Setting cardiac arrest expectations, no more car accident death announcement, paramedics at risk for assault, and we’ll have a great interview with a pair of EMS and healthcare authors who wrote the novel “Post Grid.” If that’s what you’re looking for, you found it, right here on this week’s episode of the MedicCast.

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MedicCast Episode 473

Good day and welcome to this week’s episode of the MedicCast. I’m your host, Jamie Davis the Podmedic and I’d like to welcome you to this week’s show. In this week’s EMS news items we will take a look at an interesting article I found on setting your community’s cardiac arrest survival expectations before the arrest. Can we get the community to understand what the real statistics are?

Then in this week’s special tip segment interview I have married authors Tony and Nancy Martineau on the show to talk about their novel Post Grid which includes a realistic look at EMS style care after a civilization-threatening worldwide event. Could you maintain good medical care after the apocalypse? We’ll find out about that later in the show, after the news.

Also, I’ll be recording interviews in the Physio-Control booth at EMS Today at the end of this month and I want to meet you so come by and say hi and check out the amazing EMS patient care tools from Physio while you’re there. I look forward to seeing you.

News:

Community Expectations for Cardiac Arrest

Volvo’s Non-Deadly Cars Announcement

Assault Risk for Paramedics High

EMS Tip of the Week: Post Grid Novel EMS Authors

post grid novelThe authors of Post Grid, Tony and Nancy Martineau, met while in college, working on an ambulance in the Phoenix Metro area. They have been married almost 30 years. Nancy is a former EMT and now a nurse specializing in emergency and pre-hospital medicine. Tony is a former Deputy U.S. Marshal and Flight Paramedic who continues to work in law enforcement and as a wildfire line medic.

Together they decided to take their passion for search and rescue, medical care and disaster preparedness to write their post-apocalyptic novel about a nurse finding her way after the electrical grid collapses. I got the chance to interview the couple and talk about their healthcare experiences and how they influenced the stories they tell in the novel. Check it out and get the novel on Amazon.com (link below).

Links:

Post Grid novel on Amazon (ebook and physical book)

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