Unitek EMT’s First Aid Series #3

Unitek EMT’s First Aid Series #3

Every year, more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke. This statistic was reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). On their website, they also cite a survey in which only 38% of respondents were aware of all major symptoms and knew to call 911 when someone was having […]

Unitek EMT’s First Aid Series #2

Unitek EMT’s First Aid Series #2

Imagine being so cold that you actually start to feel incredibly, irrationally hot. This is what can happen during the final stages of hypothermia. Unfortunately, some people do not recognize the signs until it’s too late—confusion is one possible symptom of hypothermia. At Unitek EMT, we recently started a series that examines specific conditions, provides […]

Unitek EMT’s First Aid Series

Unitek EMT’s First Aid Series

Have you ever wondered what happens to the body during a seizure? At Unitek EMT, we’re starting a new series that aims to answer questions like this one.1 In each segment, we’ll look into a specific event, provide relevant information, and review what should typically be done until EMS workers arrive. For today’s segment, we’ve […]

A Look at Emergency Medical Services in Australia

A Look at Emergency Medical Services in Australia

Welcome to another installment of our exploratory series: A Look at EMS in Different Countries! Previously, we looked at EMS in the United Kingdom, Japan, and Spain. Today we’re going to shift our focus toward Australia. As with the other segments in this series, we’ve taken our information from a source called Trek Medics International. […]

Unitek EMT Looks at Quick and Easy Recipes for EMS Workers

Quick and Easy Recipes for EMS Workers

We all know it can be tough to make dinner after a hectic work day. This is especially true for EMS workers. Sometimes they work long shifts, and other times their non-traditional hours may bleed into lunch or dinner. It’s understandable why so many people order take-out rather than healthier, more time consuming options. However, […]

A Look at Emergency Medical Services in Spain | Unitek EMT

A Look at Emergency Medical Services in Spain

To kick off 2019, we’ve decided to continue our exploratory series: A Look at EMS in Different Countries! Recently, we looked at EMS in Japan and the United Kingdom, and today we’re going to shift our focus toward Spain. Whether you’re naturally curious or you’d like to know for future travel plans, we hope this […]

A Look Back at EMS in 2018 with Unitek EMT

A Look Back at EMS in 2018

We’d like to wish everyone a safe and happy start to 2019! New Year’s is often a time for resolutions, growth, and reflection, and today is no exception. As a call back to one of our previous blog posts, we’re going to reflect on some exceptional EMS stories from the fall of 2018. These tales […]

How to Use a Public AED During the Holiday Season

How to Use a Public AED During the Holiday Season

Most people don’t want to think about medical emergencies. This is understandable, especially during the holiday season. However, due to excess food and holiday stressors, some people might be more vulnerable to a medical emergency. Learning about public AEDs could help you save a life one day, though we hope you’ll never have to use […]

Healthy Yet Satisfying Meals for EMS Workers (Holiday Edition)

Healthy Yet Satisfying Meals for EMS Workers (Holiday Edition)

It’s that time of year again! As we reach the grand finale of the holiday season—not to mention the end of 2018—many people will probably indulge in some delicious food. While you shouldn’t deprive yourself, it can be helpful to pair rich dishes with a few healthier ones. We think this particularly applies to EMS […]

Unitek EMT Looks at Emergency Medical Services in Japan

A Look at Emergency Medical Services in Japan

Recently, we started a blog post series to explore emergency medical services (EMS) in other countries. Last week we looked at EMS in the United Kingdom, and today we’re going to shift our focus toward Japan. Whether you’re naturally curious or you’d like to know for future travel plans, we hope you’ll find this list […]