NRA Annual Meeting, Day One

Well, Dallas is dreary and rainy, parking sucks, and I got drenched walking from my remote parking area to the Press Office in the convention center. On the bright side, I’m among my tribe,...

Not So Fast There, Sonny

Sitting at the airport, minding my own business when there was an overhead announcement. It seems that the flight that was to board ahead of us had a mechanical problem. Passengers will be delayed. Too...

I’m A Traveling Man

I’m off to the Dallas for the NRA Annual Meetings. I’ll be posting from there with information on new gun gear, the speeches, and whatever else pops into my mind. After that, it’s off to...

Going to the Big D – and I Do Mean Dallas

Headed out for the NRA Annual Meeting in Dallas this weekend. I’ll be blogging and sending out show reports and updates via the blog and Twitter. Follow me here and on Twitter for updates,...

For You EMS Types…

… there’s a new column up on EMS1. The Anti-Axiom Axiom. Read. Enjoy. Opine.

Why EMS Needs Breathalyzers

One of the challenges we as EMS providers face is trying to fit patients into a limited set of guidelines we are given and make the best possible choice from what the corresponding protocols...

Inside EMS Podcast: Is Prehospital Intubation Doomed?

In this week’s episode of Inside EMS, co-host Chris Cebollero and I discuss the state of prehospital intubation, and pose the question: Is it time to move to supraglottic airways as our primary invasive...

Not A Victim, A Hero

Early in the morning James Shaw Jr. was sitting in a Waffle House restaurant when a criminal, who shouldn’t have had a gun, started shooting patrons. Ultimately four people were killed and others injured. Mr....

Amateur Gun Smithing

I’ll start this post on with one of those “Don’t try this at home” warnings. At least don’t try this at home and blame me if something should go wrong. As all but the most...

EMS Artifact Versus The Forsythia

It’s been busy here at EMS Artifact Galactic HQ. The company I work for has picked up some new client agencies. That means that in addition to work with my regular clients, I’m doing...