Reading & Understanding a Textbook

By: emergency

December 29, 2018

Reading and writing, are usually the first two things we learn when we start school. Hand in hand with these two are their brothers and sister; spelling and grammar. If they are the first and foremost things we learn every year in approximately 12 years of school, then why are so many people so bad at it. I am no expert; in fact you probably will find some grammar and punctuation mistakes in this blog. But, no matter, I will attempt to offer some helpful hints on how to read EMT technical material for all you students out there.

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Are New York City EMT’s Prepared for Terror?

By: emergency

NYC is reeling from the shock of Tuesday’s terror attack, in which a truck barreled down a crowded street, killing eight. There is no doubt that EMS response prevented further deaths in the twelve victims who were injured, some critically. As Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill said, “[t]he Fire Department and the EMS personnel surely helped save additional lives.”

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Stop The Bleed

By: emergency

A while ago, we wrote about the “Stop the Bleed” campaign to teach laypeople and the overall community of the benefit of using tourniquet techniques to stop major bleeding.

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