Breathe Easy Kevin

I met Kevin Przybyl on my tour of the Lancaster Volunteer Ambulance station in 1999. I had been accepted as a member a few hours earlier and was waiting for my EMT card to...

Inside EMS Podcast: Pediatric Edition

On this week’s episode of Inside EMS, we welcome pediatric guru Dr. Peter Antevy, inventor of the Handtevy Pediatric Emergency System, to the Guest Table. Check it out, and give us your thoughts.

Texas bill would let firefighters, EMTs carry firearms

  There is a bill in Texas to require employers to allow EMS personnel to carry guns on the job.   “I would be in favor of leaving guns in the hands of police officers,” Waco Fire...

Livable Wage Omitted From EMS Worker Bill of Rights

Last week I blogged about the press conference held by California Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez to announce the Emergency Medical Service Worker Bill of Rights. On Tuesday the bill text for AB-263 was ammended revealing...

For You EMS Types…

… there’s a new column up on EMS1. Stop bragging about your emotional pain, instead be proud of overcoming it. Enjoy, and share with your friends.

Ultrasound In EMS & ED Docs On Patrol?

I’m posting this first quick podcast to hopefully begin a new series. Sort of a supplement to the longer shows and my quick takes and tips in EMS. Not sure what to call it…...

Coma & ALOC | EMS Quick Study Help

Recognizing coma and altered level of consciousness in EMS patient assessment. Paramedic exam study tips video focusing on coma and LOC.     Get all the EMS Quick Study Help Tips by downloading the leading resource. Click...

Read ‘The Book That Changed America’ for Darwin Day 2017

  Arriving just before the Civil War, On the Origin of Species was a godsend for abolitionists in America. Charles Darwin provided evidence that we are all the same in the eyes of science. Given...

For You EMS Types…

… there’s a new column up on EMS1. Service is what you can give the vast majority of your patients who are neither emergent nor truly in need of medicine. It’s the way you...

Hundreds of Medical Groups Send a Vaccine Safety Letter to the President

Image credit   The rate of autism diagnosis has increased dramatically as people eat more organic food, but that does not mean that organic food causes autism. The way to find out is to study this. Researchers...