Archive for July2009

I’m a drug pusher, I guess

Hey City Medics, I got a question for you! I hypothesize that country medics push more medications than city medics do. I’ve always found that I push more meds when I’m working rural ALS than I do when I’m working urban EMS. It’s weird. Even though I usually got more total calls in the urban […]

Runnin Hot and Rockin out

Meat In the Seat gets a front page Link

Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha Ha ha ha HAAAAA!!! http://wegotableeder.blogspot.com/2009/07/medicmarch-and-volcano.html My hero.

CHECK OUT THE NEW LAYOUT! And other randomness

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Like the layout? I did it myself and I’m proud of it. Yep, it ain’t all that great… but it’s something that I did myself and I likes it. That is not to say, though, that it’s not going to change. A lot. Over the next undetermined length of time. Happy put a cool music […]

The Current US Economy and EMS: An In-depth look at how this mess will affect 911 in your community

The Emergency Medical Services industry is a plucky, hard-driven lot these days. We’re the healthcare safety net for every socioeconomic class. When the normal points of entry into the healthcare system fail to catch a disease process or when the unthinkable happens, calling 911 for an ambulance is the best option for most people. In […]

Yet another Shoutout to Happy Medic

I swear, like 908% of this blog is becoming shoutout’s to YourHappyMedic’s content. I don’t mean to do it so much… but it’s just so dang good. http://yourhappymedic.blogspot.com/2009/07/ems-is-not-health-or-human-service.html There’s his latest. Please read, and then come back. I’d love to hear your opinions on my take on how the US economy is going to hit […]

The current US economy and EMS – An unexplored potential

I’m not one to be consumed by doom-and-gloom type news stories on the state of the economy. I firmly believe that in most cases macroeconomic forces do not generally affect the pocketbooks of individuals. A wise man once said that if you choose not to participate in an economic downturn and instead innovate, strive, and […]

Six Tricks You Can Use Today to Improve Your EMS Narrative Report

Want to nail your EMS narrative report writing every time? Use these Six Tricks and you can craft the perfect EMS run report every time.

Shoutout to EpiJunky

EpiJunkie over at PinkWarmandDry wrote a post summarizing her thoughts and feelings as she watched one of her patients die in front of her during the whole M. Jackson thing. Really, she sums it up exceptionally well. My thoughts on the MJ thing are this. Who cares? People die all the time. Some deserve to […]

Shoutout to AwesomeEMS

Some of you may know that I post (sporadically) on another blog: The Awesome EMS Blog – It celebrates everything awesome in EMS. I just posted something funny as heck up there. Go take a look.

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