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Welcome to Everyday EMS Tips – A Quick Guide to New Readers

Welcome to Everyday EMS Tips – my primary place for blogging, sharing resources, and connecting with other EMS professionals. If this is your first visit or you just found me recently I thought I would use this post to welcome you and bring you up to speed with some of the top content and resources […]

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Book Review: Unprepared by D.A. Ramsey and Jim Rush

, the novel, is a cautionary tale from Jim Rush, an expert in health readiness; and co-author D.A. Ramsey. The novel presents a plausible scenario for a terrorist nuclear attack inside the United States that overwhelms local, regional, and state healthcare systems while also shaking the foundations of government. Disaster Response Training and Readiness As […]

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Book Review: Rework from 37Signals

, from 37Signals.com, is a series of essays about their beliefs about work, workplace behavior, and personal success. 37Signals is the maker of a very popular set of project management, contact management, and group collaboration software apps (link to 37Signals products). Rework is written by the founders of 37Signals, Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson. […]

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Book Review: My Ambulance Education by Joseph Clark

As a college student Joe Clark worked on the ambulance in New York City on nights and weekends to pay for his college and graduate school education.   is Joe’s stories of patient encounters, relationships, and events on the streets that shaped him as a person and guided his career choice to become a medical […]

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EMS Authors: Top Tips for a Successful Book Launch

This is a guest post by Gail Z. Martin, author of the Thrifty Author’s Guide to Launching Your Book Without Losing Your Mind. If you want to guest post on this blog, check out the guidelines here. I asked Gail to write this post because many of the self-published authors I interview on the Medical […]

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Book Review: Have a Little Faith by Mitch Albom

Author and Sports Writer, Mitch Albom, has made a career of writing about the end of life by asking his fictional and non-fictional characters the big questions about life, religion, happiness, sadness, regret, effort, and responsibility. Albom’s newest book Have a Little Faith: A True Story is the story of what Albom does when his […]

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Book Review: Paramedic – Buff to Burnt

Paramedic, George Steffensen, shares memorable patient encounters, events, and partners in his biography Paramedic – Buff to Burnt. George uses “Buff” as a noun and a verb. A “Buff” medic has a heavily equipped hero belt – flashlight, shears, glove pouch, window punch – and the hero ego to bring patients back from the edge […]

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Book Review: Mass Casualties – a young medic's true story of death deception, and dishonor in Iraq

Paramedics have played a lot of roles in the Iraq war. I primarily thought that paramedics worked “outside the fence” either as part of patrol teams or evacuated wounded personnel from the field to field and combat hospitals. I was expecting another story of heroic rescues, rapid response to MCIs from IEDs, and door busting […]

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Mail Bag: New Deliveries to EverydayEMSTips.com Headquarters

The UPS and Fedex drivers in my neighborhood have been making almost daily deliveries to EverydayEMSTips.com headquarters. Some of the books and products that I have received recently include: Act Fast – Anti Choking Trainer I am bringing the blue neoprene vest anti-choking trainer to my first responder training meeting tonight. In some initial practice […]

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You Can Be Indispensable – Book Review of Linchpin by Seth Godin

We need you to be you more than ever! Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? is the newest book by author, big thinker, and provocateur Seth Godin. In this book he calls us to recognize that we all have capabilities as artists, to fight our basic instincts to blend in and go with the flow, and to […]