Rescue 471

Rescue 471

A Paramedic's Stories

Book - 2000
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TRUE LIFE-AND-DEATH DRAMA

In taut, thrilling prose, Peter Canning has written a book that captures the rarely seen real world of emergency medicine. A seasoned paramedic who fights under enormous pressure to save lives, Canning trains new paramedics for the rigors of a nonstop, action-packed battle. From a four-month-old baby who has stopped breathing to a sixty-seven-year-old woman with a strange abdominal mass that threatens to explode--these are gripping true stories from the "ER on the streets." An exciting, often moving account, Canning tells a powerful story of camaraderie, selflessness, and courage as paramedics try to stand tall and human through both defeat and victory.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2000.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780804118828
0804118825
Characteristics: xvi, 285 pages ; 18 cm

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