Burnt toast; the road to burn out

There was a time I was burnt out. Well, that’s not exactly true. There was a time that every three months I was burnt to the core. I wanted to quit. I wanted to go to nursing school. Hell, I even put in an application to Fed Ex.                 Unfortunately, there was one time that … Continue reading Burnt toast; the road to burn out

Trauma Library

If you haven't checked out Life in The Fast Lane, you HAVE to give it shot. This site's ECG library helped me not only get through medic school, but also helped me learn what I was seeing on strange 12-leads my first year as a medic. I receive their email updates to keep myself informed, … Continue reading Trauma Library

An apology.

I'm sorry this has happened to you today. I am sorry you feel this way. I am sorry that you were born unlucky and suffer from this illness. I am sorry that they did this to you. I am sorry your bad day had become a turning point in my career. As the compassionate face … Continue reading An apology.

A paramedic’s response to Krokodil

BE WARNED! Gruesome pics utilized... Please feel free to review or comment. This is a position piece I am outlining for potential publication. All reviews accepted and appreciated! Biting back against the Krokodil; a Paramedic Response                 Clandestine labs are becoming increasingly more creative as the world demands for cheaper stronger narcotics. Bath salts, K2, … Continue reading A paramedic’s response to Krokodil

Just a thought…

This was passed onto me from a friend. Don't know it's origin, but thought it was a great insight to our world as EMS providers. "Welcome to the profession whose entry-level practitioners — you, in a few months — rank 4th from the bottom in the Bureau of Labor Statistics salary rankings. The only people … Continue reading Just a thought…