The Differences Between EMTs and Paramedics

The Differences Between EMTs and Paramedics

Embarking on the career path of becoming a first responder presents many rewards and challenges. Becoming a member of an EMT or paramedic team are both popular options. Individuals must learn the differences between the two paths to decide which direction to take....
What to Do During a Power Outage

What to Do During a Power Outage

Power outages are a surprisingly common occurrence due to grid failures, old infrastructure, and extreme weather. My experience in emergency medicine has brought me face-to-face with many power outages and assisting individuals that are in the midst of one. Although...
At Home Care for an Asthma Attack

At Home Care for an Asthma Attack

In my experience working as a paramedic, I have occasionally come across asthma attacks. Asthma is a chronic lung disease that makes it difficult to move air in and out of one’s lungs. This is because the airways in the lungs are inflamed or swollen, which can...