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Posts Outside the Service Area: January 2014

January and February seem to bring out the best in EMS Bloggers. Perhaps we have all resolved to post more often and post better. A few of the posts that caught my eye and attention this month. When you visit each of these posts do the blogger a favor, social share or leave a comment. […]

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Book Recommendations for EMTs and Paramedics November 2013

Looking for a great gift for the EMT or Paramedic in your life? Or need a great book to pass the time between calls? Paramedico I just finished (about 20 minutes ago)  by Benjamin Gilmour. Ben shares stories from 15 years of traveling the world as a paramedic and the many services he rode with. […]

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Posts Outside the Service Area: Best of EMS World Expo 2012 #EMSWorldExpo

Blog Posts The Rogue Medic was reported to be at EMS World Expo. His many blog posts about the sessions he attended should suffice as proof that he was there. If you had a Rogue Medic sighting please provide forensic evidence that he exists as more than simply a smiley face. Rogue’s posts: Misrepresenting Current […]

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Creating Contrast for your Efforts, Ideas, and Causes

I am reading a reviewers copy of the , a new book from Chris Brogan and Julien Smith that will be available on October 25 (you can pre-order a copy now which I highly recommend). The Impact Equation is about building a platform and ensuring that your ideas, efforts, and causes get the distribution and […]

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Posts Outside the Service Area: Nuances in Pharmacology

For several years I have been reading about the appropriate dosing of oxygen. In Can Oxygen Hurt  Mike McEvoy summarizes the science, 2005 and 2010 AHA recommendations. He includes this money line “Knowing that both hypoxia and hyperoxia are bad, EMS providers must stop giving oxygen routinely.” Peter Canning shares some thoughts about Glass Ampules […]

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July Alternate Posting Locations: Products for EMS

Dr. David Johnson writes about when to use tourniquets on the Wilderness Medical Associates blog. Rogue Medic shares a Facebook thread of fears of litigation and anecdotal experience confused with scientific proof about the use of tourniquets in his post on Facebook medics let imaginary lawyers tell them what to do. Paramedic product innovator and […]

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Gut Feelings

Read Rogue Medic’s blog if you are interested in evidence or changing your gut feeling.

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Posts Outside the Service Area: Collections for the Year Ahead

This month I tried to gather up posts on the theme of “collections” since the first post I wanted to share was Rogue Medic’s collection of podcasts and blogs. He has curated an excellent collection of blogs and podcasts to keep up with EMS and emergency medicine research. You can eat better in 2012. Fire Engineering […]

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Posts Outside the Service Area: Someone Always Knows

I am convinced that in the workplace any incident of wrong doing – cheating, stealing, etc. – is always witnessed or realized by a co-worker. The part I have never understood is the lengths individuals will go to either pretend what they know is happening is not happening or protect someone that is clearly violating […]

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Posts Outside the Service Area: Gift Giving Guides and More

One of the gifts bloggers can give one another is the gift of linking. Check out these posts from some of my favorite bloggers: 2010 EMS Gift Guide from the Social Medic. A Special Thank You to EMS professionals from public speaking coach Lisa Braithwaite. If you are interested in becoming a better public speaker […]