Archive for February2016

A momentary lapse of reason…

I’ve been there. I’ve treated the same addicts again and again. Most of the time they were grateful, ashamed and humble when the narcan brought them back. Sometimes they were arrogant, hostile and kind of scary. It took me some time, but once I got it into my thick skull that these are people suffering […]

Not my best day

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Fuel? check Lights and siren? check Medications, IV equipment? check, check Splints, bandages and peroxide? check, check, check! Stretcher? Stretcher? Stretcher? Just when you think you are a hero somebody from East Providence needs a rescue and you don’t have a stretcher. Too bad we didn’t realize it before we got there. Thankfully, firefighters are […]

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