Steeplechase News – By Joe Clancy - May 13, 2009 The horse falls. The radio call goes out. “Jockey down at Fence 12. Unit 2 respond.” A specially outfitted John Deere Gator, Unit 2 races to the scene with two paramedics, a backboard and a host of equipment packaged specifically to deal with traumatic injuries. Once [...]
July 17 Monday’s meeting went well. I arrived at the BGP office about a half hour early to talk to the GM and Race Director. I brought them up to speed on the discussions I had with the Fire Department EMS Chief.
Great News ! The next several weeks we will be working with Indy Car preparing for the Memorial Day Race. I think this is an excellent opportunity to give everyone some insight into planning and deploying for a high profile event. Along the way we will be producing a show about the entire experience [...]
By Erik P. Steciak, NREMT-P *As SEMSNation begin preparation for the Baltimore Grand Prix 2012 let take a minute an relive the event through the eyes of Paramedic Steciak -Enjoy Erik P. Steciak has been involved in EMS since 2003, and is currently a Lead ALS provider for Special Events Medical Services.
By Erik P. Steciak This month’s article is going to look at heat related environmental emergencies. While there can be various causes or exacerbating factors, such as being outside in elevated temperatures or intense physical exercise without a respite or proper hydration, the end result is the same: the body can no longer thermoregulate itself [...]
U2 Concert: 22 June 2011, Medical Standby John F. Oliveira, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P, FP-C The city of Baltimore hosted a major concert last week, and I had the opportunity to be part of the team of Emergency Medical Service providers assigned to the event. The Irish rock group U2 played at M&T Bank Stadium, home of [...]