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Wading into chaos : inside the life of a paramedic

Author: R E Holdsworth; Advantage Media Group.
Publisher: Charleston, South Carolina : Advantage, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Wading Into Chaos", written by a veteran paramedic, gives you a first hand, real life glimpse inside the chaotic world of Emergency Medical Services. Ride along and experience the emotions, the frustration, the sadness and the dark humor that accompanies responding to fatal car crashes, 14-year-old suicides, inner city gang violence, train accidents, med-e-vac helicopter landings, and the forgotten elderly who just  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Personal narratives
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R E Holdsworth; Advantage Media Group.
ISBN: 9781599323565 1599323567
OCLC Number: 828676889
Description: 288 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Curiosity: The beginning --
Classes, classes, classes --
Shots fired --
"My husband! My husband!" --
Do you know who this is? --
Off to jail --
Cellitis --
Two sisters --
Willie --
A shift from hell --
Management: A new kind of stress --
"You're gonna carry me!" --
A motorcycle, a police car, and a canoe --
Trains and trucks --
Time for a change...again --
Flying motorcyclist --
"His sock is moving" --
A new challenge: entrepreneurism --
Sylvia, Toby, and rescue --
Pancakes, a police chase, and a helicopter --
Hot-wired --
A marriage and four suicides --
Beginnings and endings --
Time off ...Well, not really --
"Semper paratus": the U.S. Coast Guard --
Cop vs. deer vs. wrought iron fence --
The EMS system in chaos.
Responsibility: Bob Holdsworth.

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"Wading Into Chaos", written by a veteran paramedic, gives you a first hand, real life glimpse inside the chaotic world of Emergency Medical Services. Ride along and experience the emotions, the frustration, the sadness and the dark humor that accompanies responding to fatal car crashes, 14-year-old suicides, inner city gang violence, train accidents, med-e-vac helicopter landings, and the forgotten elderly who just need someone to talk to. -- back cover.

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