In late February 2020 I stockpiled canned foods, staple goods, bleach wipes, toilet paper and a few other supplies before the real rush caused by the World Health Organization declaring a global pandemic and the Trump Administration declaring a national emergency. These purchases gave our family peace of mind and satisfaction that we were a few weeks ahead on flattening the curve. But […]
We hosted a fun family gathering to eat and exchange chili. We provided chili toppings and attendees each brought a crockpot of chili, along with containers to bring home a couple of bowls.
1. EMS predictions … active shooter incidents, again Ed Racht. MD looked into the future of EMS in 2018 in an email to AMR personnel, reprinted with permission on EMS1.com. “One of the toughest evolving issues in out-of-hospital medicine has become the increasing number of active shooter events. The Oct. 1 shooting in Las Vegas, the worst […]
FedEx brought me a cake yesterday from Gambino’s bakery. Big thanks for a NOLA friend for sending. It’s as good as it looks.
I have Spring Break on my mind. Do us all a favor and never bring these three things on a plane. 1. Graham crackers Is there a more fragile mass produced food? I don’t, nor does anyone else, want to see or sit in your graham cracker crumbs. Splurge and buy some more durable teddy […]
This guest post was submitted by Chris Adelman. Everyday EMS Tips always welcomes guest post submissions from EMS professionals, EMS educators, and EMS students. All others are asked to first make a contribution to the National EMS Memorial Bike Ride, see submission guidelines, before submitting a post. I appreciate Chris’ submission and his contribution to the […]
3 Ideas to Improve EMS World Expo 1. Shorter presentations or quick fire presentations with a series of presenters that each have 10-15 minutes to present a single idea, topic, or technique. 2. Online conference that features the “Best of” EMS World Expo. The top rated speaker from each track is invited to give a […]
The food and fluids edition. Favorite Gu/Gel Flavors 1. Vanilla 2. Banana 3. Chocolate (with caffeine is OK) Least Favorite Gu/Gel Flavors 1. Anything citrus 2. Apple 3. Peach Note: I will eat anything while running. If there was a Hawaiian pizza flavor gel and it was handed to me at mile 20 I would eat […]
Two nights ago I had a wonderful Mahi Mahi filet served over pasta. It was more than I could finish. After dinner I took a walk in the shopping areas and box stores near my hotel. As I walked past the Home Dept I noticed a huge display of hundreds of pumpkins. What an amazing […]
I start almost every day with a bowl of cereal. My homemade granola mixed with raisin bran (or whatever other dry cereal we happen to have in the house). I love routine. The biggest recent change for me was having to dispose of my 16 year old mixing bowl that had cooked hundreds of batches […]