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A Medic Roast in Tennessee

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In this post I make the statement “If you’ve been a paramedic in the field for any length of time and this article doesn’t scare you, you’ve not been much of a paramedic for any length of time.” It will, trust me.

Blood Pressure – Vital Knowledge for EMS

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Your patient’s blood pressure is telling you more than you may know to look for. Here are some things that EMTs and Paramedics should know about this Vital sign.

EMS Narrative Report – Ckemtp on the MedicCast EMS Podcast

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I went on the MedicCast podcast with Jamie Davis to talk about EMS Narrative Reporting. Educational hijinks ensued.

Eight Ways you can Ace your Patient Assessment – EMS

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Want to wow your coworkers and nail your patient assessments every time?? Learn these eight tricks and you’ll be assessing like a diagnostician in no time.

Remembering the True Heroes – D-Day, June 6th 1944

Every now and then, I have the chance to meet a true hero, the likes of which I could never be. This was one of those times.

EMS 12-lead Case – Ischemia and Failure

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The 12-lead was no better. It showed bad, bad mojo. This poor guy was sick.

Remebering My Father, Chief Richard A. Kaiser

Has it really been 11 years? In rememberance of my father, I’m asking everyone out there to help me spread some of his legacy. Care to do me a favor?

Assessing Greatness – Catching the stuff you’re supposed to

Have you ever felt that sinking feeling you get when you’ve missed the obvious? Here are some things to think about to help you catch your zebras and be great at patient assessments.

Those Darn Kids!

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You Darn Kids and your Newfangled whozewhats and your whoop-dee-do’s and your confounded youth! The Old Grizzled Medic(TM) in me takes over for this one… Y’all kids are just chappin my hide!

Primary Care Paramedics? I think it’s time

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One of my big hopes for EMS 2.0 is that one day, your local paramedic will be one of the Gatekeepers to the Emergency Healthcare System, that paramedics will provide primary care, and that our profession could save healthcare. We’ve got a lot to learn, though…

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