Monthly Archives: June 2011

Blood Pressure – Vital Knowledge for EMS

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Your patient’s blood pressure is telling you more than you may know to look for. Here are some things that EMTs and Paramedics should know about this Vital sign.

Perils of Paramedics Pursing imProper Patient Refusals

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The nation’s capital is at it again. In this example of *stellar* journalism, we read about a medic having a bad day, and a patient having his last one.

Death Rate to Increase in London – and – The Medicare Tomato

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There’s links to three articles here, regarding British Healthcare, US healthcare, politics… and a really good one on tomatos. (yes, really. It’s awesome) Read em’

EMS Narrative Report – Ckemtp on the MedicCast EMS Podcast

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I went on the MedicCast podcast with Jamie Davis to talk about EMS Narrative Reporting. Educational hijinks ensued.

Eight Ways you can Ace your Patient Assessment – EMS

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Want to wow your coworkers and nail your patient assessments every time?? Learn these eight tricks and you’ll be assessing like a diagnostician in no time.

Keeping an Eye on the Sky

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If some of you out there don’t know it yet, I’m away from my home area working one of my jobs in another state. I’ve been gone for just over a month at the time I write this and I haven’t gotten my end date quite yet. I may be here a while longer. Last […]

From the #WTF files – AL Fire Chief Flushes Twins down the Toilet?

This case is so strange… I can’t believe it. I almost don’t *want* to know more. Did this really happen?

We Oughta Look In to This – EMS 2.0

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I came across a company called “Mobile Doctors” and the seem to deliver what they promise. What can we learn from their business model?

Remembering the True Heroes – D-Day, June 6th 1944

Every now and then, I have the chance to meet a true hero, the likes of which I could never be. This was one of those times.

Announcing the EMS All-Call

Announcing the EMS All-Call link storm, and some other housekeeping things.

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Chris Kaiser aka "Ckemtp"

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.

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