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EMS Providers Carrying Guns – A terrible idea

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Have you ever kept hearing people talk about a terrible, awful, no-good, very bad idea? I have been, and it needs to stop…

Splashed Sadness – A look at negative emotions in EMS

Handling sadness and other negative emotions is just part-and-parcel to EMS and the Emergency Services. How this effects has far reaching implications in our lives, even when it just “Splashes” onto us.

The Drunk Responder

Greg Friese, over at Everday EMS Tips, has written a post in observance of Drug Free Work Week – Oct 19-25th, 2009 entitled “When a Coworker is Intoxicated” In it, he asks what we would do as EMS professionals and Firefighters in cases where we suspect that a coworker is under the influence. This originally started […]

Holy Crap! UK medics…

Y’all need a taser. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/5364780/Knifeman-copied-scene-from-The-Shining-as-he-attacked-paramedics.html Glad that this kind of stuff doesn’t happen where I am much. Medics get attacked all the time, and I am no different… but I’ve never gone through this. I think that here in the states there wouldn’t have been a court case for the perpetrator on this one. I […]

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Chris Kaiser aka "Ckemtp"

I am a paramedic trying to advance the idea that the Emergency Medical Services can be made into the profession that we all want it, need it, and know it deserves to be.

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