2. McMillen, “Bath Salts” Drug Trend: Expert Q&A, WebMd. www.webmd.com/mental-health/features/bath-salts-drug-dangers.
3. A “head shop” is a retail outlet that specializes in drug paraphernalia.
5. Jimson Weed (Datura stramonium) Poisoning. Clinical Toxicology Review 18:3, Dec. 1995.
7. Excited Delirium Task Force, White Paper Report to the Council and Board of Directors, September 10, 2009, American College of Emergency Physicians. http://ccpicd.com/Documents/Excited%20Delirium%20Task%20Force.pdf.
William E. “Gene” Gandy, JD, LP, has been a paramedic and EMS educator for over 30 years. He has testified in court as an expert witness in a number of cases involving EMS providers. He lives in Tucson, AZ.
Steven “Kelly” Grayson, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P, is a critical care paramedic for Acadian Ambulance in Louisiana. He has spent the past 14 years as a field paramedic, critical care transport paramedic, field supervisor and educator. He is a frequent EMS conference speaker and the author of the book En Route: A Paramedic’s Stories of Life, Death, and Everything In Between, and the popular blog A Day in the Life of An Ambulance Driver.