The Unwired Medic

Teaching EMS providers & other public safety pros about using mobile tech to improve their practice, patient care, continuing education, scene safety, general entertainment, & productivity.

April 22, 2017
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Product Review: GUNNAR Emissary Premium Rx Glasses

Blue Light Is Harmful! I’ve minced no words about it. I have not been ambiguous about the subject. Blue light is damaging your vision, wrecking your sleep patterns, and potentially contributing to many other health issues, and you may not … Continue reading

March 13, 2013
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App Review: Medscape Mobile

Medscape Mobile Looking for an all-in-one reference for your medical practice?  Allow me to suggest Medscape Mobile.  The apps and website feature content reviewed by over 7,000 peer-reviewers, and it is updated frequently so you needn’t worry about pulling info … Continue reading

October 16, 2012
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Is website “X” safe to visit?

You saw this link, or maybe a “friend” sent a link for website “X” to you, and you want to see if there is any big risk of catching a virus or other malware by visiting the site.  But how do you … Continue reading

September 24, 2012
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20% of Adult Americans Using Apps For Disasters

Here are a few websites with news articles claiming that up to 20% of adult Americans are using apps during disasters and emergencies.  Not surprising since we are in the dawn of the digital era… The Herald Online: http://www.heraldonline.com/2012/08/31/4227680/more-americans-using-mobile-apps.html Mobi … Continue reading

June 8, 2012
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Emergency Response Guide 2012 Now Available

Emergency Response Guidebook – 2012 edition – image by PHMSA It has finally been released… The 2012 edition of the Emergency Response Guide, that orange book that is required to be placed in every emergency vehicle in the country.  The … Continue reading