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What is CAEMS and Why Should I Care?

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Two weeks ago, we started a Community of Practice to discuss EMS Deployment. The larger issue of deploying resources is all about efficiency and effectiveness in care, those are also the aims of any High Performance EMS group. However, that message is too often confused with meaning simply “better, faster, cheaper”, when in practice it ...more

Why do Ambulances Carry Epi-Pens?

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Why do ambulances carry Epi-Pens? You may be asking yourself why I might ask that question. After all, Epinephrine is the first-line medication used for the treatment of anaphylaxis as recommended by scores of organizations and people who know what they’re talking about. It is the definitive treatment for any severe allergic reaction or case ...more

Blood On Our Hands

It wasn’t long before a few of the crazy ones took instruction from the hate being spewed by the ignorant. While there are others, in just this weekend, three police officers (two NYPD, one in Florida who ironically, was originally NYPD) have been executed for just being police officers.  Not because of their viewpoints.  Not because they posed ...more

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The Nuthouse that is Rescue 1

The Nuthouse that is Rescue 1
A bunch of little kids ended up in Rescue 1 one day as a result of an evacuation due to a gas leak. It was a bit of a nuthouse, ...more

What is CAEMS and Why Should I Care?

What is CAEMS and Why Should I Care?
Two weeks ago, we started a Community of Practice to discuss EMS Deployment. The larger issue of deploying resources is all about efficiency and effectiveness in care, those are also ...more

Why do Ambulances Carry Epi-Pens?

Why do Ambulances Carry Epi-Pens?
Why do ambulances carry Epi-Pens? You may be asking yourself why I might ask that question. After all, Epinephrine is the first-line medication used for the treatment of anaphylaxis as recommended ...more

Blood On Our Hands

Blood On Our Hands
It wasn't long before a few of the crazy ones took instruction from the hate being spewed by the ignorant. While there are others, in just this weekend, three police officers ...more

Lights and Sirens

Lights and Sirens
This past week I had the pleasure of reading an advance copy of a new paramedic memoir. Kevin Grange’s Lights and Sirens is an authentic, compelling narrative of Grange’s ...more

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