The Mask Slips

Democrats have been saying for quite some time now that “No one is going to take your guns.” Those are the same Democrats who assured us that if we liked our doctor, we could keep...

Happy Full Moon Friday the 13th

Technically, the full moon is not until 00:33 – 33 minutes after the end of Friday the 13th, so that may help the superstitious to feel better, since these superstition events are not actually...

Eighteen Years After

As I have on September 11 every year since I started the blog, I publish a post about the attacks that put to rest any thoughts that we were immune from Islamoterrorist attacks here...

Driving The Ambulance Like A Maniac

This episode I am joined by Josh and we discuss those crazy ambulance drivers. But more importantly we talk about communication and focus on ways to promote change when faced with co-workers who may...

What Are Your EMS Benefit Goals?

When you think of benefits of EMS employment. Do you focus on pay, vacation, sick time? Or.. do you think about things like available continuing education, the partner you are with, schedules and how...

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Prostate Cancer is the second most common cancer among men, after Sking Cancer. It’s the second leading cause of cancer deaths among men, after Lung Cancer. It’s deadly. It can...

Trauma | Soft Tissue Injuries | EMS Study Help Tips

This installment of the Monday Minutes continues with key elements of trauma and soft tissue injuries. Get your Trial access to Turbo Medic On Demand by joining the ranks here. The post Trauma | Soft Tissue Injuries...

EMS Pay, Career and Education…. Again

This week Jim is joined by both Josh and Dave. We talk about everyones favorite EMS subject, pay, education and career options. However I don’t think this is your average talk on the subject. Take...

Safety and Effectiveness of Field Nitroglycerin in Patients with Suspected ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction

  Is prehospital use of NTG (NiTroGlycerin; GTN GlycerylTriNitrate in Commonwealth countries) safe for treating prehospital suspected STEMI (ST segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction) patients? The evidence is limited, but does not suggest that prehospital NTG produces...

Association of ventilation with outcomes from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

  Does this study compare chest compressions with pauses for ventilation (regular CPR ) against continuous chest compressions with no ventilations (compression-only CPR)? Absolutely not. This only compares compressions with pauses for good ventialtions against compressions...