As you may now know, due to the articles that gracefully decorate the AUC Frontline website, July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. Juvenile Arthritis (JA) is an autoimmune disease present in pediatric patients. Environmental and genetic factors, as well as the child’s immune … Continue reading Juvenile Arthritis: The Patient Profile.
Not all EMTs are equal. It’s a title that’s often applied to any person on an ambulance but it’s not quite accurate. The organization that monitors standards of care and makes licensing and certification requirements is the National Registry of … Continue reading Lessons Learned as an Inner City Medic Part 2
I was raised in a small town in Southern Indiana. It’s the kind of place where you get in trouble before lunch and get a visit from your mother in the lunchroom to address your behavior. Everyone knows everyone, which … Continue reading Lessons Learned as an Inner City Medic