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May 2017

Synthetic opioids without the side effects

By |May 18th, 2017|

By Scott McConnell, RN, CEN, PHRN, NRP, EMS Editor

By Richard Main, M.Ed., NRP, EMS Instructor

We all know that the opioid addiction in this country is now epidemic. The number […]

August 2016

Synthetic Opioid Without the Side Effects

By |August 18th, 2016|

We all know that the opioid addiction in this country has become an epidemic. The number of opioid prescriptions has quadrupled since 1999 and is responsible for 14,000 […]

Man Allegedly Steals Ambulance in Dallas, TX.

By |August 12th, 2016|

Man Allegedly Steals Ambulance in Dallas, TX.

Someone please explain something to me; how in blue heck in this day and age does someone steal an ambulance? How many […]

July 2016

Federal Workers Reportedly the Cause of Most Current Measles Outbreak

By |July 12th, 2016|

It was just 16 years ago that measles was declared eradicated in the US and now we are having regular outbreaks because of ongoing, and unfounded, fear that the […]

4th of July: Are ‘We The People’ really safe?

By |July 4th, 2016|

Every year millions of Americans across the world celebrate Independence Day with the waving of Old Glory, Bar-B-Que, and fireworks. As a Marine Corps Veteran, I enjoy this time […]

June 2016

12 Children Have Died Locked in a Car in 2016

By |June 18th, 2016|

So far this year there have been 12 child deaths in U.S. from having been left in a car.  How is this still happening?  12!!!  How are we so […]

Two EMTs Get Into A Fight in Georgia

By |June 18th, 2016|

WSB TV Atlanta reported on two private ambulance EMTs who got into a fight yesterday after dropping off a patient in a residential neighborhood.  Seriously?  A fight?   Witnesses stated […]

Ft. Walton FD to respond on Harley Davidson Motorcycles

By |June 15th, 2016|

A majority of “EMS Dinosaurs” that have been in emergency medical services (EMS) for over <cough> 20 years <cough> or more got into the industry after having been inspired […]

Paramedics Refuse to Transport Stroke Patient

By |June 14th, 2016|

Someone please remind me, why do we take patients with an altered mental status (AMS) to the hospital, even if we think that person may just be intoxicated. […]

Anaphylactic Reaction from Eating Meat? What the what?!?!?

By |June 11th, 2016|

Have you ever heard of a tick causing an anaphylactic reaction to red meat?  Me neither.  But that is just what happened on Saturday June 4, 2016 in rural […]