Top 5 EMS videos of November 2016

November's top videos included an epic Mannequin Challenge, the basics of ultrasound and how to handle negativity while on the job


November's roundup of the top five EMS videos featured a mix of training, education and comedy. Steve Whitehead explains how to auscultate an accurate blood pressure, and discusses with Dr. David Tan how to handle negativity while on the job. The FDNY EMS crew took part in the Mannequin Challenge, offering insight into what an average day for EMS is like. A short video laying out the basics of ultrasound also made it into the top five. Lastly, veteran paramedic Jim Stine Jr. discusses some of his most interesting and memorable calls in his new book, "Doin' It With the Lights On: Exploits of a Paramedic."

Remember 2 Things: How to auscultate an accurate blood pressure

Steve Whitehead, host of Remember 2 Things, discusses the importance of having the patient uncross their legs and why the patient's arm should be at the same level as their heart.

FDNY EMS complete Mannequin Challenge

FDNY EMS members participated in the Mannequin Challenge.

What Would You Do? A co-worker despises, calls EMS patients derogatory names

Dr. David Tan and paramedic Steve Whitehead discuss a complex scenario regarding paramedics who despise certain patients and use derogatory terms to refer to those patients.

Ultrasound transducers, angles and modes explained for EMS providers

In this video by Clarius Mobile Health, the basics of ultrasound, the various parts of an ultrasound system and how they can be used on a patient are explained.

Doin' It With the Lights On: Exploits of a Paramedic

Author and paramedic Jim Stine Jr. discusses some of his shocking and rewarding EMS calls he has had over the last 37 years in his new book.

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