Visiting Ghosts

Made a pilgrimage of sorts today. Speaking at an EMS conference in Seminole, TX, I noticed that Hobbs, NM was just a short jaunt down the road. As a child, I heard many stories...

I’m Not Sure This Is A Good Idea

Before all the dog lovers send hate emails, let me just say that I love pets. I don’t currently own a dog, but have owned several in the past. That’s not the issue with this, Bill...

Sharing Your EMS Secrets

It’s where is really happens right? We discuss the calls on the way there, we discuss them afterwards and we talk about everything EMS in that little space in the ambulance. It is pretty...

Lest We Forget

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America hen in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected...

How Effective Is Epinephrine for Improving Survival Among Patients in Cardiac Arrest?

    There have been two studies comparing epinephrine with placebo to treat out of hospital cardiac arrest. The Jacobs study was stopped early, because of interference by those who do not want to know if...

First Responders, First Aid First On Scene

This episode gives my take on First Responders and the important role they play in EMS. But how they are often glossed over. Get your Trial access to Turbo Medic On Demand by...

Trauma Hemorrhage and Shock | EMS Study Help Tips

This episode of the Monday Minutes continues with Trauma and focuses on key elements when it comes to hemorrhage and shock. Get your Trial access to Turbo Medic On Demand by joining the ranks...

“OK, We’ll Go.”

With those words, or maybe similar words, General Dwight D. Eisenhower committed Allied troops to the invasion of France. The original plan was to go on June 5th, but the weather was too bad and...

Roma Liberata

June 5, 1944 Rome was liberated by the Allies. This was a big deal, although it did not mark the end of the Italian campaign. The Allies invaded the island of Sicily in early July...

The Battle of Midway

Just about six months after the Imperian Japanese Navy (IJN) attacked the United States Naval and Army bases at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the United States Navy handed the IJN a stunning defeat on the...