Those who know me know that one of the biggest interests is in the area of Fire/EMS (though I am not, myself a Firefighter or an EMT/Paramedic). I decided this year to do my A-Z Challenge using the theme “History of Paramedicine….
There were a number of obstacles that plague EMS. Even today there are obstacles as EMS struggles with it’s own identity. It it’s infancy, EMS was considered little more than an ambulance service. Now some 40 plus years later there is still a struggle to over come that label. Probably two of the biggest obstacles that took place in the days when EMS was in it’s infancy came from the side of the doctors many of whom questioned the ability of a someone who had not been through traditional medical training to perform emergency type procedures in the field. The other obstacle came from that of the…
What is Public Safety Tidbits
Public Safety Tidbits is about sharing the tidbits of information I pickup along the way. I forget the source(s), but there are two sayings... "Sharing is knowledge" and "Knowledge is power".