You HAVE to look at this… and The Handover Rapidly Approacheth

Peter Canning, the guy who writes the blog: “Street Watch – Notes of a Paramedic” has been just kicking blog butt lately with his series on prehospital medications. I read a lotta blog posts, but I’ve been thoroughly enjoying Peter’s stuff lately. I’d love for you to get on over there and enjoy it as much as I have been. I’m pleased as heck that he came to the www.FireEMSblogs.com network because I’ve been a huge fan of his writings for a long time.

Also, The Handover Blog Carnival (last seen over at Notes from Mosquito Hill) is being hosted right here on my little blog here. The theme is “Respect”. It will be posted on TUESDAY MARCH 30th and Submissions are to be accepted up until Sunday the 28th. Here’s a hint: GET YOUR SUBMISSIONS IN EARLY BECAUSE I HAVE ME A SURPRISE!! Yes, you really want to pay attention to this here Handover edition. So get it in early.

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  • AmbulanceAmateur

    What's the rules for Handover posts, Lights?

  • http://www.lifeunderthelights.com Ckemtp

    No real “rules” per se.. If you choose to write a post to fit the topic you'll get more exposure. If not, you'll be lower in the list o' links. The topic is “respect” which can be related to EMS in many ways. Make it a good one and it might make it into print as well.

  • AmbulanceAmateur

    Can I use a recent post I've already published, or does it need to be new?

  • http://www.lifeunderthelights.com Ckemtp

    It doesn't have to be new, just email the link to ProEMS1@yahoo.com

  • AmbulanceAmateur

    What's the rules for Handover posts, Lights?

  • http://www.lifeunderthelights.com Ckemtp

    No real “rules” per se.. If you choose to write a post to fit the topic you'll get more exposure. If not, you'll be lower in the list o' links. The topic is “respect” which can be related to EMS in many ways. Make it a good one and it might make it into print as well.

  • AmbulanceAmateur

    Can I use a recent post I've already published, or does it need to be new?

  • http://www.lifeunderthelights.com Ckemtp

    It doesn't have to be new, just email the link to ProEMS1@yahoo.com

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    roseyoungstewart
    Patient Friendly Jokes
    i think it is follicle stimulating hormones.
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    Andrew Randazzo
    Why do Ambulances Carry Epi-Pens?
    Interesting. I've never heard of ambulances carrying EpiPens. I've worked in Wisconsin and Tennessee. Both places have always allowed EMT-B to draw up from Epi ampules. However, when seconds count, I could see EpiPens being something EMTs and Paramedics could benefit from. It's just costly.
    2015-03-18 09:34:00
    totwtytr
    Why do Ambulances Carry Epi-Pens?
    It's definitely faster and it's accurate. There's really no down side to it at all. Other than the fact that some people give it when it's not needed, but that's not dose related.
    2015-03-17 21:01:00
    DoYouKnowShitFuck?
    Colorado CRNAs Vs. Virginia Physicians? An interesting feud for EMS
    Paramedics aren't educated or organized enough to pull anything like that off. Hell, you can't even protect your medics from dangerous hours, lack of downtime requirements, and horrific pay.
    2015-03-17 00:20:00
    DoYouKnowShitFuck?
    Colorado CRNAs Vs. Virginia Physicians? An interesting feud for EMS
    They "choose" it because the administrative portion of billing for service is a nightmare. Who doesn't just want to clock in, do the job, and go home? Some of you people must've never set foot in a hospital or dealt with docs in any capacity. Pay your tuition and you'll make it through med school.
    2015-03-17 00:18:00

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