You’ve Been Left Behind

EMS is being left behind, whether you like it or not. We’re too busy bitching about how hard it is to complete a 120 hour basic first aid course and a meager amount of...

Inside EMS Podcast: Weird Sh*t-O-Meter Edition

Weird EMS calls. Chris Cebollero and I had a great time discussing the weirdest of 2017 and in our careers. What are yours? Share them with us!

What I Hate About Winter

Everything. I suppose I could leave it at that, but that would make this a very short post. So, I’ll expand and elucidate. Snow. I hate snow. I don’t ski nor snow shoe. What I do...

Does the parachute study prove that research doesn’t matter? Part III

Also to be posted on ResearchBlogging.org when they relaunch the site.   Continuing from Part II, which looked at the way the satirical parachute paper misrepresents EBM (Evidence-Based Medicine), but that is expected from satire. You...

Random Thoughts

Pearl Harbor and today’s military I’m trying to up my blogging volume, but my results have been less than stellar. I don’t think I’ll have time to blog every day, so I’m aiming for once...

Gloves…Body Armor…Why Not Helmets?

I recently had the opportunity to try the B2 EMT Paramedic Helmet, which is designed for everyday EMS use. I wore it while teaching the day long NAEMT EMS Safety Course and while working...

Honoring a Do Not Resuscitate tattoo in an unconscious patient

Also to be posted on ResearchBlogging.org when they relaunch the site.   The DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) tattoo is the kind of problem that leads doctors, nurses, and EMS to pretend to be lawyers, lawyers to...

Does the parachute study prove that research doesn’t matter? Part II

  I have finally written Part II. Part III will be next week In the comments to Does the parachute study prove that research doesn’t matter? Part I is the following from Kevin –   The parachute study...

Obstetrical Emergencies | EMS Quick Study Help Tips

EMS quick study help tips discusses obstetrical emergencies. Great review for key concepts to help with exams, EMS patient care, documentation and more. Part one below focuses on anatomy, pregnancy, history taking and complications.    Get...

It’s Hard Advocating For Our EMS Patients

Sometimes it feels like you are going against the current. Even your patients resist when you are trying to advocate for them. Its frustrating but its important to always come full circle and to...