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Tax Credits for Volunteer Firefighters

2008-07-30T08:55:32

John Reubi, a fire marshal in Ross, Pennsylvania, hears one question more often than not when recruiting new volunteer firefighters: “What’s in it for me?” In 1974 Pennsylvania had 300,000 volunteer firefighters compared to only 72,000 in 2005. With the number of volunteer firefighters falling drastically some lawmakers are hoping to raise tax credits available… Continue reading Tax Credits for Volunteer Firefighters

Who’ll make a More EMS Supportive President?

2008-07-18T10:43:59

Who do you think will make a better president when it comes to supporting the EMS field? Whether you’re an EMT, paramedic, firefighter, or know someone in the field let your peers know who you’re voting for and while you’re at it leave a comment and tell us why. Take the Emergency Services Blog poll… Continue reading Who’ll make a More EMS Supportive President?

Proper Immobilization With Head Injury

2007-06-25T16:33:04

It always seems to happen in 3’s. This time it started as I was doing an interfacility transport. I had a patient with a significant head injury. Her C-spine was cleared and I had strict instructions to keep her head elevated about 30 degrees. During the transport I considered how we are always taught to… Continue reading Proper Immobilization With Head Injury

Emergency Medicine at the Breaking Point….

2006-10-19T14:39:00

Emergency Medicine at the Breaking Point…. The following guest blog was written by Matthew Bassett, an Emergency Response Manager for a company located in Maryland, and an EMT-B. The viewpoints below are Matthew’s, and not of Emergency Medical Products. We all have a horror story. Most of us have more than one. The triage nurse… Continue reading Emergency Medicine at the Breaking Point….

Welcome to the EMP Blog….share your thoughts

2006-09-27T09:23:22

My name is Julie Brady, RN, NREMT-P, and I am an EMS insturctor/coordinator at Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) which is located in southeast Wisconsin. I have been asked by Emergency Medical Products (EMP) to contribute to the exchange of ideas and stories on challenges that are encountered everyday in our practice and the EMS field. I encourage you… Continue reading Welcome to the EMP Blog….share your thoughts

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