Is Your Paramedic Career Stalled?
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Life in Emergency Medical Services is one of the most rewarding careers in public safety. But, as with any career, you need to have room for advancement. Without advancement opportunities, a career can begin to …

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What Makes A Hero?
June 30, 2010 – 3:57 pm | No Comment
What Makes A Hero?

By Jamey Perkins
Listening to the radio yesterday while driving through Missouri, I heard a report about a woman who had an auto accident near the city of Alton. Somehow, she left the roadway and ended …

Becoming a Private Investigator – A childhood dream
June 26, 2010 – 3:23 pm | No Comment
Becoming a Private Investigator – A childhood dream

Every since childhood, many young people have been drawn to the world of being a Private Investigator. Books, like Sherlock Holmes and even cartoons featuring Q.T. Hush and Shamus helped create the fantasy many young …

Effects of the Gulf Oil Spill Disaster – A prediction
June 23, 2010 – 8:39 pm | No Comment
Effects of the Gulf Oil Spill Disaster – A prediction

By Jamey Perkins
I’ve spent some time this morning researching any health hazards associated with crude oil that is spilling into the Gulf of Mexico. Articles and releases from departments of public health, OSHA, and even …

When to Call an Ambulance
June 22, 2010 – 4:52 pm | No Comment
When to Call an Ambulance

By Jamey Perkins
Sparked by this article, recently published on CNN, I began thinking about the subject.
To summarize, a husband, who is also an emergency medic, noticed his wife displaying stroke like symptoms. Since his wife …

Interview With Volunteer Fireman Dave
June 11, 2010 – 6:23 pm | No Comment
Interview With Volunteer Fireman Dave

By Jamey Perkins
This interview is done with Dave M. He is a volunteer fireman in the state of Illinois for a rural fire department. In this interview, he explains that his father was a fireman …

Breech baby delivered with umbilical cord complications
June 3, 2010 – 5:03 pm | No Comment
Breech baby delivered with umbilical cord complications

As EMS workers, we often times get “Woman in labor” calls. However, most times when we arrive the patient has already found a ride to the hospital or after our initial exam it is obvious …