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  1. medicnick83


    In our vehicles, we have tablets (which we call MDT's) in the front of the vehicles which direct us to calls and give our crews call details (this is just a quick basic explanation) as well as provide GPS direction. Soon, we'll be rolling out tablets in the back of our ambulances which we call...
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    Your Fire Department/Ambulance Patches

    I'm looking for patches guys from all over the world - I have "Metro EMS" patches available (look at my profile image)
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    I have patches available, Cape town, South Africa "Metro ems" if you interested.
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    NC EMT-B Patches

    I have patches available to swop as well hey... see my profile image for a example. From Cape Town, South Africa if you interested.
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    making patch board!

    I have some patches available - I'm looking for overseas badges.
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    EMS Patches For Trade

    I have a few "Metro EMS" patches available (see my profile pic) if you want to swop. I need to lay out all my patches and take photos - but I just don't get time.
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    Patches Swop / South Africa

    Hi all, I have more Metro EMS patches available now. Keen to swop for other badges.
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    Patches Swop / South Africa

    I'm based in Cape Town.
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    Patches Swop / South Africa

    Hi all, See attached file for 'patches' I have available. Let me know what you have and we can take it from there. Thanks. /Nick
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    Explaining MI

    Strangely enough, this is one of the questions he asked me, why do men have MORE pain than WOMAN.
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    Explaining MI

    I know that many times, many things to many Paramedics are very straight forward, but to some, it's not so straight forward and then finding a good way to explain it so he / she / they understand it and REMEMBER IT (FOREVER) is not so easy - many people grasp a concept so easily, others, well...
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    Explaining MI

    Hi all, I had a very interesting discussion with a 'newbie' EMT the other day, he is doing ride along shifts with me and my partner and I have to do alot of explaining to him with regards to medical related stuff which I really enjoy because sometimes I actually have to think about what I...
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    Mobile Apps

    Here in South Africa, we have a very popular program that has a big following, it's called (on Google Play Store) Emergency Medicine Guidance by TOMPSA. Check it out...
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    Are you allowed to release c-spine, and when?

    In South Africa, basics and intermediates are not allowed to clear C-Spine - Even if we could, I wouldn't, I'd rather let a doctor or a x-ray clear it.
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    Manual wanted urgently

    Hi all, Thanks for the assistance. As per OP, I mentioned I e-mailed Atom and they got their South African division to send me the manual. I got it but really did appreciate all the assistance. If anyone wants the manual as well (for whatever reason) I'll forward it on.
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    Manual wanted urgently

    I don't know if you're trying to be difficult or not - I was at that page, if you try goto the links (especially the 1st one) then it's errors "file not found"
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    Manual wanted urgently

    Did that, no success - I honestly would not start a thread here if I wasn't struggling to find it. I even e-mailed Atom Medical asking for the manual but yeah, I doubt they will even reply.
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    Manual wanted urgently

    Hi guys, I'm looking for the manual or book or whatever for the Atom Syringe Pump S-1235. We use it on the ICU ambulance, obviously, we know how to use it, but there is a few settings that I'd like to know what they do / provide etc. Basically, I'm just keen to figure it out a little more...
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    Can you sleep OTJ?

    I don't sleep on duty - sometimes I take a nap but generally I don't because if I do and then I wake up - I'm very grumpy - so I avoid this by not.
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    Tell Me and I Will Forget (Paramedic Documentary)

    I hate how the Netcare 911 guys talk about the government services in this doc as well as the state of the country - it's BS guys! It's not as bad as they say! p1ssed me right off! :angry: