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Ellie Patient Expert

Frederick, Maryland
I'm a paramedic in transition.  Working on my disaster management masters degree in England.
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12 May by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Another flower! Tis the nature of May. Here's a wildflower called Hepatica for its supposed liver shaped leaf. Thanks so much to Sai and Anne for the help with t ... Read on »
11 May by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Cash and prizes to who can name this plant and tell me why you would need so much of it. Read on »
10 May by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Contents of a medic unit. Read on »
9 May by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc J and K on the eve of their 11th birthday. Read on »
8 May by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Some impressive wisteria. Read on »
7 May by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc My struggling cucumbers. Read on »
5 May by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc A day of crafting.  It was sunny.  It was freezing.  I got travel advice, met some very nice people, and ate some delicious tacos.  Read on »
4 May by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Readiness. Read on »
3 May by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Some sweet road biking. Read on »
2 May by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc It's a train. But you knew that already. Read on »
1 May by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc It's that magical time of year again dear readers when I switch from (in the case of this year) not posting at all, to posting a picture a day whether you need it or not. ... Read on »
Oil Change by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc "It is my life goal to change my own oil today." The guy at the auto parts store stared back at me, a little befuddled, but willing to hear me out.  I had, of course, run ... Read on »
Jack Stands by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Once I was asked what kinds of things I had learned from this line of work.  I was asked in a very philosophical way by someone who doesn't understand this job at all.  Mayb ... Read on »
What Matters by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Get ready for the post EMS Today conference blogging blitz!  Okay, so maybe one post, but I am motivated.  Motivated not only as a blogger but as an EMS provider. It is eas ... Read on »
LAS by Ellie Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc It will come of no surprise to you dear readers that I spent the morning relishing in lectures concerning all things London Ambulance Service. It's been a busy two years si ... Read on »
Dueling Blogs by Ellie Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I have the immense privilege to be sitting right across from Maddog Medic in the flesh. We aren't speaking, though he is listening to me. Want to solve this riddle? He is ... Read on »
Stay and Play by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc There is an trend in EMS that has apparently proven to improve outcomes of cardiac arrest patients.  It is the idea that arrests should be worked where they are found. This ... Read on »
Location, Location, Location by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc "How could we have missed the house?" "Dispatch said they don't have a porch light." "Yeah, but do they have a driveway?" It turned out that they didn't have a driveway.  ... Read on »
Oh, Blog by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Before you lament  "Oh, resqellie, if only you'd get yourself together and blog again like in the old days!" don't fret.  The blog has suffered due to my apathy, work schedu ... Read on »