Calcium Facts for the EMS Provider

Calcium Facts for the EMS Provider

A quick, down, and dirty review of calcium administration for the EMS provider who doesn't want to listen to an hour's worth of drivel from some paramedic puffing out his chest...

Show notes

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Webster, et. al. (2016). Ionised calcium levels in major trauma patients who received blood in the ED. Emer Med J 33(8).

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