D10 in the Treatment of Prehospital Hypoglycemia: A 24 Month Observational Cohort Study

  Why treat hypoglycemia with 10% dextrose (D10), rather than the more expensive, potentially more harmful, and less available traditional treatment of 50% dextrose (D50)? Why not? The only benefit of 50% dextrose appears to...

Leavin’ On a Jet Plane…

Where’s Ambulance Driver next, you ask? Next stop on the summer leg of Ambulance Driver’s 2017 World Tour is the Connecticut EMS Expo at the Mohegan Sun Casino Resort in Uncasville, CT. I’ll be...

Doing More In 30 Minutes Or Less | Preparing EMS Students

When is it too much? How many responsibilities can EMS take on and not be expected to earn more?How about just being given the time to perform responsibilities and expectations? I talk about this, exam...

Memorial Day 2017

I have nothing worth adding to the story at this link. Click on the image, read the story, look at the pictures, try to keep a dry eye.

Paramedic Sues Hospital For Religious Discrimination

A New York City REMAC Certified Paramedic recently filed suit in Brooklyn Supreme Court against New York Presbyterian Hospital for terminating her because she is an Orthodox Jewish woman who’s modesty tenet requires her...

Security Fail

I didn’t see this story over the weekend, but that might be because it didn’t get nearly the coverage it should have. Behavior of Man Who Tried to Break Into American Airlines Cockpit Should’ve Raised...

New Article Alert: Why EMS personnel need an all-the-time personal first aid kit

Just in time for EMS Week 2017‘s theme of Always In Service, I have a new article titled Why EMS personnel need an all-the-time personal first aid kit. Here’s a preview: In many 911 systems,...

And It’s Terrorism. Again.

Last night’s bombing of a concert venue in Manchester, England is yet another attack by Islamic Terrorist. Or as I refer to them, Islamofascists. We can, and probably will, have yet another debate as to...

EMS Week 2017 Kindle Book Offers

In celebration of EMS Week 2017 I have the following e-book deals going on at Amazon: 25 Things They Should Have Taught You In Medic School… But Didn’t Medic school is all about teaching you how...

Abdominal Emergencies II | EMS Quick Study Help

This episode of the EMS Quick Study Tips is the second part focused on abdominal emergencies. This session is on GI bleeding. As always great key elements to focus on for your exams and...