O2 Amp Vein Glasses – Product Review

So I’ve seen these glasses advertised around the web and on Facebook talking about how EMT’s and Paramedics are using them to see veins for IV starts and to identify blood pooling, such as...

Which Was The Plan All Along

An interesting article in Forbes Magazine online, Medicaid For None, Not All With the Affordable Care Act crumbling around them, Democrats will look to unveil their next healthcare plan at the National Convention in Philadelphia. President...

Dear Future President: A Few Questions from EMS

Dear Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, Nominations are finished and you are painting your differences, mostly in broad brushstrokes, on policy and regulatory issues to voters. Health care, one of the dominant political issues of the past...

Facebook: Power for EMS Good or a Nefarious Tool for Evil?

In preparation for the Pinnacle EMS 2016 conference I wrote this article: How to use Facebook to announce an EMS LODD A LODD is unpredictable, but like any other low-frequency, high-consequence incidents, pre-planning is critical to...

How To End Your EMS Career

EMS paramedics in patient ‘selfie war’ face charge The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has charged a former Okaloosa County EMS paramedic and issued a warrant for another in connection with a criminal investigation that revealed...

Narcotics & Opiates | EMS Quick Study Help

This episode of the EMS quick study guide tips and help focuses on overdose or poisoning using narcotics/opiates.     Be sure to Share this or Like via Facebook.

Elizabeth

Her name was Elizabeth. In a previous life, while younger, and less mature, she was known as Betty. She had worked first as a stripper, then as an escort, in order to support her drug...

The Ignorance Is Strong Here

Sometimes, I have a hard time finding something to write about. Especially something about EMS. I’ve been in EMS a long time, a really long time. In fact, I was in EMS before it...

The Fire Service Was Supposed To Take Over EMS

I’ve never met Michael Morse, but his blog Rescuing Providence is must read for anyone in EMS. He worked for many years as an EMT and Firefighter in an agency that is not known...

Poisoning & OD | EMS Quick Study Help Part 29

EMS paramedic study guide tips for cholinergic and anticholinergic poisonings or overdoses. Types, signs and symptoms as well as management of poisoning patients in the EMS field.     Get your copy of the EMS Quick Study...