Monday, October 22, 2018
Even though it's snowing outside my window in Wisconsin there are still paramedics deployed as Ambulance Strike Teams in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Michael. And there are paramedics feeling the heat of not exercising appropriate professional behavior, especially between shifts. Read Hurricane deployment is not Beach Week for Ambulance Strike Teams on EMS1.com
I wanted to know how often an ambulance responds to an injured football player. With the help of the ESO EMS Index I was able to determine the frequency of incidents and injury types for more than 1,000 EMS agencies in the U.S. Read Data: How often does EMS respond to injured football players on EMS1.com -- Attorney David Givot offers up compelling analysis...

EMS Pros are the Best – Uniform Closet for Students in...

Paramedic educator David Fifer took to Facebook to ask his network of EMS educators, leaders and field professionals for a pair of boots for...

From the Road: Urban Shield and EMS Agenda 2050

Earlier this month I travelled to Oakland for Urban Shield 2018. I spent Friday checking out SWAT and tactical products in the exhibit hall....

Teach kids to use tourniquets

Now on EMS1 ... As we continue to cast about for solutions to prevent mass murder inside our schools, it’s unsurprising that the Department of Homeland...

Jesse H. Neal Award for Best Commentary

I received word earlier this week that I won a Neal Award for Best Commentary (all 2018 winners), based on three submissions from my...

Flying Drones into EMS Education

Paramedic students used drone video to size-up a simulated multiple vehicle collision. Their recognition of hazards was compared to the standard method of walking...

2018 Neal Award Finalist for EMS1 column

My EMS1 column has been named a finalist in the 2018 ABM Jesse H. Neal Awards, a b-to-b award program honoring editorial excellence. Three columns are featured...
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What the MUCC? Evidence based MCI triage method

The Model Uniform Core Criteria for Mass Casualty Incident Triage, or MUCC, is a standard set of guidelines that all mass casualty triage systems should...

EMS in the Warm Zone, Ambulance Collisions

EMS belongs in the warm zone Florida officials and anonymous first responders are disputing if paramedics were blocked from entering the Parkland high school scene,...

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