What’s my biggest fear as an EMS blogger? I’ll tell ya that it’s probably something that most EMTs and Paramedics are secretly afraid of too. Oh, and I put some stuff about cardiac care in here too for some reason. Just read it, please.
Do-Not-Resuscitate, or DNR orders, can be wonderful tools. However, physicians must provide the proper input and patient education in order to prevent tragic consequences – This is an open letter to Wisconsin Physicians written by a long-time paramedic.
These are some thoughts on ethics in EMS for street-level paramedics and EMTs with some tidbits for organizational leaders as well. What is EMS Ethics? It’s how to become better people while we make people better.