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Thanking Those who REALLY Deserve it – Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to All and to All a good night! Who should we really be thanking this Christmas? It’s not me, I’ll tell you that.

Something I found in the Iowa State EMS Protocols

This is an excerpt from the newly released State of Iowa Statewide EMS protocols that I’d like to bring to the attention of the EMS blogosphere. Bravo to the State of Iowa for giving us the tools to improve the profession!

Sunday Randomness – Some EMS Pet Peeves

My Sunday Randomness seems to have devolved into a rant about some of my pet peeves in EMS. There’s some old crusty complaints in there, I know… but every dang one of them will improve your care.

Someone Failed… Is it the System? Everyday EMS Ethics

A tempestuous night is blowing outside the station walls. The cold night air is stirred wildly, blowing splatterings of rain against the glass window of my bedroom. The wind howls through the trees conjuring up fantastic images of the disturbed environs of the world outside my bunk room. Having gone to bed early, I cannot […]

Why I love this Job

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Because the owner of this brand new Escalade will ultimately be happy that I’m tearing it apart with the spreaders. (Yep, that’s Good Ol’ Ck on the tool)

EMS Trendsetters Conference 2009

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http://www.emstrendsetters.org/ Are you an EMS Person? Are you involved in Emergency Medicine? Are you an EMT, a Paramedic, a Nurse, a Doctor, a “something medical”? Are you interested in high quality continuing education provided in a fun and cool environment by top quality, national speakers? You are? I thought so. See, I know my audience […]

Inside View: A conversation between my conscious and sub-conscious mind

Conscious Mind (CM): “Hey SC (Sub-Conscious mind), I can’t really comprehend the horror of what I’m seeing here” SC: “Well, whattaya want me to do about it?” CM: “Oh, I dunno, usually you make light of things for me so it’s not so painful to look at… got any jokes?” SC: “No man, not this […]

The Handover is coming! The Handover is coming!

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Coming soon to Life Under the Lights, The Handover Blog Carnival! Yes, Medic999 has convinced me to put my money where my mouth is and host an edition of the Famous EMS Blog Carnival. Hopefully I can live up to the heavy expectations of the readers and fill the big shoes of the bloggers who […]

Still more Everyday EMS Ethics – Gkemtp(it) is born

I’ve been on this kick lately for medical ethics in EMS. So, I’ve decided that “Everyday EMS Ethics” is going to be a featured area on my blog. I think that It’s annoying my wife Gkemtb who, by the way, is starting Paramedic school today and is now becoming Gkemtp(it). The (it) means, “in training”. […]

New Adventures

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This morning was a momentous event in the lives of my family. Gkemtb (my wife) was a little teary-eyed, but there’s no photographic evidence that I was. Today was our little boy’s first day of Kindergarten! (Which is the first year of school here in the states, for my international friends) I don’t usually put […]

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