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The Intrepid Paramedic

For many years I have looked for ways to combine my two passions of work as a paramedic and traveling. As anyone who has journeyed off the beaten path through developing nations well knows, these journeys offer thrilling insight into … Continue reading

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First Responders in East Africa

Kenya Even for seasoned travelers, arriving in central Nairobi, Kenya, during afternoon rush hour is a hectic experience. Local ‘matador’ buses spew exhaust, revving their engines as if picking a fight with the snaking queues waiting to board. The traffic … Continue reading

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The heroes who arrive too late

As international rescue teams pour into Kathmandu to assist locals with the retrieval of the injured from rubble, they are unlikely to find many more survivors. While there’s always a chance a small number of live victims might be trapped … Continue reading

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The EMS Identity Crisis

At a recent EMS World Expo, a leading U.S. anesthetist and former paramedic was giving a lecture on the latest findings of several unrelated studies questioning the value of endotracheal intubation in the field. As we all well know, this … Continue reading

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Paramedico released in the USA

My book Paramedico has been released in the USA this week and if you live over there it ought to be available at a good bookshop near you. Please do review it on the US Amazon if you’ve read it, … Continue reading

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Of course you can judge a book by its cover …

Most of us would agree that a great looking book cries out to be picked up and flicked through. It has to draw a reader in the moment they set eyes on it. Getting this right is a fine art … Continue reading

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