This study will have two versions written about it. This version is my "cut the fat" version I am trying encapsulate in this blog. As well, with my venture in medical free lance writing, I will have a "medical education" category for those who want the juicy morsels of dense medical language. With out further … Continue reading A synopsis on sepsis and ETCO2 criteria.
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
*True story behind the title... Use your imagination; rookie, code, view the airway, tube.. tube... yo man! you are stepping on the tube!* I am a huge advocate for prehospital intubation. Though, I do strongly believe in good equipment, drugs, lots of practice (more than just simulators) and fail-safe options (iGel, etc). Every service has … Continue reading Don’t step on the tube!!
When the pestering NREMT emails start popping up in your inbox, it means it has been another two years and time to recertify that blessed round disco patch. After spending so many hours in the classroom with my department's training, teaching medic students, and attending a fire academy, I have decided to challenge the national … Continue reading Recertification blues. A challenge to boring instructors.