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  1. Teillard

    Teillard 7+ Year Member

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    Wondering what folks think about these things considering the resurgence in attention to venous return/MSFP in volume responsive patient's. If PLR is effective in determining volume responsiveness, could there be a role in MASTs for resuscitation still?
     
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  3. goodoldalky

    goodoldalky Member 10+ Year Member

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    Obsolete, at our institution we will use binders and REBOA
     
  4. Apollyon

    Apollyon Screw the GST Physician Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

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    We talked about this last night during paramedic recert. PASG (MAST) is gone, and I don't think it's ever coming back.
     
  5. Fox800

    Fox800 That drug that starts with "d"... Physician 10+ Year Member

    Gone, gone, gone.
     
  6. RustedFox

    RustedFox We're all stars now. In the GOAT RODEO. 10+ Year Member

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    Can someone explain the acronyms in this thread to me? I remember "MAST"s... vaguely.
    There was a cartoon in the 80's known as "M.A.S.K.", which was also cool for its time.
     
  7. Apollyon

    Apollyon Screw the GST Physician Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

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    Military Anti-Shock Trousers. Pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment.

    So, MAST pants is redundant.
     
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  8. bravotwozero

    bravotwozero Chronically ambitious 10+ Year Member

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    What's REBOA?


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  9. RustedFox

    RustedFox We're all stars now. In the GOAT RODEO. 10+ Year Member

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    MSFP/PLR?
     
  10. The White Coat Investor

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    I've never actually seen MAST.
     
  11. Apollyon

    Apollyon Screw the GST Physician Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

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    You're not old enough! I have, in my pre-med EMS days.
     
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  12. gutonc

    gutonc No Meat, No Treat Administrator Physician PhD 10+ Year Member

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    A fibrotic stroma
    I thought it was just me (the non-EM guy).
     
  13. Dr Mantis Toboggan

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  14. Apollyon

    Apollyon Screw the GST Physician Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

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    Mean Systolic Filling Pressure. Passive Leg Raise.
     
  15. racerwad

    racerwad Physician 7+ Year Member

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    We had a set under the bench seat of our medic units for the longest time and we checked they were sitting there on our dailys. Ahh, dusty memories.
     
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  16. carbonizedeyesockets

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    I actually applied a PASG once when I was a medic (over a decade ago), but we used it to stabilize a suspected pelvic fracture. I do not see these coming back at all for any reason.
     
  17. Apollyon

    Apollyon Screw the GST Physician Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

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    Paramedic, or 91A/68W?
     
  18. medic4lyfe

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    As of 3ish years ago, they were mandated by state law to still be on EMS rigs where I worked.

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  19. racerwad

    racerwad Physician 7+ Year Member

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    Are these rigs DeLoreans? Because it sounds like some time traveling is going on.
     
  20. carbonizedeyesockets

    carbonizedeyesockets 2+ Year Member

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    Paramedic (civilian).
     
  21. Apollyon

    Apollyon Screw the GST Physician Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

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    I'm recerting paramedic right now!
     
  22. drmwvr

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    Mean systemic filling pressure (mean circulatory filling pressure)...it drives venous return.
     
  23. Apollyon

    Apollyon Screw the GST Physician Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

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    I found one reference that called it "systolic", or so I thought. Maybe I just bagged it!
     
  24. medic4lyfe

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    Nothing special happened when we got them up to 88... other than a lecture from the boss about safe driving practices.

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