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This is the AMPED (Air Methods Prehospital EDucation) podcast brought to you by Air Methods, a leader in air medical transport, with the mission to deliver critical care discussion and content to both the prehospital and in-hospital care providers through clinician interviews and expert clinical commentary.

Jul 20, 2022

First responders see the unique, the unusual, the horrifying and the heartbreaking on a regular basis. On some calls, all the breaks go your way. On other calls, anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. That's the cost of experience. On this episode of AMPED, our team discusses an accident involving a rock crusher...


Jun 15, 2022

What do you do when you receive a patient who is in critical cardiac condition after being in jail? Did they already have a heart disease that is getting worse? Or was it something they took? Or was it a prescribed medicine that they couldn't take? Regardless, it can be a struggle to find an answer.  At this point...


May 18, 2022

Did you misread that title? Maybe you did and maybe you didn't. Emergency medicine requires our professionals to work from limited information and rely on instincts and assessment to diagnose and treat a patient. This usually leads our team down the right path, but sometimes leads them astray and takes them down...


Apr 20, 2022

First responders and clinicians often see things that are unimaginable to the average person as a part of their jobs. Yes, this is the nature of the work, but first responders and clinicians are human, and sometimes what they see affects them deeply. First responders have a 2.5x increased risk of suicide compared to...


Mar 16, 2022

When a tornado strikes and causes a mass casualty incident (MCI), how does the team integrate itself into a larger team of first responders doing a variety of different jobs? How does the team arrive on scene when flight is impossible? And upon successfully saving one life, how does the team reconcile that success with...