Archive for May2006

Dominican Trip – Things To Do

When I started as a paramedic, my preceptor told me to be successful as a paramedic; you need a big ego to be able to do what is asked of you. You need to be able to seize control of a scene, act decisively and with faith in your every decision. You need a big […]

Medical Mission

I’m off on a Medical Mission to the Domminican Republic for eight days, so no new posts until the 28th of May.


Worn Down

At a doctor’s office, there is a man in his 80’s with a BP of 70, dizzy, not feeling well for two days. I take his pressure — 68/34. He is pale and gray and does not look well. His capnography number is in the low to mid twenties, showing poor perfusion. I do a […]