EMS Is Equal To SNF Staff

This weeks on the show Josh and I talk about some very similar things between EMS and SNF staff. This is post rant I had with my years of abuse by said staff. Josh...

Well, That Is Stupid

Kelly Grayson has a very nice article over at EMS1 regarding the Paramedic 2 epinephrine is cardiac arrest study. Cute name, that. I read it and wanted to put in a comment, so I registered...

Inside EMS Podcast: Breaking Down the Paramedic-2 Trial

Is this the beginning of the end for routine administration of epinephrine in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest?   That’s what co-host Chris Cebollero and I discuss in this week’s episode of Inside EMS.  

For You EMS Types…

… there’s a new column on EMS1. Epinephrine and the Paramedic-2 Trial: Is It Time to Pull Our Starting Pitcher?   Read, discuss, opine.

She Should Know Better

The Constitution of the United States is the frame work for our nation. It is not a tremendously long document, but it is incredibly important. Justices to the Supreme Court of the United States have...

How Bad is Epinephrine (Adrenaline) for Cardiac Arrest, According to the PARAMEDIC2 Study?

  Do we have to stop using epinephrine (adrenaline in Commonwealth countries) for cardiac arrest?     PARAMEDIC2 (Prehospital Assessment of the Role of Adrenaline: Measuring the Effectiveness of Drug Administration in Cardiac Arrest) compared adrenaline (epinephrine) with...

EMS and Frozen Orange Concentrate

This weeks episode has Josh Knapp from WANTYNU joining me as we talk about partners in EMS, the right way, wrong way and any way methods in EMS. It can boil down to how...

A Randomized Trial of Epinephrine in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest – Part I

  Also to be posted on ResearchBlogging.org when they relaunch the site. The results are in from the only completed Adrenaline (Epinephrine in non-Commonwealth countries) vs. Placebo for Cardiac Arrest study.     Even I overestimated the possibility of...

How To Meet EMS Student Expectations

EMS educators are challenged with meeting student expectations. What do new candidates in EMS expect from the learning experience and what they will see in the field? So how to we teach new EMS providers what’s...

Bougie All Night

The Bougie, has been around for a number of years now. Actually, bougie is a generic name for a number of devices that are shaped like an Algerian candle. Don’t ask. The one I am...