Health and Wellness Uncategorized

Reader Tips for Staying Fit and Healthy During the Holidays

Last week in the Everyday EMS Tips newsletter I asked readers for their tips to stay fit and well during the holidays. These are a few of the many responses I received. (I added bold emphasis)  It was so great to hear from so many people. I am sending three contributors gift cards from Road […]

Social Media Tips

Group Fundraising for EMS Education and Emergency Notification

I am not sure what to make of Kickstarter and other group/crowd funding websites. I have browsed many kickstarter projects but I have yet to contribute to the fundraising goal. Have you joined a kickstarter project? Did it get fully funded? I have recently received notification of two group/crowd funding projects related to EMS. Defensive […]

EMS Tips

Patient Identification and the Physical Exam (#31daysofCE)

One area of patient assessment that I know I need to improve is looking for bracelets or tags that patients wear that might be simple identification, alerts to EMS professionals about known medical conditions like diabetes or seizures, in case of emergency contact information, or end of life instructions for making resuscitation decisions. Is it […]