Archive for May, 2014

May 18-24, 2014 is the 40th annual EMS Week. This year’s theme is “EMS: Dedicated. For Life.” In 1973, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS, its practitioners and the important work they do responding to medical emergencies. Coming on the heels of Congress passing the Emergency Medical Services Systems Act, the first EMS […]

I am excited to say that the President has issued a proclimation for EMS week 2014! Here is the official link to the Press Secretary website: click here

“Can i ask you a quick question?” good article on the Medscape website today on the pitfalls of iving medical advice to friends and family and some of the cases where it comes back to bite you in the %@#^ http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/822610?src=wnl_edit_tp10

i mentioned this in a tweet and post a few months ago….now the first case is here in the US as well. (RESIDENTS) start adding this to your differential diagnosis during your presentations 😉 Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is viral respiratory illness first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012. […]