As many of you know, these articles are intended for Ski Patrollers as well as EMS personnel. The ski season has pretty much wound down for most of us, although there are a still very late season options for those … Continue reading
Happy 2016 to everyone. I hope that you have a wonderful year and are able to continue to help others through your medical calling. Every year as we begin anew, we make resolutions to be better; to lose weight, stop … Continue reading
Over the years pre-hospital education has taken many turns and has dramatically increased in both educational requirements and scope of practice. During it’s inception, pre-hospital medicine involved only quick transport, sometimes proving only the most rudimentary knowledge of medical care. … Continue reading
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
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
Please allow me a few minutes to brag. As many know, this blog was started to educate the members of the National Ski Patrol. Recently the patrol that I belong, Pine Mountain Ski Patrol, was awarded the Central Division & … Continue reading
When we are with a patient, there are many things to try to remember. When we began training, we learn many mnemonics to help us with processing everything that needs to be done. We have some for history, some for … Continue reading
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