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Thinking about the ones that got away… at Midnight on a Wednesday

Yep. It’s midnight. It’s a non-descript Wednesday. I’m… letting the ghosts in my head chase each other around. I thought you might enjoy reading some older posts that you may not have read about. An old medic remembers.

Guest Post – An Open Letter to Wisconsin Physicians Concerning Do-Not-Resucitate Orders

Do-Not-Resuscitate, or DNR orders, can be wonderful tools. However, physicians must provide the proper input and patient education in order to prevent tragic consequences – This is an open letter to Wisconsin Physicians written by a long-time paramedic.

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. […]

The DNT Order??

Tonight I would like to take a few moments to hit on what is one of my top-ten all-time use-a-lot-of-dashes-in-between pet-peeves in EMS and probably in health care in general. It’s the “DNT” or “Do not Treat” order. It might just as well be called the “DNC” or “Do Not Care” order, or “Do Not […]