Blog posts, articles, news reports, and audio podcasts…some of my favorite reads from August 2014. Blog news from MedicSBK…new website layout. Check it out. Steve Whitehead lays out the reasons you should quit your crappy EMS job. This article, I found a gun on my patient. Now what?, struck me as a common sense and […]
In a recent EMS1.com column I write about using a habit streaking app to accomplish health, fitness, and education goals. Turn a Goal into a Habit with a smartphone app at EMS1.com I also enjoyed this related article, Wanna Lose Weight? There is an App for That, on the Heart Healthy Runner blog.
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
I just read a really interesting article about Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in the Vital Connections newsletter which is a quarterly publication for EMS providers from Ministry Health Care. Unfortunately the Vital Connections articles is not online, but the procedure inserts a bovine valve and metal stent in the aortic valve space through a catheterization process. […]
Hi My Name is …
Brandon Oto has written a fine post, Missing your manners, about the importance of introducing yourself to your patient with a simple, “Hi my name is Greg. I am a paramedic. Can I help?” Go read Brandon’s post. Good morning Doctor Not long ago I had an appointment with a new cardiologist to discuss my […]
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Where can I practice reading 12 Leads?
A reader asked, “Where can I practice reading 12 lead EKGs?” These are some resources I have used to learn more about and practice 12 lead EKG interpretation: Also check out the 12 lead books in the Everyday EMS Tips bookstore. 1. EKG Club 2. EMS 12 Lead Blog 3. ECG Course Weekly Practice 12 […]