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Football … One of Many Metaphors for EMS Scene Size-up

Football can be a metaphor for just about anything. And just about anything can be used as a metaphor for EMS. Check out my latest column What Football Can Teach us About the Scene Size-up.

In related football news:

1. My CoEMS Fantasy Football, Push to Shock, team experienced its first loss last weekend.

2. Wins and poll rankings rarely correlate with actual on field performance. See Wisconsin’s loss to Michigan State last weekend.

3. I am seeking two or four tickets for the Packers December 5 home game against the San Francisco 49ers.


By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.