Man dies from extreme testicular pain.
Any man knows how painful a kick to the groin is. Recently a man discovered that the pain associated with it can be deadly. A man involved in a fight with a woman died after she squeezed his testicles. What a horrible way to die. Here’s the link: gizmodo article
Government waste is something we will always have. It is impossible to completely erase, just as vital to making a government function as politicians. I don’t think anyone will disagree that government spending is running crazy. It affects all of us and some of us in the EMS community are being affected more. Budget cuts are shutting down ambulance services, some that have been greedy are...
Hangover meds →
So now there is a bus, sanctioned by a doctor, who drives around the strip in Las Vegas and administers IV and meds for hangovers. Of course medics were hired to start the lines. I’m not sure where I stand on this issue. For one it could diminish what medics do and trivialize treatments. On the other hand it seems that it’s so far a successful business model and shows and...
911 Abuse →
Woman arrested after using 911 to complain about, “bad tasting burger.” Is this abuse of 911 going to stop with people getting fined or arrested? Bad Burger
International paramedic day →
I came upon this link for a call to establish an international paramedic day. I think it’s a great idea and more should be explored. Here’s an excerpt: Plan for action: The web is a great way for international communication and exchange. International Paramedic is a great platform for just that, it has some great and influential members, contributors and thinkers from around the...