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Make Alexa your Ambulance Partner

On a whim – which I rarely have – I purchased the Amazon Echo device through a Prime member pre-purchase offer. I have been enamored with Alexa ever since setting up the device in my kitchen and regularly imagine Alexa (or Google or Siri) as an ambulance partner. Those day dreams, along with everyday use […]

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Google Search has a Metronome

Have you used the Google Search metronome during a cardiac arrest? Would you use it? Use Google search metronome during high-quality CPR

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Measure Distance with Google Maps

From any location, right click and select, “Measure Distance”

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Alternate Posting Location: MedicCast Episode 376 from EMS Today 2014

Jamie Davis, the pod medic, was kind enough to let me guest host an EMS education related episode of the MedicCast from the EMS Today 2014 Exhibit hall. The episode starts at the 12:15 mark in the video. I discuss Google Glass, NREMT Testing, and hybrid (online and classroom) education with Gabe Romero and Justin […]

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Convert Measurement Units with the Google Chrome Search Bar

Metric units are part of the language of medicine. Metric units are part of the language of medicine. I use the Google search bar to convert fahrenheit to celsius. Type in… Posted by Everyday EMS Tips on Monday, September 23, 2013

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EMS Educators: Our Favorite Apps

During my NAEMSE Symposium presentation, Handheld Wizardary, I asked attendees to share their favorite apps.  I asked this question by text/email message using Remind101.com. Many attendees replied to me with their favorite smartphone apps. Action Movie FX Chrome Browser Dropbox Epocrates Facebook Google Translate Instagram NAEMSE Symposium Guidebook Paramedic Protocol Provider Pepid Pocket RX Safe […]

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Book Review: ACLS 2013 the ACLS Arrhythmia Pocket Brain Book

Book Description The ACLS 2013 Pocket Brain Book () is a compact and information packed guide to ACLS arrhythmia assessment and treatment. It is a comprehensive, get to the point, review and synopsis that somehow finds time to include practice questions, clinical and bedside tips, and review of controversies. For example, in the opening chapter […]

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Top Selling Products for Everyday EMS Tips Readers

Do you know clicking on ads and Amazon affiliate links helps support this site? They do and I really appreciate it. Thanks! The top costs of running this site are my time and the email newsletter distribution from Aweber. Stuff you Buy from Amazon.com When you click on links and banner ads for books, software, and […]

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Video: Conflicting Medical Control Orders

In this Google+ Hangout from the What Would Jim Do? series I join Jim Hoffman, Rom Duckworth, and Tom Bouthillet to discuss a conflicting set of medical control orders Jim received regarding nitro administration to a patient with a STEMI. Read Jim’s show notes.

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Press Release: EMS Tracker App Saves Minutes and Miles for Emergency Responders

For emergency response personnel, every moment counts. But while first responders count their success in lives saved, they must count their paychecks in time and mileage logs. When the lights are flashing and lives are on the line, it’s not always easy to make the most accurate notes. These heroes must save lives and make […]