On the Go

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ISBN: 9781684096213

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On the Go

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This is the accumulation of many stories spanning nearly two decades of one person’s career on an air medical helicopter based at a Northern California trauma center. A career that starts with being a paramedic student when only a few counties in California even had paramedics. Working on an ambulance More »

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ISBN: 9781684096213

This is the accumulation of many stories spanning nearly two decades of one person’s career on an air medical helicopter based at a Northern California trauma center. A career that starts with being a paramedic student when only a few counties in California even had paramedics. Working on an ambulance then joining the helicopter crew as a flight paramedic and eventually on to becoming a flight nurse.

Watching and learning the growth of the helicopter as an air ambulance from the early days of seat-of-your-pants flying to the acceptance of national standards in air medical safety.

From practical joking to literally holding someone’s heart in his hands, the author takes you on a whirlwind journey of the fast paced world of helicopter and emergency department medicine. Near-death experiences, saving lives that shouldn’t have been savable, and the agony of holding someone in your arms as they slowly slip away.

Copyright 2016

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Firefighters Bookstore Item # 6102

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