Monthly Archives: November 2015

Are we Over Bagging?

When I went through EMS education, I was taught that when ventilating a patient with a BVM that it was important to deliver as much of the content of the bag as possible. We would almost wring out the bag … Continue reading

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Baby it’s Cold Outside

As the weather is becoming colder in many parts of the northern hemisphere, the time is coming that we’ll all be working hard to stay warm. Many textbooks spend a brief time discussing hypothermia, but put much more emphasis on … Continue reading

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Who’s Your One?

Every day we put ourselves out for others. We respond at all hours of the day and night to help strangers. We volunteer on our times off to help vacationers enjoy themselves. But are we really making a difference. We … Continue reading

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“Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!”

A few weeks ago, I had written about our ability to only pay lip service to “Is the scene safe?” Over 4500 vehicle crashes involve and ambulance every year in the United states. Our most dangerous time in EMS in … Continue reading

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Around the World in 80 Days

This last week we passed 80 days since I moved Medical Mondays to this blog format from Facebook. I want to thank each of you for being readers and I’m amazed how many countries are represented by frequent viewers. You will … Continue reading

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