"Honestly, I think it looks like a great show! I think it will become a new "ER" or "Emergency", and I am betting will have the same effect of making young kids want and dream of becoming Paramedics as "emergency" did…"
"By the way Rob, even though the pt is "clinically dead" that does not mean that you just give up on them! You still have to do your job and attempt resuscitation if that is what the pt wanted or if the DNR/AD is not available! I'm…"
"B.J., you are in fact correct in stating that if you do not have the actual DNR/AD in your hand you should not hesitate to begin a working code, but one has to ensure that they have taken the proper steps to check and see if there is a DNR/AD and…"
"Plain and simple, either get over it and do your job or get out of EMS, either way stop bitching about having to do your job! Whether the providers prior to your arrival we're doing their jobs is not of concern to you, except if you were to be…"
"All of the ideas given so far are very good, overall I think that a paramedic student should have to do rounds through all of the departments in a hospital, yes that means even the Rehab floor and the Med/Surg Recovery floor. I think the small…"
Apr 28, 2009
Alan Outman is now a member of JEMS Connect - EMS Emergency Medical Services