A Short Exploration of our Perception Problems.. IE wtf

Here’s a little something for EMS week:

Defib-Sex

Ok, so I was reading an article on www.Cracked.com today and came across this picture of an album cover while reading this article on “The 19 most Hilariously Failed Attempts at Sexy Album Covers”. Like the author of that article, I too do not see any reason to question the artist’s claim of being “Da Baddest B***H”.. however I would like to point out that I would like that uniform to be made mandatory for my service. White shirts = awesome EMS wear.

Also, who among us doesn’t remember that time on the old Ferno X-frame with the Zoll 3 and the guy with the head wound. Right??

Guys?? Hello?

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  • http://www.nottrainedbutwetryhard.blogspot.com FireCap5

    I ALWAYS straddle the patient when delivering a shock! LOL! Very good point made here though.

  • http://tooldtowork.blogspot.com/2010/04/when-all-is-said-and-done.html totwtytr

    The only down side to white shirts is that they can be hard to keep clean. I've never heard of a Zoll 3, but I'm not a Zoll Fan Boi, so what do I know. I generally don't, however, recommend stacking all of the equipment right where the stretcher is going to go. Just saying.

  • http://themictstudent.blogspot.com/ The MICT Student

    My service wears white button-up shirts as part of the uniform. Personally, I think they look great! However, I haven't finished orientation and gotten onto the streets just yet, so I haven't experienced the cleaning issues just yet.

  • http://twitter.com/EngineMedic Steve Hays

    We tried uniforms exactly like those, but the boss decided it was a bad idea since we refused to shave our legs… plus… lifting the stretcher in heels was, in general, quite the adventurous task.
    :-)

  • http://twitter.com/EngineMedic Steve Hays

    We tried uniforms exactly like those, but the boss decided it was a bad idea since we refused to shave our legs… plus… lifting the stretcher in heels was, in general, quite the adventurous task.
    :-)

  • http://twitter.com/EngineMedic Steve Hays

    We tried uniforms exactly like those, but the boss decided it was a bad idea since we refused to shave our legs… plus… lifting the stretcher in heels was, in general, quite the adventurous task.
    :-)

  • http://www.kslights.com led street lights

    Great blog. There are too many benefits to this form of lighting for it not to be the future of it!

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  • Comments
    Ckemtp
    I Got Attacked – A Paramedic Speaks About Public Trust
    I somewhat agree, though I assure you I didn't set out to waste your time. I probably should have broken this down into two separate points as the second point was the one I most wanted to emphasize. My bad on this one, I'll do better next time. Thanks for the feedback. If you'd like,…
    2014-12-16 20:25:00
    hawk4080
    I Got Attacked – A Paramedic Speaks About Public Trust
    Wow. That was a total waste to read.
    2014-12-16 19:20:00
    retired ems medic
    I Got Attacked – A Paramedic Speaks About Public Trust
    The radios should have had a trouble button to eliminate the need to key the Mike and talk. Maybe the dispatchers need to be rotated out to the streets to get out of the mode of just getting the calls out and only half listening to the radio.
    2014-12-16 14:50:00
    HybridMedic
    I Got Attacked – A Paramedic Speaks About Public Trust
    We use "Signal C" as a code to relay a crew in distress. Takes a second for the dispatchers to confirm it, but it sends the nearest engine, battalion chief, fire investigator (who are sworn LEO's) and makes an officer in distress call to Memphis Police. The arrival of all those resources is quite... Dramatic.
    2014-12-15 14:29:00
    exmedic
    Welcome to the Club
    Not me anymore
    2014-12-15 09:17:00

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