"first ambulance was an Oldsmobile similar to the Caddy which my boss totaled chasing the officer down call so we bought a window van with 2 seats and converted it into an ambulance in the next 24 hours. In the city where we worked the City only had…"
"Hi Sam, just back from a 14 day stint in Haiti and still processing it all. I spent a total of 50 days with Katrina 36 on 10 off 14 days on and this last mission was far worse. This was the first time DMAT's which were designed for US disasters…"
This group is dedicated to James O. Page, founder of JEMS and father of modern EMS. Page died suddenly Sept. 4, 2004, at 68. He has been greatly missed, but through his teachings and our memories, we can continue to honor him and what he stood for.
"Where do you start as each deployment brings a magnitude of experiences that they all roll into each other for example early Katrina transporting 19 patients by Greyhound bus 90 miles for a dialysis treatment when the last one was 10 days prior 6…"
"David, be careful with the size of your bag as you still have to carry it or put it in a plane to travel and the airlines are not as accommodating as they once were. Target sells a 5500 cu in back pack for about $100.00 and it has a rain cover for…"