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Book Review: Drop In on Tom H with Michael P

One of the lost pleasures of modern life is the “drop in” or “stopping by.” We feel compelled to call first (or text) to schedule a visit. When I ask, ”Is it a good time?” the reply too often is “I will check my calendar and get back to you so we can schedule something.” […]

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Product Review: COAST HP7R Focusing Rechargeable LED Flashlight

The COAST HP7R Focusing Rechargeable LED Flashlight is a serious flashlight for serious situations that demand high performance, reliability, and durability. Note: I was sent a the HP7R in the late Spring of 2014 for a product review. Learn more about the flashlight from the COAST website or purchase from Amazon. Dual Power and Flexible Charging The […]

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Product Review: Maxxeon WorkStar 2030 Floodlight

Best Flash Light I have ever owned.  If you need light in dark places this flash lights is a go anywhere, light anything, long lasting machine. Note: I was sent a Maxxeon WorkStar 2030 in November, 2013 for a product review. I have been too busy using the flashlight to actually sit down and write this […]

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Event Review

Course Review: Cardiac Arrest, Hypothermia, and Resuscitation Science Week 2 #MOOC

Week 2 of the Coursera course, Course Review: Cardiac Arrest, Hypothermia, and Resuscitation Science Week 1 #MOOC, focused on CPR.  With frequent references to clinical research and AHA guidelines Dr. Abella discussed that CPR quality is the key variable to survival with lay and professional rescuers. Lay Person CPR Training Little is known about the number […]

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Write for EMS Industry Publications

Editors from major EMS publications have asked me to be on the lookout for “new, up and coming EMS authors.” Regular contributions to leading online EMS publications is a great opportunity for you to: refine your communication skills introduce your experience and niche expertise to an international audience help move the EMS profession forward In […]

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Review: Ski’s Cheddar Brat

Note: Yesterday I joined the Ski’s Meat Market 2013 Sausage Tour. During the summer tour I will receive ticket punches for purchasing 6 or more specialty brats and burgers from our local meat market. My idea to blog about the tour came after I had cooked and eaten the first tour date. If I make […]

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Book Review: Google+ for Business by Chris Brogan

Google+ is Google’s foray into social networking and how to use it for business is the topic of  by marketing expert and social media evangelist Chris Brogan. In the book, which I read on my Kindle Fire, Chris overviews Google+ with a focus on business. Considering the challenge of writing a book during the infancy of the […]

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Social Media Tips

3 Types of Blog Posts for EMS Bloggers

I read a fair number of EMS blogs and a common theme is …. “sorry it has been so long since I have posted.” If you are struggling for a blog post consider writing one of these post types: 1. List post – write your top 3 patient assessment tips, 3 lessons you have learned […]

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Book Reviews Devin Kerins

Book Review: EMS the Job of Your Life by Devin Kerins

by Devin Kerins is a series of stories from the streets of northern New Jersey. The stories are from the author’s own experience, as well as stories told to him by other EMTs and Paramedics in the surrounding area. EMS Version of Reader’s Digest Most of the stories are short – just a few paragraphs […]

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How to Write a iPhone App Review

One of our goals at Everyday EMS Tips is to become the best location for EMS professionals to learn out about the best apps for Smartphones (iPhone, Droid, Blackberry). If you are using an app that you think is essential for EMS students or EMS professionals email me a review and I will share it […]