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Tripping at the Hospital – A Teachable Moment for EMS

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Have you ever been called to an emergency on the property of a hosptial? A case in Canada provides a teachable moment for our profession.

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.

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 […]

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?

Heart Attack? Call 911 – Don’t just burp

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“If I could only belch, I would feel better” – Why do people bargain with their hearts? This is a public awareness piece, don’t rationalize your heart health. Just call 911.

You Can Nap if You Want To! Or You can Leave Your Calls Behind!

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You can Nap if you want to! You can leave Leth-ar-Gee Behind! Because EMS can nap and if they don’t nap – they leave, Patient Care behind. – Introducing the “Safety Nap” Who’s with me?

As AmboDriver Always says… For all you EMS types

There’s a new EMS article about to blow up your mail box in the July issue of EMS magazine… or you could follow this link to the article on EMSresponder.com

Should EMS Improvise? And the Recipe for the “Kaiser Cocktail”

Sometimes EMS providers need to improvise for the best possible patient care. Here’s something I use to treat mild hypoglycemia in the known diabetic. I’m asking for your opinion on this one, should I be doing this?

Police Car Drivers, Ambulance Drivers, and their responsibilities

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A news story I read on EMS1.com via Twitter today caught my interest. Can you identify the three professions in the picture before someone dies?

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