Respiratory Emergencies P9 | Hyperventilation | EMS Study Help Tips

This last episode on respiratory emergencies focuses on hyperventilation. These EMS study help tips can help you with key elements of content you need to know to pass your paramedic exams. They are also...

Are You Biding Your Time In EMS?

Do you see EMS as a career? A profession worthy of education and dedication at the individual level? Or do you view it as a stepping stone. Recently there has been some discussion on two real...

More SMACSS

Social Media Assisted Career Suicide Syndrome is a phrase created by Dave Statter of Statter911. That term goes under the “I wish I thought of it first” file. At least I wish I put...

Verizon’s Palm Device – Redundant or Boon?

So, it’s not really a phone that makes calls, texts, runs Android with a full suite of apps, has a 12MP camera, runs social media, does voice commands, plays media, can run without your...

Side By Side Comparison

A couple of months ago, I posted about a new gun that I bought. It’s a very nice Springfield Armory XDE in 9mm. Anyone who reads my column on a regular basis knows of my...

How EMS1 Chooses Content

This weeks podcast is joined by EMS1.com’s Greg Friese. Greg took some time with Jim to discuss just how a big EMS site like EMS1.com chooses content to show it’s readers. This was a very...

What if a mass murderer survives shootout with police?

The Tree of Life shooter survived his shootout with police. Many, but not all, active shooters have suicide as the final act in their despicable, murderous plan. For those who don’t EMS may be...

How to Make Applesauce

Here’s a really easy recipe for applesauce that you can make at home, the fire station, ambulance station, hunting camp or office. What you’ll need: Apples, washed Slow cooker Food mill Steps to make applesauce Wash apples Cut up apples (be...

Respiratory Emergencies P8 | Pneumothorax | EMS Study Help Tips

More on respiratory emergencies in EMS. Study help tips for paramedics and EMT’s on spontaneous and tension pneumothorax. Do you find these videos helpful? Claim the complete EMS study help and tips resource by clicking...

Respiratory Emergencies P7 | Pulmonary Embolism | EMS Study Help Tips

One respiratory emergency when your assessment as an EMS professional can really matter is pulmonary embolism. While we can’t do much in the field, recognizing a pulmonary embolism can mean the difference for your...