Diabetic Emergencies | HHNC | EMS Quick Study Help Tips

This EMS study video episode focuses on HHNC or Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Non Ketotic Coma. Get key elements on this diabetic emergency and EMS study help that you will see on exams and help move...

Being Perfect In EMS For One Second

EMS calls can be hard at times and you might feel like you are losing control of a scene or patient care. But what if you could be perfect for just one second? It can...

For Want Of A Holster

This story popped up the other day. No pun intended. Man without gun license accidentally shoots himself in genitalia in Marion MARION, Ind. – A man accidentally shot himself in his genitalia in Marion, according to the...

The Myth Of The “Ditch Doctor”

A meme that predates the Internet and goes back at least to the days of “Bulletin Board Services” (BBS) is that paramedics “Do everything that an ER doctor does, but we do it in...

For You EMS Types…

“If there’s a place you want to go, I can get you there I know, I’m the map. If there’s a place you need to get, I can get you there I bet, I’m...

Diabetic Emergencies | Hyperglycemia | DKA | EMS Quick Study Help Tips

This session of the Monday Minutes focuses on DKA or Diabetic Ketoacidosis. Great review for diabetic emergencies and hyperglycemia patients. This video is geared to help you build your EMS paramedic knowledge and pass...

The List Grows

For many years most states prohibited their citizens from exercising their Second Amendment Right to carry a firearm for self defense (or any other legal purpose). Some states allowed that exercise, but with a...

Protecting Systemic Incompetence – Part I

  We demand the lowest standards, because we are willfully ignorant and we do not want to understand. The surprise is that so many of us survive our devotion to incompetence. The loudest voices tend...

How NOT To Do EMS

A friend who knows that I have a blog sends me news articles from time to time. Today, he sent me a link to this story. Apparently, there is a thread on it somewhere...

You Can Always Count On New York City

For dumb ideas, that is. NY considers changing sound of first responder sirens NEW YORK — If two New York City lawmakers get their way, the long, droning siren from police cars, fire trucks and ambulances that has...