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Blackberry Apps for #EMS Professionals

Everyday EMS Tips reader Richard Hemby has compiled a list of Blackberry applications for the medical field. Do you use any of these Apps? I use ePocrates – most often during training sessions to quickly access information about a drug. The Blackberry Apps I use most often are: UberTwitter – a Blackberry Twitter client Google […]

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Reader Tip: Compression Tempo with Pop Songs

I have downloaded the songs “Stayin Alive” by the Bee Gees and “Another One Bites the Dust” by Queen onto my blackberry and play them during CPR class for the students to hear. [The tempo for each song is about 100 beats per minute – GF] I like using the songs because most students already […]

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Reader Tip: Call Ahead and Leave a Big Tip

Everyone in EMS knows has felt the frustration of ordering take-out, paying, and getting a call before it is ready. Maybe you can return later, maybe you can’t and your money’s gone. My way of managing this is to put the phone numbers of restaurants in my cell phone and call ahead. When I get […]