Alternate Posting Location: Geriatric Fall Prevention
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by Greg Friese
1y ago
After President Biden fell last week at the U.S. Air Force Academy it seemed like a good time to revisit geriatric fall prevention. Read on EMS1: Geriatric fall prevention tips after POTUS trips, falls ..read more
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Video: What does AVPU mean?
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by Greg Friese
1y ago
Short YouTube video based on this EMS1 article, How to use AVPU to check a patient’s level of consciousness ..read more
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Glacial Trail Run 50k
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by Greg Friese
1y ago
It has been a few years since I’ve run a marathon. I am getting back into long-distance running through trail running. Last weekend I ran the Glacial Trail Run 50k in the Kettle Moraine State Forest. It was a glorious fall day and conditions were perfect for running. I last ran this race in 2003, my only other ultramarathon. Applying almost 20 years of runner smarts I managed to run 33 minutes faster than I did 18 years ago. This was a happy moment pretty early in the race. The hilly course on poorly sorted glacial till is crazy difficult. Really glad I did this and looking forward to more lon ..read more
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Alternate Posting Location: #NeverForget Lt. Alison Russo-Elling, FDNY EMS
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by Greg Friese
1y ago
Posted on EMS1 Rapid response: Risk of senseless violence is constantly looming Lt. Alison Russo-Elling, FDNY EMS, was killed in the line of duty on September 29, 2022. Russo-Elling, 61, was a 25-year veteran of the department and was a World Trade Center first responder who assisted in rescue and recovery efforts, according to an FDNY statement. Russo-Elling began her career as an EMT before becoming a paramedic in 2002. She was promoted to Lieutenant in 2016 ..read more
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Alternate Posting Location: Viral Radio Traffic
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by Greg Friese
1y ago
A Baltimore City EMS provider attracted widespread social media attention for his response to a dispatcher request to return to service. “For the third time, we told you we are out of service,” an EMT says, repeating himself on a recording of Baltimore City Fire Department radio traffic. “I am completely prepared to tell my driver to disembark, and I will drive this thing in the Inner Harbor.” Who among us hasn’t been so frustrated by dispatcher requests to return to service that they haven’t snapped back at dispatch – on or off the radio – and imagined parking the ambulance somewhere the sun ..read more
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Alternate Posting Location: #Spitgate response tips
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by Greg Friese
1y ago
Harry might have spit on Chris, but cops, medics, firefighters and correctional officers get spit on all the time. Here are a few thoughts, not about #spitgate, but how to react when a patient, inmate, suspect or bystander spits at you. Forget the movie star memes, spit is an occupational hazard ..read more
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Podcast: Paramedics need a thriving wage – The Overrun
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by Greg Friese
1y ago
Enjoyed discussing the concept of a “thriving wage” for paramedics with Ed from the Overrun Podcast ..read more
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Podcast: Discussing the EMS Trend Report
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by Greg Friese
1y ago
Listen to Jim Hoffman, Josh Knapp and me discuss the 2022 EMS Trend Report on the EMS Office Hours podcast. Download the 2022 EMS Trend Report from EMS1 ..read more
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Video: 2022 EMS Trend Report quick recap
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by Greg Friese
1y ago
I was able to present findings from the 2022 EMS Trend Report at the Pinnacle EMS conference in late July. In this short video, Roxanne Peek and I discuss some of the findings and lessons for EMS leaders we presented. Download and read the 2022 EMS Trend Report from EMS1, Fitch & Associates and the EMS Survey Team ..read more
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Has the iPhone made EMS better?
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by Greg Friese
2y ago
Today is the 15th birthday of the iPhone, a device which I use daily and is hardly ever more than an arm’s reach away. But today I take a contrarian view about the impact of the iPhone on EMS. 7 ways the iPhone ruined EMS https://www.ems1.com/lifestyle/articles/7-ways-the-iphone-ruined-ems-Ji4agtK0UT1gAWnn ..read more
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