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Not EMS – Mainstream Media vs. New Media (#45.3455)

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/comments_blog/2009/06/how-would-we-have-reacted-if-tmz-had-been-wrong-about-michael-jacksons-death-.html The mainstream media is whining about the whole, you know, internet thing. You see, apparently citizens posting information on the web beats the speed of which information can be published by journalists. This is a problem for them, because they have built their entire business model on their need for “profitability”. Which I agree […]

Slow day so far

Today is a fairly slow day at the fire station. Three calls so far on this reverse 24 and tonight is the first time I get to sleep in my own bed with the cats and the wife (not necessarily in that order) for like 2 weeks almost. Tomorrow brings a regular 24, and the […]

More on EMS Narrative Reporting

More tips and examples you can use to improve your EMS narrative report writing.

The Insanely long work week – Part 14 2/3

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4LwJnuPVbY&color1=0xb1b1b1&color2=0xcfcfcf&feature=player_embedded&fs=1] This has been my shifts so far. One really good save at the start of it, then… well, this. I was the cat at the end. I envision that there’s an epic fail coming up

The Handover – June ’09 Edition

BasicsDoc took on The Handover blog carnival this month. As always, there’s a ton of excellent articles from my fellow EMS bloggers. It’s all “must read” stuff. Great stuff. Good Job Doc. Remember, “Support your local EMS Blogosphere!”

My First…

I can still smell the freshly cut grass baking in the summer sun and feel the breeze chasing leaves through the trees. Just one thought brings me back there to that time, to that place. My life forever changed as another life ended and I tried in vain to save it. I was young, naïve, […]

A very cool site

Want to learn something? This site: Http://www.callandpump.org is the flavor of CPR I do. I’ve been getting some real “Kick the Grim Reaper in the Balls” saves with it. You should read about it too.

“In Their Eyes” – From Guest Author – Randy Lovelace EMT-B

… We’re an anomaly, our small-but-proud department. We’ve got a fanatically devoted, passionate group of highly trained volunteer firefighters and EMTs that provide the best possible service to our citizens…

CPR Fail – Shout out to Ambulancedriverfiles

http://ambulancedriverfiles.blogspot.com/2009/06/cpr-u-r-doing-it-rong.html Kelly, over at Ambulancedriverfiles, has an interesting post. Like me, he uses Sitemeter to trak how many hits he gets, how those hits get to his site, and even the search terms in google that get people to him. He got the one that you saw up there. Look at the Google search words. […]

Promoting my boy – Medic999

Medic999, over at his UK EMS blog – http://medicblog999.wordpress.com/ – just put on a comment promoting a podcast he participated (It’s ok bud, promote away anytime) It’s over at www.EMSgarage.com and I thought that it deserved it’s own main post. The podcast has some big names on it, including: Chris MonteraThom Dick – The guy […]

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