Day of Infamy

0
The following is an excerpt from A Dawn Like Thunder: The True Story of Torpedo Squadron Eight which is the story of Torpedo Squadron Eight at the Battle of Midway 4 June, 1942. It...

Stupid And Arrogant

0
Harsh post title, but after reading the following article in the Boston Globe, I think it might be too kind. Rhode Island EMS crews brought patients to the hospital with misplaced breathing tubes: None of...

The Fine Line Of EMS Humor

0
OK, with a recent focus on a “sick & twisted” EMS Facebook page by local news, EMS sites and other pages. I decided to get on with Josh and talk about the dark humor...

Girsan MC1911SC Ultimate 2000 Round Challenge: Now That’s More Like It!

0
Got busy with EMS conference season and the holidays, and haven’t been to the range since Blogorado. After speaking with Girsan and getting a new RDS and more magazines, I managed to sneak in...

Do Emergency Physicians Intubate Often Enough to Maintain Competency?

0
      There is a study of the frequency of intubation among emergency physicians in the current Annals of Emergency Medicine. This study is accompanied by a discussion, which unfortunately does not question the assumption that...

EMS Shortage Or Short On Pay?

0
After seeing several articles and social media discussions on the claims about EMS provider shortage. Jim and Josh jump on and ask the question “Is it truly a shortage of providers?” or maybe the...

Yet, They’ve Made A Business Out of It

0
Uber to test recording audio of trips in effort to improve security   Uber is testing out a new audio-recording feature in Mexico and Brazil as part of the ride-hailing app’s efforts to improve safety. The feature...

Gun Safety Fail

0
Anyone who owns a gun should know and follow the “Four Rules of Firearms Safety.” All guns are always loaded. Which means that all guns that handle are to be considered loaded at all times....

Veteran’s Day

0
Today we should all be thanking military veterans for their service. Whether in war or peace or whether or not they saw combat, doesn’t matter. They stepped up, even if they were drafted, and served...

Happy Birthday to the United States Marine Corps

0
10 November 1775 in Philadelphia, two battalions of “Continental Marines” were formed to fight on land and sea. Which means that the USMC predates the founding of the United States by about half a...