9781607146575

A Paramedic's Story Life, Death, and Everything in Between

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    9781607146575

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    1607146576

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-03-02
  • Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
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Summary

Welcome to the life-and-death world of the paramedic-sometimes bloody, sometimes zany, but always gripping.

Author Biography

Steven "Kelly" Grayson is a critical case paramedic, EMS Instructor Coordinator, and owner of an EMS education and consulting firm, MEDIC Training Solutions, which trains thousands of first responders. He is the creator of the popular blog ambulancedriverfiles.com.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Welcome to the Asylump. 1
I'm Clear, You're Clear, the Chihuahua Is Clearp. 7
Papermedicp. 13
First Codep. 16
Show and Tellp. 26
Is It Me, or Is It Drafty in Here?p. 28
Misdemeanor Credit Cardp. 31
DWPA (Dead with Paramedic Assistance)p. 39
That Biohazard Bag Is MovingĂ p. 45
Hey, Kid, Where's the Cop?p. 49
My Favorite Martinp. 52
Kismetp. 60
Crying Wolfp. 63
Masculinity Lessonsp. 73
Two Saves in Two Daysp. 84
Tube Me Sheilap. 96
Look, I'm an IV Pole!p. 100
Back to the Promised Landp. 106
Dying Alonep. 111
Animal Magnetismp. 117
Cursedp. 123
Turn Off That Pacemaker!p. 129
What Do You Mean, Dead?p. 138
Karmap. 144
Better Him than Mep. 147
Uh, Who's Running the Hospital?p. 154
Pissing Contestp. 159
Deep in the Arms of Prince Valiump. 164
Dead Bodies and Burnoutp. 169
Modified Scrotal Leadp. 178
Poor Boy CPAPp. 182
That Ain't Bloodp. 187
Supermedicp. 191
TLCp. 197
I'm a Big Girl, and I Know What I'm Doingp. 209
She Digs Me-I Can Tellp. 216
Thwarting Natural Selectionp. 223
When Ostriches Attackp. 228
Ten-Dollar Wordsp. 233
Cluelessp. 237
Little White Crossesp. 240
Tankp. 251
Pucker Factor: 11.0p. 255
Leon and the Man-Eating Carp. 269
Hoppy Dollp. 274
Ice Stormp. 280
Varicesp. 291
Silent Nightp. 297
Grief Spongep. 301
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