Yay! and Hooray! for Sherman Frederick and the Las Vegas Review-Journal! If you ever come to the nebulous area in Northern Illinois and/or Southern Wisconsin where I live and work you definitely should e-mail me, I’ll treat you to good Wisconsin Cheese, awesome Illinois steak, and cold Milwaukee beer. Don’t forget the heavenly Illinois sweet […]
I’ve been on this kick lately for medical ethics in EMS. So, I’ve decided that “Everyday EMS Ethics” is going to be a featured area on my blog. I think that It’s annoying my wife Gkemtb who, by the way, is starting Paramedic school today and is now becoming Gkemtp(it). The (it) means, “in training”. […]
Mike left a comment on the last post I wrote “EMS Politics, Medical Ethics, and… What would you do?” with a good quote that I’d like to bring the forefront of discussion: “Your next call could be your last call”. That sentence sums up something that I’ve always said about EMS quite nicely. Bravo to […]
This is just a reminder for everyone that the new edition of “The Handover” Blog Carnival, the Finest EMS Blog Carnival, is coming up soon! It is being hosted by Medic999 who is saying that this is the biggest blog carnival yet! The theme for this month is “First Call” and is featuring EMS Bloggers […]
You’re sitting in your station playing one of your coworker’s new High-Tech Advanced Video Game System on shift one day. It’s so freaking cool you think. Man, I gotta get me one of these. You’re just getting the hang of really splattering those aliens on the walls of the rogue spaceship when: “Doooo DOOOOOO!!” go […]
Walking through the door of the well kept home you can hear the patient gurgling every time they suck air into their lungs. He’s breathing fast and those lungs sound wet. When you round the corner, you see the man sitting in the tripod position working, really working hard, to breathe in and out. He’s […]
I am a paramedic trying to advance the idea that the Emergency Medical Services can be made into the profession that we all want it, need it, and know it deserves to be.