Getting deep into the weeds with 12 leads is challenging to say the least. Ask three paramedics their opinion on a 12 lead ECG and you just might get three different answers. That saying “When the rubber meets the road” is very a kin to reading 12 leads. When that time comes your patients depend […]
This is a cheat sheet of sorts to help you recall epinephrine doses as they relate to the NYC REMAC paramedic protocols and exam. Download it by clicking the button below. This was provided with a little twist by my podcasting co host David Brenner. Looking for more NYC REMAC help? Check out the NYC […]
So, you have the dosage of the drug, the vial in your hand. Now comes the part where you have to draw up the drug. 1mg, 3mg, 7mg… no problem. But what about when you need 1.2mg, 3.7mg or 7.3mg? It can start getting tricky and depending on the syringe it can be pretty darn […]
This report not only reviews intravenous supplies and techniques. It gives real life tips from experienced field paramedics. A great resource to own in your EMS library and totally free If you are looking for even more help and ideas for those difficult IV’s and to master this often used EMS skill. Check out the […]
This is an update to a previous “guestimate” method – correct to 1 gtts/minute by David Brenner that I recently released David previously explained his technique for how to derive the drip rate, quickly and in your head, for dopamine drips that was accurate to 1gtts/minute. You can check that out by clicking here. David explained […]
Key elements of brain injury regarding strokes and seizures.
Here is a great download that covers the endocrine system. This is a very useful study resource that focuses on this particular sub-topic in EMS training. (more…)
Here is a reference chart resource that goes into 12 lead ECG locations, areas of heart affected and reciprocal changes. Click the image to enlarge on your screen and download the .pdf version of this reference to your hard drive for offline viewing using the button below. Be sure to share this resource on Facebook.
Use this resource to help with your Call Report writing. Why write it out when you can abbreviate it? But it’s important to abbreviate it in ways that are accepted by others in the profession. Download the resource below and post your favorite abbreviations in the comments.
Great article resource on this subject. Created by Peter Canning at MedicScribe.com, I compiled a .pdf file so you can download it for offline use. Be sure to visit Peters blog for even more great tips and articles.