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"I was involved in the 5-year transition of a large EMS agency from 24s to 12s, using…"

Skip Kirkwood replied Jul 28, 2013 to Anyone with information regarding switching from 24 hour shifts to twelves?

2 Jul 28, 2013
Reply by Skip Kirkwood

"Your monitor is just like your ballistic vest - you can't predict when you are going…"

Skip Kirkwood replied Jul 14, 2013 to Looking for Agency policy - Do not carry cardiac monitor inside (leave in truck)

14 Aug 11, 2013
Reply by Brooks Walsh

"I'm good with measuring patient satisfaction.  80% of what we do does not involve cr…"

Skip Kirkwood replied Jul 14, 2013 to How important is patient satisfaction?

4 Jul 15, 2013
Reply by Jennifer Berry

"The headline and the narrative really ask two separate questions.Much EMS in the Uni…"

Skip Kirkwood replied Jul 14, 2013 to Government-Run vs. Private EMS

4 Jul 14, 2013
Reply by Skip Kirkwood

"This is a good program.  It does not compromise patient care or scene safety, proper…"

Skip Kirkwood replied Jun 8, 2013 to Training To Clear the Highway Quickly

6 Jun 9, 2013
Reply by Nathan Stanaway

"We want it to do everything now - 3-lead ECG, 12-lead ECG, defibrillate, cardiovert,…"

Skip Kirkwood replied Jun 7, 2013 to Looking for Agency policy - Do not carry cardiac monitor inside (leave in truck)

14 Aug 11, 2013
Reply by Brooks Walsh

"Brooms, fire extinguishers, spare fuel, flares, cones - and the drivers are almost a…"

Skip Kirkwood replied Jun 7, 2013 to Training To Clear the Highway Quickly

6 Jun 9, 2013
Reply by Nathan Stanaway

"Nope - exactly the opposite.  Except in cases of penetrating trauma, ALL equipment g…"

Skip Kirkwood replied Jun 7, 2013 to Looking for Agency policy - Do not carry cardiac monitor inside (leave in truck)

14 Aug 11, 2013
Reply by Brooks Walsh

"It is very easy to generate media coverage of EMS WEEK.  However, SOMEBODY has to pi…"

Skip Kirkwood replied May 28, 2013 to EMS Week 2013: Is It Worth Doing Each Year?

2 May 28, 2013
Reply by Skip Kirkwood

"Verifying the mileage is not "impossible," it's part of the job.  Our service does 8…"

Skip Kirkwood replied May 25, 2013 to Medicare Closest Facility

2 May 29, 2013
Reply by Mark Jacobs

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