Have a Slow, Quiet Friday the Thirteenth

Also to be posted on ResearchBlogging.org when they relaunch the site.     Superstitious appears to be common among medical people, so this may be seen as offensive. If you doubt me, comment that it is slow...

Cardiac Arrest Dangers Highlighted To Public After Rocker Tom Petty Dies

I saw the first image on Facebook, a headline from the NY Daily News proclaiming that Tom Petty’s death draws attention to dangers of cardiac arrest. I literally smacked my head when I read...

Inside EMS Podcast: The Human Side of Addiction

In this week’s episode of Inside EMS, co-host Chris Cebollero and I invite video producer Ray Kemp to the Guest Table, to talk about his latest EMS video project, a mini-documentary humanizing the face...

Kilted to Kick Cancer 2017: The Home Stretch!

As we have in recent years, the last week of the KTKC 2017 Fundraising Challenge has gone dark, with no standings posted until the final tally in the first week of October. Fundraising standings...

Another reason why patient assessment is key

This weeks episode includes a story why patient assessment is the key to your success and the patients. Plus I talk about EMS exam overwhelm and new vs. Salty EMS provers. Takes a listen and...

Laying The Groundwork For ECG Success

I’ve been messaging a lot this week about basics and building upon the fundamentals before getting into what can be the sexy stuff of many EMS topics. Here is a quick FaceBook Live video...

Kilted to Kick Cancer 2017: September 19 Standings

In the #KTKC2017 fundraising challenge, team standings as of September 19 are: Team Dragon is way out in front, Team JBro is in second, Team AmboDriver is in third, and Team BWall is in...

For You EMS Types…

… there’s a new column up on EMS1. Cure sometimes, treat often, comfort always. Enjoy!

Kilted to Kick Cancer 2017: Week One Standings

Okay, so it’s a few days late, but I’ll been ill and swamped with other responsibilities, so I’m just now getting this up: Bad kilted Ambulance Driver! BAD! That’s $1,015 raised in the first...

8,415,360 minutes #AlwaysRemember

It has been 8,415,360 minutes since 9:59am on September 11, 2001 when the South Tower of the Word Trade Center collapsed. It was on that clear, crisp, perfectly blue skied Tuesday September morning where...