Recognizing Frostbite and Hypothermia

Recognizing Frostbite and Hypothermia

Winter is in full bloom here in Ohio and the cold weather isn’t going away anytime soon. As an EMS provider, you undoubtedly know how dangerous hypothermia and frostbite can be. However, it never hurts to remind yourself of the symptoms this time of year. You may also...
Working with Patients and Their Service Animals

Working with Patients and Their Service Animals

More medical professionals, health organizations, and businesses recognize the benefits of service and support animals. These companions provide mental and physical health and safety. You will undoubtedly encounter service animals in your work. It’s a good idea to...
Keep Your Cold Weather Workout Routine Safe

Keep Your Cold Weather Workout Routine Safe

If you love exercising in the great outdoors don’t let the cold weather stop you! You don’t have to work out in a boring old gym just because the weather has reached freezing temperatures. In fact according to The Mayo Clinic, “exercise is safe for almost everyone,...
EMS Cliches on TV: Ryan Murphy’s 911

EMS Cliches on TV: Ryan Murphy’s 911

Yet another emergency services TV series comes our way with Ryan Murphy’s 9-1-1, which debuted on Fox on January 3, 2018. “Ultimately, 9-1-1 may be a too-predictable and unremitting show, but when it takes off, it’s quite the ride,” USA Today writes. TV Line...