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Posts Outside the Service Area: Some of my favorites from August 2014

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 […]

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Morning Read: Giving Feedback to Medics

Well worth your time to read this article: Culture of Silence. Written by an ED physician about his perception that paramedics are not interested in and hostile to feedback. Next read thoughtful responses from Chief Skip Kirkwood on the Firegeezer blog and Dave Konig on the Social Medic blog. I imagine there will be more […]

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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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Recruitment: EMS Volunteers for 2013 Boy Scout Jamboree

The 2013 National Boy Scout Jamboree Emergency Medical Service is seeking volunteers to fill various positions. We will be a combined ALS/BLS response and transport service serving an anticipated population of 40,000 at the Summit Bechtel Scout Reserve just north of Beckley, West Virginia adjacent to and conjoined with the New River Gorge National River. […]

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New EMS Podcast: Standing Orders

emsstandingorders.com is a new collaboration between paramedics and physicians with the product being an EMS resource for administrators, medics, and medical directors. The highlight of¬†emsstandingorders.com is Standing Orders: The Podcast. Standing Orders: The Podcast is a show developed by Mr. Brad Buck, Mr. Matt Fults, Mr. JD Graziano, Mr. Luke Myers, and Dr. Chris Russi. […]