Author Archives: Ckemtp

The Drunk Responder

Greg Friese, over at Everday EMS Tips, has written a post in observance of Drug Free Work Week – Oct 19-25th, 2009 entitled “When a Coworker is Intoxicated” In it, he asks what we would do as EMS professionals and Firefighters in cases where we suspect that a coworker is under the influence. This originally started […]

EMS 2.0 – Momentum Building

Over the last few days since I’ve been putting some posts up on EMS 2.0 there’s been quite a buzz circulating around the blogosphere. From this vantage point, it seems like we’re building some momentum to the movement and that is really exciting for a medic like me whose spent the better part of his […]

Welcome to hell, feet

A while back ago, like Medic999, I was approached by Magnum Boot company about becoming a field tester for a new pair of boots. They asked me to wear their new boots for a while and write about them in my “Popular EMS Blog”. They’d send me new boots for free, and I would review […]

Happy Wednesday!

One thing I’ve noticed since moving to this new blog network (Http:// if you haven’t been to the main page yet) is that my blogging worklad has increased exponentially.  The other thing that I’ve noticed is that I’ve been getting mention from some big name bloggers and I’m honored to be included in such a […]

A Shoutout to TOTWTYTR – The NAEMT? What?

I’m linking to TOTWTYTR, one of my favorite bloggers. I’m also calling out the NAEMT. Is there anyone who supports this group? Would someone come here and explain to me what the NAEMT does?

Ol’ Butch and the Pullet Surprise – Not EMS but good stuff

John was in the fertilized egg business. He had several hundred young layers (hens), called ‘pullets,’ and ten roosters to fertilize the eggs. He kept records, and any rooster not performing went into the soup pot and was replaced. This took a lot of time, so he bought some tiny bells and attached them to […]

EMS 2.0 & EMS Ethics – How far would you go?

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EMS 2.0’s going to need us to find answers to questions we haven’t even asked yet. This is one of them. Where is the line between “progressive” protocols and “I ain’t getting paid enough”?

Advances in Resuscitation – CCR If you’re not doing it now, you will be

New advances in the fight agains Sudden Cardiac Arrest – There’s some exciting results here. We seem to be getting a fighting chance.

MCMAID Resuscitation Protocol

This is a new cardiac arrest protocol currently in use which is showing great success – This is a supplemental post to “Advances in Resuscitation – CCR, if you’re not doing it you will be”

Daily Training Topics 10/16/09

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Daily EMS Training Topics from 10/16/09 – A link to a great article on IV placement and some quick BLS Airway skills refreshment. Can you find the hidden video?

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