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Craig Wormald

I can answer most questions about Emergency driving and different uses of equipment also Emergency care and transport using basic equipment for non basic situations.

Dave Hammond

What topics should a first aid kit cover? All aspects of keeping first aid skills and confidence current after training. New training and product technology.

Marcus LaBarbera

I am available to answer most questions related to: first aid, pre- hospital medicine, EMT and Paramedic questions, medical transport, critical care transport, ICU/CCU care, sedation, and medicine in general.


I can answer questions on first aid. (Specifically treatment at time of injury.) Since first aid occurs at time of injury, post injury care and complications are frequently outside my expertise. Please keep in mind I am NOT a doctor. I cannot diagnose, recommend medications or confirm medication conflicts. Several people request information regarding a novel they are writing. This usually involves information that I cannot provide. Keep this in mind before asking. If I do not feel qualified to answer your question, I will certainly suggest you contact a more suitable 'expert'. Sign Language response available.


EMT-B. First Aid Instructor Trainer.

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2015-03-20 GSW causing pneumothorax:

James,     Thank you for the response. Upon reviewing the question and response, I must offer correction. The calculations offered were provided in yards (although the response says feet). Next, unless

2015-03-19 GSW causing pneumothorax:

James,    Thank you for choosing All Experts.  The scenario you describe is not impossible..but VERY unlikely. The nature of the injury would be compounded by pulmonary edema (fluid filling lungs after

2015-02-19 poisoned?:

Hello Antonitsa,    Usually detergents like soap need to be in a sufficient quantity to do harm to you. If you had your tea with cream that may actually counter some of the harsh caustic base (if it was

2015-02-14 field transfusion kit:

Hello Giulia,    Yes, it would be possible. You would need a couple 500ml saline bags, IV tubing and a couple needles. I would advise a small amount of heparin in the collection bag as well so the blood

2015-02-05 Stab wound to the shoulder.:

Hello Joanna,    A stab wound could have a lot of potential for serious/ life threatening injuries but you're writing the story so you have the option of making it a lucky shot where no major blood vessels

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