EMS Artifact

After a long career as a field EMS provider, I'm now doing all that back office stuff I used to laugh at. Life is full of ironies, isn't it? I still live in the Northeast corner of the United States, although I hope to change that to another part of the country more in tune with my values and beliefs. I still write about EMS, but I'm adding more and more non EMS subject matter. Thanks for visiting.

What If They Held An Insurrection and Nobody Came?

Alternate title is “The Insurrection That Wasn’t.” Even though the FBI arrested over 570 people who were at the January 6 Insurrection, they haven’t charged even one person with participating in an insurrection. Keep in mind that there were no guns carried by these so called insurrectionists. Keep in mind that with one exception everyone …

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A Debacle

Afghan official says troops surrender Bagram air base to Taliban; base is home to prison housing 5,000 inmates This will make it much harder, if not impossible, to evacuate military and civilian personnel from the country. Several thousand American and coalition civilian and military personnel are now in extreme danger of being killed or captured …

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Journal of Iatrogenic Medicine

I mentioned that I’m going to add a category “Journal of Iatrogenic Medicine”, and this is the introduction. Iatrongenic is harm induced inadvertently by a physician or surgeon or by medical treatment or diagnostic procedures. In other words, by accident. The provided, whether doctor, nurse, EMS provider, or anyone else didn’t mean to cause harm, but …

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