Takeaway from the EMS 3.0 Transformation Summit

A few weeks ago I went on a call for a 23 year old patient who had a toothache. She had had a tooth removed at a hospital-based dental clinic four hours earlier and...

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Some gal had a seizure at a bagel shop. Which is too bad, because we are hungry and it’s generally frowned upon to buy breakfast while a patient is having a medical emergency. Of course,...

The March for Science is a March for Honesty and Accountability

  There were some great signs at the March for Science because the march was about truth and it is difficult to go wrong defending the search for truth. The only time people seem to...

Product Review: GUNNAR Emissary Premium Rx Glasses

My desk on a good day. Blue Light Is Harmful! I’ve minced no words about it. I have not been ambiguous about the subject. Blue light is damaging your vision, wrecking your sleep patterns, and potentially...

Product Review: Magnum Stealth Force 8.0 SZ

The nice folks at Magnum Boots have provided me with another opportunity to review a set of their boots, and this time, they sent me a set of Magnum Stealth Force 8.0 Side Zip...

The Irony of being listed on BadBusiness.org

  Badbusiness.org is a site that appears to be set up with the same goal as my blog, so it is ironic that their most recent article is about my blog (roguemedic.com). On their front...

Inside EMS Podcast: Co-Host Cage Match Edition!

Inside EMS podcast discusses whether paramedics are capable of accurately triaging patients by phone to non-ED destinations and non-ambulance transport. My esteemed co-host has his head so far up his rectum on this issue...

Are You Alone In This EMS Thing?

Do you ever feel like you are the only one actually caring or doing your job in EMS? I dunno, sometimes I feel like when it comes to doing the right thing and what...

Inside EMS Podcast: Confidence, Competence, and Conceit

In this week’s episode of Inside EMS, co-host Chris Cebollero and I discuss how confidence is developed (and destroyed) for EMS providers. If you’ve worked with an overconfident paragod, or a good EMT paralyzed...

The ‘Sexelance’ Provides Safe Haven For Denmark Sex Workers

The BBC has a very interesting article titled How an ambulance became a place for safe sex. From the article: It’s not very inviting as I step inside. It still looks very medical – grey...