Tag Archives: BLS


The Death of Leonard Nimoy: A Lesson on COPD

Everybody loved Spock. But the acting legend behind him, Leonard Nimoy, was diagnosed with a disease that is all too common in EMS contacts. Nimoy was suffering from the effects of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder, or COPD. If you were a follower of his Twitter page, you’d notice he tweeted on the symptoms quite frequently,

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Methodist Healthcare Neuro Symposium

This week has been a whirlwind of activity. I’ve been working the Monday, Wednesday, and Friday schedule this rotation and in between I’ve been educating myself. Well, refreshing and educating. I went to a module of the Fire Department’s National Registry refresher, and today I went to a stroke and neurological care symposium put on

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