William E. "Gene" Gandy, JD, LP

William E. "Gene" Gandy, JD, LP

William E. “Gene” Gandy, JD, LP, has been a paramedic and EMS educator for over 30 years. He has implemented a two-year associate degree paramedic program for a community college, served as both a volunteer and paid paramedic, and practiced in both rural and urban settings and in the offshore oil industry. He has testified in court as an expert witness in a number of cases involving EMS providers and lectures on medical/legal aspects of EMS. He lives in Tucson, AZ.

When bronchodilators aren’t working, your patient is in jeopardy
Como lo demuestra este difícil caso, la planeación anticipada es la llave para la ejecución efectiva de este procedimiento.
In a life-threatening situation, here’s how to conquer the pucker factor
Legal texts discuss medical malpractice in depth, but little attention has been paid to prehospital medicine issues
As this challenging case demonstrates, planning ahead is key to mastering the difficult airway
Through planning, preparation and practice, you can master this essential technique.
What’s the evidence for traction splints?
What have we learned about oxygen? The dangers of too much O2
Why do we let ab-pain patients suffer?
When you’re called to testify, preparation is paramount
When studying the ECG of a patient who just doesn’t seem to fit the usual picture, look for horses, not zebras
Hypothermia complications can harm trauma survival.
As our population ages, we see more patients with chronic conditions; sometimes it can be difficult to sort out exactly what is going on with a patient
What a patient tells an EMS provider is not confidential says a Nevada court
Injured extremities need not just be left for the radiologist.