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Crossover Podcast – Ep 116 – That’s Not Why we Have Cameras, Gary …for the head injury, PD on scene Crossover Podcast ep 113 – Middletown Ohio or Deathville USA? the Crossover Ep 112 – Are you a good hair boss or a bad hair boss? Stop Responding for Overdoses? Sign Me Up! Yup. Still Barfing I Heard You, She Heard You, the Baby Heard You Is there a Doctor on board? the Crossover Podcast – Ep 111 – Paramedic Perv Reporter Unclear of Aircraft EMS Operations The new rigs are here! the Crossover Show – Ep 110 – Do You Poop Where You Eat? What to do for an allergic reaction…or not The Last Shift of the Lost Cause The Crossover Show – ep 109 – Is that Cocaine or Anthrax? How to respond when your spouse tells you to be safe at work Always, In Service – EMS Week 2017 Lost Cause gets cocky FDIC 2017 – Structural Response to Aviation Incidents: Engine Company Operations I Got Lost Going to a Call – So I made sure everyone knew about it Crossover Podcast Ep 102 Mrs Happy Medic and Mike the Cop Arby’s Roast Beef Ad angers EMTs, not sure why Strippers and Cocaine watch – 2017 Seizures! Seizures Everywhere! Nothing is certain except death and taxes. I can help you with both What to do when the powers that be – just can’t. Episode 99 the Crossover Ep 98 – Off Duty and Fancy Free NO is Never Easy to Hear Ohio Cop vs Ambulance Crew Member on Video – Crossover Show Investigates! An MCI With Wings: Aviation Incidents EMS Today 2017 First in Ambulance MCI at EMS Today 2017 Crossover Show Learns How to Take a Joke To Haul or Not to Haul – Should the Complexity of a Refusal Influence Transport? Crossover Show – Ep 91 – ACLU cameras Tip of the Helmet – Bj’s Brewhouse the Crossover Show – Episode Eighty Eight Eminence Based Medicine If You Don’t Give Him Insulin He’s Going to Die Lost Cause Strikes Again the Crossover Podcast – Ep 85 – Florida Cry Baby “I Can’t Breathe!” you keep using those words… the Crossover Show – 84 – TN Bus Crash Happy 150th Anniversary San Francisco Fire Department! Thank You For Your Service? A Complete Secondary Assessment the Crossover Episode 81 – Let’s Talk Politics! Aircraft skids off runway, rescue task force ill equipped Crossover Show – Ep 79 – Do we need so much active shooter training? How to Ignore Everyone in the Room: Be an Intern Your Meme is Bad and You’re Not One of Us Anymore Goodbye tarps, I never loved you The Crossover Episode 76 – Flashback to the Beginning You found me how? Less CSI, More Columbo EMS Festival Standby – You can’t just park a car there the Crossover Show Ep 72 – Florida EMT photo game A&O vs able to make decisions Kilted to Kick Cancer Cops vs Firemen Writer calls for Medics to risk more in shootings, misses the target What’s with the French? the Crossover – Ep 69 – Twelve Ninety Désolé the Crossover Show – Ep 67 – Traffic Stops and Profiling Actually, Officer, No. It Really isn’t that hard to try When Patients Don’t Play by the Old Rules Letters in the File – Oklaloosa Selfies the Crossover Podcast – Ep 64 – Turning Passion into Retirement Why Pokemon GO is so much like EMS Us Against Us Apathy is worse than absence So Now I’m Back! Changes are a-comin’ The Sounds of Silence I know that feel, Bro TCS – Ep 59 – SHOOT HIM! CISD with OK GO part VI the Crossover – Ep 56 – Rooms for Shooting the Ballad of Big Dave the Crossover Episode 55 – Text me Bro Why vs How and Book vs Street A Mother’s Day Crossover Show Dear Valencia County Fire Chiefs Dear Random Township Fire Department at FDIC the Crossover Show – ep 50 – Revenge of the Vine Stars Strippers and Cocaine need your help Educational Standards in EMS Engine Company First Strike MCI – FDIC 2016 the Crossover Show – Ep 48 – What’s in your feed? Washing the Chief’s Car What Should I Do With This Knife? – The Crossover Ep 46 Firefighter Jokes Medical/Legal Advice, Google Style the Crossover Show – Episode 45 – Cop Vines and the Cajun John Wayne You Make the Call ebook Now Available To the Intern Who Froze the Crossover Show – Episode 44 – Day of Remembrance New at Uniform Stories – Raising Revenue BLS Fire Officer or Paramedic – Who Makes Scene Decisions?

Look again. This call is not for a choking, but for a chocking. How can I trust what the dispatchers tell us when they can’t spell? Mistyped you say? Look at how far away the ‘c’ is from the ‘k’ and the ‘o.’ What have I been dispatched to? Will I be placing a wheel […]

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Ah the old/new days of the coded dispatch system. A 9E1 is a severe diabetic emergency and as usual with these folks, the address is familiar. A special tip of the helmet to my old medic “Beemer” on this one, this tale never gets old. THE EMERGENCYA man with uncontrolled insulin dependent diabetes has been […]

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This one falls under the “You should have known better” category since you should always technically call 911 when you see a tee-pee on fire. THE EMERGENCYSome local, self described, “Free living” types were having a party and decided it would be nifty to build a tee-pee in the back yard. It appeared well constructed, […]

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Well it is 5:30 in the morning, perhaps they’re sleeping? THE EMERGENCYWe’re tapped out an hour before sun up by a cell phone caller in front of the fire house stating there is an unconscious person in a car. It isn’t uncommon for people to sleep in their cars in this area, so we proceed […]

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Lately our dispatchers have been asking odd questions of our callers since what we’re sent for rarely matches what we find. As usual, it’s early in the morning and the unknown awaits upstairs in a part of town known to be highly suspect of their blood pressures. THE EMERGENCYA man in his mid 40’s has […]

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The fellow we meet at the basketball courts at a local park appears to be intoxicated, but is in fact a victim of the struggling economy. Some gauge the economy by used car dealerships, I judge it by the quality of street drugs. THE EMERGENCYA youth basketball team has arrived at practice to find a […]

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I hate it when my asthma acts up…while in Police custody. A fellow has decided to try to get out of going to jail by claiming his asthma has suddenly worsened. THE EMERGENCYA gentleman in Police custody tells officers his asthma is worsening while he has been in the holding cell. But for the full […]

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Illegal drugs, prescription drugs, alcohol it could be anything when this is the chief complaint and since there are so many different varieties of things to overdose on, the treatments can vary just as widely. That is of course unless the reason you are high is your teenage daughter. THE EMERGENCY A woman has called […]

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