To the Rescue - Stories from Healthcare Workers at the Scenes of Disasters

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ISBN: 9781427799722

$23.95

Overview

Every year, around the globe, hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, and a host of other disasters devastate the lives of millions. But upon notice of a catastrophe like 9/11, Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, or the tsunamis in Indonesia, physicians, nurses, firefighters, and EMTs go into action to save lives. In this More »

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ISBN: 9781427799722

Every year, around the globe, hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, and a host of other disasters devastate the lives of millions. But upon notice of a catastrophe like 9/11, Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, or the tsunamis in Indonesia, physicians, nurses, firefighters, and EMTs go into action to save lives.

In this book, those closest to the scene of disaster share intimate tales from the frontlines about the people they meet and the remarkable obstacles they must confront in order to care for patients under extraordinary circumstances. This is a fascinating journey into the hearts and minds of the people around the world who save and care for the millions who are affected every year by extreme situations. Heartwarming and inspiring, these are stories not soon forgotten.

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