A Second Chance

As a paramedic, we have the opportunity to impact an individual and their family’s life everyday.  However, it’s not often we get a real save.  What do I mean by that?  I mean, finding someone dead or in medical terms, in cardiac arrest, then reviving them and giving them an opportunity to walk out of … Continue reading

Sudden Death Punch, Decorticate Posturing, Agonal Breathing

So just an update before I get to the real post: I’ve started my Emergency Medical Responder course, which is the most basic level one can work as a paramedic in BC, other provinces or countries call it EMT-B.  The course is very similar to OFA3 and AMFR, in fact I think it’s best to … Continue reading

  • Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose. -Tom Krause