Critical Care

August 2017

The Intubation Debate-Why It’s Not About Intubation.

By |August 12th, 2017|

Ok, I admit that the current intubation debate is, on some level, about intubation. But it is also about much more than that. I can remember having discussions in […]

July 2017

A Blurb from Bruce – Do What You Say and Say What You Do

By |July 11th, 2017|

I don’t know that there is anything that gives me an insta-aneurysm more than the casual educational cliché “yea – that’s the way we teach it in here, but […]

EMS Education– A Look Forward

By |July 7th, 2017|

 

I have always believed EMS parallels the career trajectory of nursing. This is especially True when you look at the infancy of nursing, 1750 to 1893, in what was […]

March 2017

Maintaining Compliance Within an EMS Service

By |March 28th, 2017|

Maintaining compliance within an EMS service can be a daunting task, especially given the number of regulations that we must follow.
One way to look at EMS is if a […]

December 2016

Nothing burns like the cold

By |December 8th, 2016|

“”
― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

Truer words have never been spoken. Cold like heat can burn, just differently. This time of year, as my fellow pre-hospital providers […]

November 2016

Paramedic vs Physician

By |November 7th, 2016|

Great blog post:
The paramedic vs physician debate is probably as old as the respective professions and can be traced back to ancient Egypt.

Like many EMS folks, I’d say it […]

October 2016

FIELD AMPUTATIONS How Quick is quick, you’d be surprised

By |October 9th, 2016|

Ladies and Gentlemen,

we are always looking for great stories, Studies to share with you and here is a good one.

From: http://www.scancrit.com/2016/09/28/field-amputations/  For the complete article please click the link

A paper […]

September 2016

How to Use a Magnet for Pacemakers + ICDs

By |September 12th, 2016|

A great site!

http://coreem.net/procedures/how-to-use-a-magnet/

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 […]

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 […]