Needle chest decompression has long been the standard of prehospital care. But what if we can do better? Klint Kloepping, Flight Paramedic from Nebraska, joins us for a discussion on finger thoracostomy. For those not familiar, a finger thoracostomy is performed by taking a scalpel to the tissues at the 5th rib at the midaxillary […]
About the Host
Dominick is a Nationally Registered Paramedic, Flight Paramedic (FP-C), and Critical Care Paramedic (CCP-C, CCEMT-P) from Buffalo, NY. In addition, he has additional training pertaining to point of care ultrasound, difficult airway management, and neonatal resuscitation.
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