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    Flight suit sizes

    I'm 5'10" and weigh around 160lbs, in a Aureus International suit, I'm wearing a 40L. It seems to be the best fit I've found so far; I have plenty of room to move, without it being overly baggy.
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    HEMS/Flight Medic Salary (US)?

    I'm a little late to the party, but out in Oregon, my base pay is around $70,000/year working 48 hours a week. That's in addition to the best benefits package I've had thus far in EMS.
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    Beer trades?

    We just bought a brewing kit from one of the local brew shops, and have built off of that. Initially we purchased: 2 - 5 gallon glass carboys 1 - stainless steel kettle Then of course the kit comes with the the siphoning tubing, carboy brush, hydrometer, capper, sanitizer, racking cane...
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    Beer trades?

    Austin and I are still trying to hone in our home brew. With how impatient I am, it's a wonder we've been even somewhat successful.
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    would you backboard a patient punched in the head?

    No sir (or ma'am)
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    Droperidol

    We carry droperidol as well. We're using 2.5-5 mg IM/IV for combative patients, and 1.25 mg for nausea.
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    ETCO2 of 9

    I know someone asked this already, but how was the ETCO2 measured? Was it through a nasal cannula, or was it monitored after she was intubated? If she was breathing primarily through her mouth, then you'll obviously have a skewed reading if you're using a cannula to monitor capnography. That...
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    the 100% directionless thread

    Deal! But I get your pay and mine ;)
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    the 100% directionless thread

    It's been absolutely horrific!
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    the 100% directionless thread

    Yeah...I've ran a total of one call in my last three shifts...
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    the 100% directionless thread

    Wonder twin powers activate! Form of...lutefisk?
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    the 100% directionless thread

    That guy...
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    the 100% directionless thread

    Not quite, the "other randoms" include both of the aforementioned categories. :P
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    the 100% directionless thread

    Well yeah, who doesn't...they're full of chocolate and caramel goodness. ;) Haha, yes sir. It's been awhile, but I'm still here. I get so easily distracted by other things in my life like cars, guns, and other randoms. :P
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    the 100% directionless thread

    Hey everyone! It's been awhile since I've been on here, and I figured I should probably check in and see what everyone is up to :P

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