For You EMS Types…

… there’s a new column up on EMS1. Don’t Just Do Something, Stand There. Read, enjoy, share.

Flag burning, patriotism, and reality

Tweet by President-elect Donald Trump on flag burning   Is appearance more important than reality?   Why do people burn the American flag? There may be many reasons, but the essence appears to be an attempt to shock people...

Books for Paramedics and EMTs

Find books for the paramedics and EMTs on your shopping list in the Everyday EMS Bookstore. Start with my Top 9 and also check out all of the other books by paramedics. Or if you...

Inside EMS Podcast: Pain Management Edition

In this week’s episode of Inside EMS, co-host Chris Cebollero and I discuss the current U.S. opioid epidemic, and whether aggressive EMS and ED treatment of pain is a contributing factor. Give us a...

Giving Thanks

I am not perfect. The life I have crafted for myself is not perfect, but there are beautiful things and people in it. I am thankful for the friends and events that have lit...

That for Which I Am Thankful

I am not perfect. The life I have crafted for myself is not perfect. But there are many beautiful things and people in it. There are things for which I could be bitter and...

Video: Jump Roping for Everyday EMS Fitness

Jump roping has become my new hobby, go to stress reliever, running warm-up or short burst of midday exercise. Because all you need is a rope, a bit of space and intensity can be varied...

Are Leading EMS Organizations Losing Their Way?

This week Josh and Jim talk about leading EMS organizations and ask if they are losing their way when it comes to content they are publishing? In particular Jim mentions a recent blog post that...

Hearts Cutthroat

Hearts is an easy to play, easy to learn and fun card game for groups of three or more. It is also a staple evening game at our deer camp. We developed and tested a...

Product Review: Nex Band Smart Bracelet

At CES 2016 (the International Consumer Electronics Show), I saw a pretty inventive company that was making a smart bracelet with interchangeable modules that you snap in an out, and each of these smart...