For You EMS Types…

… there’s a new episode up on the Inside EMS podcast. Co-host Chris Cebollero and our discuss the latest EMS news, argue about endotracheal intubation, and discuss EMS response to active shooter incidents. During our Guest Table segment, we interview Kyle Norris of The Code Green Campaign about EMS provider mental health, and coping with […]

When You Need The Good Guys, Can They Reach You?

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In the past, I’ve posted some tips on how you can balance your security needs with assuring the good guys can reach you in a crisis. Well, it recently just happened again. We had an LOL Squared*, crying out for help on the other side of the door. We finally had to kick her door […]

For You EMS Types

There’s a new episode of Inside EMS, brought to you by the incredibly sexy minds of Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson. This week we talk about the latest EMS news, the coming demise of routine spinal immobilization, and Kelly interviews Chris on leadership styles. Give us a listen, and Bill Gates will give you a […]

New Podcast!

For those of you who mourn the demise of Confessions of an EMS Newbie, I’m doing a new weekly podcast sponsored by EMS1. It’s called Inside EMS, and co-host Chris Cebollero and I discuss current EMS news and events, a clinical topic, and an interview every podcast. Check out the first episode on EMS1.

Fool Me Once, Shame On You…

… fool me twice, shame on me. I’m a pretty liberal guy when it comes to pain relief. My philosophy is simple: if you’re hurting, I try to make it stop. Acute pain is not a character builder, and it is one of the few conditions most paramedics are well-equipped to manage. I don’t like […]

Job Satisfaction Is Where You Find It

I’ve been in EMS 21 years. I’ve paced, cardioverted, defibrillated, needled chests, intubated, birthed babies, given countless drugs, plugged bullet and knife wounds, pulled scores of people from the wreckage of cars, and stood over a score of dead bodies nobody could have saved. And a handful of times, I’ve even been privileged to actually […]

For You EMS Types…

… there’s a new column on EMS1. It seems that Detroit Fire Department EMS is starting a community paramedicine program. Enjoy.

For You EMS Types…

… there’s a new column on EMS1. Paramedics Jeff Poland and Dominick Walenczack offer some tips you’ve probably never heard on how to make your cardiac monitor stand up and do tricks. Enjoy.

Go On, Touch My Maggie.

You know you want to. The folks at Praetorian Group, for whom I write a regular column on EMS1, have just informed me that I’m a finalist in the 2014 Maggie Awards, for “Best Regularly Featured Web, eNewsletter or Digital Edition Column/Trade.” This is my fourth time as a Maggie finalist, and I won the […]

Minions, It Is Time To Mobilize!

Okay guys, here’s the deal. I’m trying to help an EMS advocacy group get off the ground. They aim to raise awareness and provide education and peer support strategies for EMS people who suffer from mental illness, particularly depression and PTSD. They, like myself, are tired of constantly reading of our EMS brethren taking their […]

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