Why do people deny they are having heart attacks? NSFW language in video

  Why is this NSFW (Not Safe For Work)? Because some of the language in the video is not appropriate for some workplaces. Why have Keven Smith talk about a heart attack? Because we generally do...

Memorial Day

For some reason, many people conflate Veterans Day with Memorial Day. Veterans Day is a day to thank all military veterans for their service. Memorial Day is a day to remember those who gave...

Memorial Day

  Monday is Memorial Day. Most of us will spend the weekend grilling burgers and visiting with relatives, or lounging on a beach somewhere, or watching a baseball game in an opulent stadium, overpriced...

Social Media In EMS

Here is an older podcast I did with Greg Friese of EMS1.com. We talked about social media in EMS how it goes beyond just a simple post and how it can affect your EMS...

EMS Artifact Versus The Forsythia, Part Deux

That was a fast month. When last we left our gripping tale, I had dug out most of the Forsythia, cut back some other stuff and had fire pit day one. Fire pit day two...

Medications We Don’t Use Any More

Looking back over my career in EMS, I realized I could fill a drug box with medications that we don’t use any longer. Some of these were used before I was a paramedic, but I...

The Accidental EMS Lifer

Did you start out in EMS with a five year plan? Now it’s 15 years later and you are still on the ambulance with no end in sight. Looks like you have become an...

Geriatric Patients P2 | EMS Quick Study Help Tips

This latest Monday Minutes video finishes up on the geriatric patient. Get key elements to look for when assessing and transporting your geriatric patient. It’s important to keep certain considerations in mind when doing...

Essential Oils in EMS

I thought I’d put up an actual EMS related post since this is an EMS related blog. This article, La Crosse Ambulance Service Using Essential Oils Instead Of Opioids came across one of my news feeds while...

Friends, Family, Vacation

It’s good to have friends. Ambulance Driver rearranged his work schedule to drive me from Dallas to Austin. Which is part of why I haven’t posted in a few days. The reason for going...