8 Tragic EMS Behavior Flaws to Avoid

In Greek tragedies, the hero typically displays some form of hamarita, also known as a "tragic flaw." Hamlet was brooding, Othello was jealous, Macbeth was ambitious. For the most part, it is their … [Read more...]

The Illussion of Control

Part two of a two part series on scene presence. Part one is here. While we're talking about scene presence, I think it's important to bring this one up. I've hesitated to talk about the illusion of … [Read more...]

The C-Spine Immobilization Controversy

C-spine immobilization is not a benign procedure. It's not something that's always worth doing "just in case." It's not risk free, comfortable or even practical. And, now, recent research from the … [Read more...]

Glucometer Errors

Study shows venous blood tests artificially high on capillary glucometers. Did you know that it matters where you get the blood sample from when you're using a glucometer? If you did, … [Read more...]

4 Sloppy IV Mistakes You Should Avoid

One of the nice perks I've found to blogging is that every now and then I get to rant. This piece might fit into that rant category. Not necessarily the full blown, foot stompin', leave the caps lock … [Read more...]