Archive for August, 2012

Swine Flu – Part Duex!

Posted: 28th August 2012 by Dr D in Attending Practice, Discussion, opinion, Scribes

You thought it was a thing of the past, didn’t you? The “swine flu” is starting to rear it’s ugly head back up again here in the US. As of the date that I am publishing this post, there are already 145 confirmed cases in the United States; and there are 113 cases just south […]

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Come learn about the new hypothermia protocol at Sparrow! Don’t miss out on the chance to learn first hand what it takes and what goes into making a patient hypothermic. We will discuss the HOWs, WHYs, WHOs, etc of the latest and greatest in therapeutic hypothermia from the managing neurology team as well. This will […]

Everyone is obsessed with thier smartphones these days, and wouldn’t it be great to have all of the new State-Model EMS protocols in your hand and at your fingertips? Now you can….the Tri-county protocols and now “downloadable” on your smartphone Click on one of these links here to take you to the site: Android: […]

When I was in Guatemala last year, I got to spend some time with these guys. Talk about people who are doing the “REAL THING” every day. I noticed that the EMS1 website recently did an article on some of the challenges that our fellow providers encounter on a daily basis. When was the last […]

CDC Reports New Swine Flu Outbreak

Posted: 6th August 2012 by Dr D in Discussion

The New York Times (8/4, A9, Tavernise, Subscription Publication) reported that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “reported a new outbreak of swine flu on Friday, mostly among children who appeared to have picked up the virus at county fairs. Sixteen people have become infected with the H3N2 swine flu virus over the past three weeks,” […]


Posted: 5th August 2012 by Dr D in Discussion, opinion, Scribes

Thanks to Brandtly Yakey who asked for some references for details and procedures done in the Emergency Department. First, THANKS BRANDTLY for asking about it! If you have the question, i guarantee that several other people have the same questions but have not yet asked it. There are lots of books out there for you […]