift action is key in complex cardiac case
    Christopher Krall
    University Medical Center, Las Vegas, USA
    JEMS 37:26-7. 2012
    ..In this case, they identified the problem, transported promptly and alerted the staffin a busy ED of the patient's complex and deteriorating condition...
  31. doi Can emergency medical services personnel effectively place and use the Supraglottic Airway Laryngopharyngeal Tube (SALT) airway?
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada 89106, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 15:359-65. 2011
    ..Among these is the Supraglottic Airway Laryngopharyngeal Tube (SALT), which was designed to function as a basic mechanical airway and as an endotracheal tube (ET) introducer for blind endotracheal intubation (ETI)...
  32. ncbi Unwelcome visitors: is EMS ready for fire ants and killer bees
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    George Washington University Medical Center, USA
    EMS Mag 36:68, 70, 72 passim. 2007
    ..Such a response should assure adequate personnel and, above all, rescuer safety. The protocol should be periodically practiced and reviewed...
  33. ncbi Future trends in prehospital pain management
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 28:68-71. 2003
  34. ncbi What should we do?
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    University of Nevada at Las Vegas, USA
    JEMS 33:66-74; quiz 74-5. 2008
  35. ncbi EMS mythology, Part 3. EMS myth #3: Critical incident stress management (CISM) is effective in managing EMS-related stress
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Emerg Med Serv 32:77-80. 2003
  36. ncbi Searching for the evidence behind EMS
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Emerg Med Serv 32:63-7. 2003
    ..EBM is a sound and fairly simple way to merge the two. Take your prehospital practice to the next level--give evidence-based medicine a try...
  37. ncbi EMS mythology. EMS myth #2. Thombolytic therapy is the standard of care for acute ischemic stroke
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Emerg Med Serv 32:63-5. 2003
  38. ncbi It's Isaac again
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 27:58-9. 2002
  39. ncbi EMS mythology. EMS myth #7. System status management (SSM) lowers response times and enhances patient care
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Emerg Med Serv 32:158-9. 2003
  40. ncbi The Golden Hour: fact or fiction?
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Emerg Med Serv 31:105. 2002
  41. ncbi Holding back: issues in patient restraint
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Central Texas Regional EMS
    JEMS 32:74-85. 2007
  42. ncbi Is aspirin part of your chest pain protocol?
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Emerg Med Serv 32:52-3. 2003
  43. ncbi EMS mythology, Part 5. EMS myth #5: Steroids are effective in the treatment of acute spinal cord injury
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Emerg Med Serv 32:92-3, 95. 2003
  44. ncbi EMS mythology. EMS myth #8: Public-utility models are the most efficient model for providing prehospital care
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Emerg Med Serv 32:45-7. 2003
  45. ncbi Emergency EMS mythology, Part 4. Lights and sirens save a significant amount of travel time and save lives
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Emerg Med Serv 32:72-3. 2003
  46. ncbi Beyond the debriefing debate: what should we be doing?
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Emerg Med Serv 32:60-2, 64, 66-8. 2003
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  47. ncbi The elephant in the room: does OMT have proved benefit?
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 104:405-6; author reply 406. 2004
  48. ncbi EMS mythology. Part 1
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Emerg Med Serv 32:99-101. 2003
  49. ncbi This procedure stinks: the hazards of ammonia inhalant use
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 28:52-3. 2003
  50. ncbi Disorders of temperature regulation: prehospital implications
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
    JEMS 28:36-50. 2003
    ..By close observation of the patient, it should be fairly easy to determine which underlying processes are causing the observed signs and symptoms. With this knowledge, you can provide competent, compassionate prehospital care...
  51. ncbi EMS myth #6. Air medical helicopters save lives and are cost-effective
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    Emerg Med Serv 32:88-90. 2003