Of Blogs And Linking

As my loyal readership, such as it is, has no doubt noticed, I’ve been blogging more although less about EMS. I’ll work on that part, since this is after all an EMS related blog. I...

EMS Tips – The Cost of Interruptions – Med Errors – Compression Fraction

New message alert. Incoming call alert. Post comment alert. “Hey, can I ask you a quick question … ” Another new text message alert. “Did you watch the …. ” Our work days, whether it’s an 8-, 10-,...

Prehospital cooling to improve successful targeted temperature management after cardiac arrest: A randomized controlled...

  Also to be posted on ResearchBlogging.org when they relaunch the site. This is a nice study, which unfortunately ran into problems with enrollment and funding. There are some things that I think should have been...

The Stupidity Of Prohibition

The 18th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States outlawed the sale, possession, transportation, and importation of “intoxicating liquors” into the country. Section 1. After one year from the ratification of this article the...

EMS Tips – Falcon Heavy Rocket – Firefighters Held at Gun Point – Wash...

1. SpaceX launched a really, really big rocket In one of my favorite Simpson’s episodes Homer bemoans another boring space launch. Unlike Homer I am fascinated watching the recent SpaceX launches streamed live from Florida,...

“This Story Broke The Internet”

Almost every day we read that something “Broke the Internet” or that “Twitter went crazy.” We learn that Facebook went wild, or something similar. All of which is pretty silly since the Internet, Twitter, and...

EMS Quick Study Help Tips | Labor & Delivery

So how many babies have you delivered as a paramedic or EMT? After all it is everyones favorite call….. right? This weeks Monday Minutes goes into L&D and the three stages of labor. This is...

EMS1 – Dallas Standoff – Gold Medal Norovirus – Opioid Epidemic Response Flounders

1. Dallas SWAT Steps Away from Killer for Hours (DallasNews.com) Powerful. How the Dallas SWAT team cornered and killed the July 7 police shooter Go inside with the Dallas SWAT team as they tracked, talked to...

EMS Tips – On Duty Carry – Motor Bike Ambulance – Airway Evangelism

1. Lawful on-duty firearm carry for W. Va. responders (EMS1.com) W. Va. HB 2916 would allow supervisors to give first responders permission to carry guns if they have successfully completed training and attend annual qualification classes. Fire Chief...

Another Member Of The “Family”

About this time last year, I stumbled upon a good deal on a S&W Model 36-1. This was a variation of the S&W J Frame, five shot revolver, that was marketed as the “Chiefs...