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JB Wallace
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JB Wallace replied to Bob Sullivan's discussion Transporting on fire trucks: a good idea?
"In next-door DC, historically we have used the rule of thumb that transport should be initiated by the on-scene unit if the closest available appropriate unit is farther away than the closest appropriate hospital.  Generally this has…"
Jan 6, 2012
JB Wallace replied to RcHE's discussion Paramedic Research Paper
"DC BLS providers have been using CPAP with great success for years."
Sep 7, 2011
JB Wallace replied to Dave M's discussion IV catheter size
"I use the size I need to meet the needs of the patient.  As for pain, my patients tell me my sticks hurt very little or not at all -- my trick?  I let the alcohol dry before introducing the catheter.  Otherwise, you're just…"
Feb 20, 2011
JB Wallace replied to David L. Badenhop's discussion I need help!
"I think I would position the laryngoscope then hand it off to someone else while I dropped the tube."
Feb 19, 2011
JB Wallace replied to Lauren Hardcastle's discussion Capnography for Non-Intubated Patients
"They use capnography in DC hospitals."
Dec 10, 2010
JB Wallace replied to Lauren Hardcastle's discussion Capnography for Non-Intubated Patients
"It can help differentiate between several problems.  If you have a quiet chest, it can be difficult to decide whether to treat it as asthma, pneumonia, CHF, etc.  The waveform can tell you a lot about what is going on. "
Dec 10, 2010
JB Wallace replied to Lauren Hardcastle's discussion Capnography for Non-Intubated Patients
"Now standard of care for DC F&EMS."
Dec 9, 2010
JB Wallace replied to ProfessionalEMS's discussion Is pain management really a big difference when comparing Paramedic to EMT?
"Astoundingly, DC still does not have any pain meds, nor do we have anything for sedation (except Haldol). I guess we haven't yet had a senator or congress member in severe pain!"
Dec 5, 2010

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Paramedic/EMT-I/EMT-D, Instructor/Educator
Primary Agency/Department Type
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Years in EMS/Public Safety
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At 6:02pm on June 6, 2009, aaron said…
just came bye to say hi & i'm an emt-b from va
 
 
 
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