We’re Outta Here!

  If you’ve stumbled upon this humble blog, you’ve only found the first chapter of EMSPOCUS. Come join us over at EMSPOCUS.com! Everything you’ll find here has been migrated over, so don’t be scared to ditch this place forever!

Guest Post: Tradition, Unimpeded by Progress by Ryan Ziegler

Today’s guest post comes from a connoisseur of fine motorsports and prehospital care: Ryan Ziegler (@momedic9019). He shares the struggles and roadblocks he has come across in trying to bring progress to his department–something I think the vast majority of us can relate to. It’s important to remember that you’re not alone in these struggles and this … More Guest Post: Tradition, Unimpeded by Progress by Ryan Ziegler

We’re not dead. Yet.

That’s right folks, the rumors of the hot tub incident after things got weird at our Christmas party were greatly exaggerated. Even though it seems that we’ve been neglecting all of you, our loyal supporters, we’ve actually been ridiculously busy behind the scenes working on the future of EMSPOCUS. And with the whole “lives outside … More We’re not dead. Yet.

A Case of the FEELs

Feeling down about the lack of excitement in the 2015 ILCOR/AHA/ERC guidelines? We’re here for you. Let’s take a look at how we can go beyond the guidelines and into the future of cardiac arrest management. PEA is something of an oddity. In any other recognized rhythm, we (basically) know what’s going on with the … More A Case of the FEELs

THE Day

And here we are. We made it. October 15, 2015. Resus Saturnalia. The magical date every five years that marks the new epoch of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, courtesy of the powers that be at ILCOR, the American Heart Association and European Resuscitation Council. Despite my enthusiasm counting down to the midnight release, I didn’t make it, … More THE Day

Podcast: Alex Mckenzie and Dave Tingey on Prehospital POCUS

Check out the PAIC 2015 (Paramedics Australasia International Conference) podcast at EMSWorld.com (@EMSWorldNews). The podcast features a great conversation with our friends Alex Mckenzie (@paramedic_al) and Dave Tingey (@tingles005) on the potential of prehospital POCUS (if you want to skip straight to it, the conversation begins at 2:40). A big thanks to EMS World for their … More Podcast: Alex Mckenzie and Dave Tingey on Prehospital POCUS