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Thank you EMS – Some reasons I love what I do

Have you thought for a minute why you do what you do? I have.. and today I’m writing down what it is I love about my chosen profession. EMS is awesome most days.

Why I am Passionate about the Chronicles of EMS

I am energized, passionate, and genuinely excited about the Chronicles of EMS. I’m in 100% – Here’s why you should be too.

Ten (or so) things that you should try to do with every patient

Ten (or so) quick things that you should try to do with every patient to improve your care

Mental Quickness – Do Smart Alecks Make Better EMTs?

Input, processing speed, and decision making skills are all part of being a good EMT or Paramedic. How can we improve our own? By thinking about it in a new way… and by busting some chops too

EMS practice

What does Highschool Football Practice have to do with EMS? Does passing a football have anything to do with passing a tube? Maybe it does

Zombies!!!

There’s a twitter tag going around for #ZombieAwareness – Am I a scardy cat? Would YOU think that you were about to git eated?? I sure did

Equipment Review: Scary Post Ahead

This post deals with one of the scariest pieces of equipment carried in any ambulance in the US. Mentioning the use of this item provokes fear in even the staunchest of paramedics and EMTs. What is it?? Read More

Life Under the Lights – From behind the Windshield

This post goes out to my blogger buddy @medicthree – (http://www.medicthree.com) whose been having a few rough shifts lately. If you’ve been having a few rough ones lately, this one’s for you too. It’s kind of a rambling, disjointed post about emotions in EMS. It made me feel better to write it. Here’s hoping that it makes you feel better to read it.

Fiddling While Rome Burns – The “Ambulance Industry”

If you read this piece and it ticks you off, I’ve accomplished something. We have to take ownership of our profession and our cause. It’s always about the patient, but it’s about us too… are we taking a cue from Emperor Nero?

“CPR Theatre” – Pediatric Deaths, resuscitations, and futility

This post is a cooperative joint topic with two widely respected EMS bloggers, Steve Whitehead from Http://www.TheEMTspot.com and Greg Friese, from Http://www.EveryDayEMStips.com – Our topic is supposed to be on why it is that EMTs, Paramedics, and other healthcare providers will sometimes “go through the motions” and continue on with futile resuscitations with pediatric cardiac […]

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