Just reading between the lines, I might wait and see if its a once off he might have some personal stuff going on.
I cant see someone with that attitude lasting in EMS. If it happens again definitely report it.
I do not know that type of brand, but the old Alco wipes it was the glued seal that failed.
Light sticks, I'm going to say they might but I have opened them 5yr after exp data and they seemed as good as new.
Chem packs, the ingredients cannot exp, but the plastic bag holding the water may...
Some of ye need to calm down. EMT_IRL was asking a question. ECG is a fairly new skill here for the EMT. Why not practice it?
Did it do any harm? -No
Did it cost anything extra?-No, Well a €1 worth of dots, a cost not passed to the pt.
Did the patient mind?-No
Could it have yielded a...
At this point I have decided I want a full set of vitals.
After you take them you can decide you did't really need them. Now that you know they are ok/off the wall, but you will not know unless you have the information