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EMSToday Day 1

I’m at the EMSToday Conference in Washington DC. Keep an eye out. You might see me. I’ll be posting updates to Twitter and Facebook and you can follow me on twitter at @themaddogmedic or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/maddogmedic. I’ll be … Continue reading

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EMSToday, Here I come!

I’ve just booked my flight from the Middle-East to the sprawling, yet surprisingly efficient, Washington Dulles Airport. I’ll be attending EMSToday again. I always get so excited to come out and visit with my EMS family from the USA. As … Continue reading

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No offense

Saggy has left me. He’s been transferred to another region and while I’m still, technically, the senior paramedic in my section, I’ve got a crop of local boys who went to school in the USA but have had less than … Continue reading

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Day:Night. Night:Day.

I frequently live in the nebulous, uncertain time between day and night shift. None of my friends know when I’m sleeping. They also don’t know whether I’m the guy who’s up to "antics" all night. We often make plans and … Continue reading

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New Girlfriend.

I found a new girlfriend in the Philippines. Ain’t she pretty? Get ready for some sweet photos! –maddog

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Whew!

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EMS Today 2013

I’m sitting in a lovely apartment I’ve rented through Air Bnb and getting ready to head over to the conference center and dive into EMSToday 2013. I’ve always enjoyed this conference and I’ve especially enjoyed meeting a few of my … Continue reading

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EMSToday 2013

I’m going to EMSToday 2013 this year. I’ll be arriving in Washington DC on the 4th and will certainly be looking for trouble. Anyone else going to be around? –maddog

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Can you hear me now?

Do the dead hear us? Does talking to your patient while performing CPR have any effect? Can the patient hear you even though his heart is not beating (and you’re doing it for him)? If the (dead) patient can hear … Continue reading

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On 9-11…

There is a lot more to the attacks on 11 September 2001 than the FDNY and the world trade center. I watched the Pentagon burn from the Potomac river and, later, felt cheated when NONE of the EMTs and Paramedics … Continue reading

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