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Paramedic Honored for Inaction in Local Ceremony

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With his trademark apathy, a paramedic was honored today for achieving an AMA refusal rate of near 96%…

Who Needs Them Paragods?

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Calling Paramedics? Ain’t nobody got time for that. We got this.

Right in the Nick of Time: Patient Saves his Medic

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  04/01/2013 – Peoria, Illinois Calling it “A save right in the nick of time” Paramedic Jules Slatterly thanked chronic system abuser Wade Fugman for waking her up at 03:37am last Thursday. Paramedic Slatterly explains “We had been running pretty hard all day on our 24-hour shift, with around 11 calls between noon and 1am. […]

A Weighty Protocol Change

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An Innovative idea in Medical Control from the Medical Director with the Calculator Watch.

SeekerCenter: An Option for the Pharmaceutically Denied

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Coming Soon to a City Near You! SeekerCenter: Your Online Resource for Recreational Pharmaceutical Use!

School is in Session… Torticolls what now?

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Well, I learned something. It isn’t every day that someone can pull out a nugget of knowledge I’ve never heard before… but it happens because I’ve got a lot to learn. Here’s one of those times

Pushing Down the Skills – Bringing New Tricks to BLS

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Pushing skills down to lower licensure levels has always been something that EMS has done. What skills should BLS providers have that they don’t currently have? Here’s my take on the debate.

EMS Fights the Flu – The 2013 influenza epidemic

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Have you heard? We’re right in the middle of a flu epidemic in 2013. Most US states are affected and it’s getting worse. Here’s what we as EMS providers can do as we stand at the crossroads of Medicine and Public Health.

Look for the Helpers

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Mister Fred Rogers and Kurt Vonnegut have some words we all need to remember during this holiday season. Look for the Helpers and try to remember what’s truly important.

Appendicitis – An EMS Case Review

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It’s a dreary, grey late fall day outside and your partner is driving your rig back from the hospital after clearing from a call. You’re feeling very comfortable in the passenger seat of your ambulance as the radio’s playing some annoying pop-drivel by whatever flavor of boy band is popular this month. You’re tired from […]

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