I… Can’t… Catch… My… Breath…

Nov 13 2021
14:00 - 15:00
Ballroom B

I… Can’t… Catch… My… Breath…

Is it wet?  Is it dry?  Simple ways to assess patients who are complaining of difficulty breathing.  From the most reversible cases to the most permanent, this session will give you a new way to look at shortness of breath.

Learner Objectives:

  • Differentiate between different causes of respiratory distress
  • Formulate a working diagnosis for patients with difficulty breathing
  • Incorporate pathophysiology principles of respiratory insufficiency into assessment and treatment techniques in the prehospital environment