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The 360 Degree Heart – Part II

ST-Vector
The first post in our “360 Degree Heart” series attempted to visualize how the different frontal plane (limb) leads relate to one another. We also introduced the concept of “negative leads,” which are just the standard leads flipped upside down. If you didn’t read that post it would probably be helpful to start there. This ...more

Connecticut Limits Long Boards

On February 21, 2013 I wrote the post In Praise of CEMSMAC, to celebrate the courage of Connecticut’s top EMS doctors to back the draft document on spinal boards proposed by the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP), and to use that document as a guideline to developing statewide guidelines limiting the use of long ...more

Consider This

While at the eye doctor in Savannah the other day, I had an interesting experience.  I had to leave from work to go to my appointment, so I was in uniform.  While standing at the desk to check out, a woman almost directly behind me became faint.  She slumped into a chair as I turned ...more

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Company Officer Boot Camp: IV Starting December 8, 2014

Company Officer Boot Camp: IV Starting December 8, 2014
COBC IV: for the Company Officer Boot Camp! Here is the registration and information for the course. Thanks for all of the interest and support! For specific questions, please ...more

Thoughts on Ebola

Thoughts on Ebola
Working at the hospital and on the ambulance, it has been heavy duty Ebola lately. Memos, flyers, posters, policies, and lots of questions. I have written power points, given talks ...more

Firefighter Basics What We Represent

Firefighter Basics What We Represent
There have been many times that we have received comments, we have received emails, and been asked in person what Firefighter Basics is all about? I wanted to take some ...more

The Hard Surface Flowpath

The Hard Surface Flowpath
  Nine firefighters have lost their lives while on the road, to date, in 2014 Eight actually, if you don't include the one who did not feel well and was found off ...more

Fire and EMS (now and then)

Fire and EMS (now and then)
The fire started in the kitchen, he told me, his mother and aunt had been drinking, and forgot about the pan of oil on the stovetop. It ignited, then before ...more

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