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Mike Rubin

Mike Rubin is a paramedic in Nashville and a member of EMS World’s editorial advisory board. Contact him at mgr22@prodigy.net.

Mike Rubin
Mi primera lección sobre conmociones cerebrales comenzó en Boston, con un bate de béisbol Louisville Slugger, en un patio trasero. Mi amigo Jeffrey, que era el único chico de la cuadra al que le…
Did you hear the one about the pill-popper who puked on the paramedic? If not—meaning, your occupation is something other than EMS—then buy a copy of Molly, Mushrooms, & Mayhem by Jim…
As I was reading pages 22–25 of Super-Charge Your Stress Management in the Age of COVID-19, I thought, Wow, that’s the most EMS-friendly explanation of the brain I’ve ever seen. I also thought, Wow,…
Many of us began our careers by donating time to local volunteer squads. The lessons we learned aided our development while reinforcing the value of helping others. EMS World is proud to publicize…
Magical thought for the day: Imagine an EMS agency that encouraged employees to act goofy. You could bark like a basset hound or speak in tongues while patients and coworkers simply assumed you’re at…
Many of us began our careers by donating time to local volunteer squads. The lessons we learned aided our development while reinforcing the value of helping others. EMS World is proud to publicize…
Desde la silla giratoria junto a la ventana de mi oficina en casa, Tennessee se ve igual que la semana pasada. No lo es. Tampoco lo es tu estado. Tampoco lo es tu país. No es necesario que te lo diga…
From the swivel chair by my home-office window, Tennessee looks the same as it did last week. It’s not. Neither is your state. Neither is your country. You don’t need me to tell you that. If you’re…
Like most of you, I see figures every day summarizing the number of folks infected with COVID-19 and the ones who’ve died from it. It’s grade-school easy to calculate mortality: 1%–3% in most of the…
If you’re a paramedic or EMT who’s thinking of relocating or would just like to learn more about life across the U.S., EMS World’s State Department is worth a look. We start with data-driven “…
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