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Christmas Stories from Paramedics

Michael Morse has a new Kindle book on Amazon, “Captain Scrooge and other Holiday tales: stories about life during the holidays as told by a first responder.” Read more Christmas and holiday stories of rescue, triumph, joy and heartbreak in the EMS1 Christmas collection.

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Vacation Reading: American Sniper

My library is participating in the “Big Library Read” and featuring American Sniper. I joined and just started reading on the Kindle App.

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EMS Reading: February 2016

I am halfway through the incredible EMS Memoir, “1000 Naked Strangers” by Kevin Hazzard.” You can read an excerpt, the prologue, on EMS1. And check on this news story and interview with Hazzard. Note: I am reading a copy sent to me by the publisher. Purchase “A Thousand Naked Strangers” from Amazon, other booksellers, or […]

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Book Review: Drop In on Tom H with Michael P

One of the lost pleasures of modern life is the “drop in” or “stopping by.” We feel compelled to call first (or text) to schedule a visit. When I ask, ”Is it a good time?” the reply too often is “I will check my calendar and get back to you so we can schedule something.” […]

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3 Lists of 3: Summer Reading

3 Non-Fiction Books Read The Finish: the Killing of Osama bin Laden (Amazon link) Visiting Tom: a man, a highway, and the road to a roughneck (Amazon link) Unbroken: a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption (Amazon link) Looking for EMS non-fiction and fiction? Check the Everyday EMS Tips bookstore. 3 Fiction Books Read  The […]

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Book Announcements: Releases in EMS Management Series

Last fall I had the opportunity to read two books in the EMS Management Series and contribute instructional materials. Those books are now available for Kindle purchase and print versions are coming soon. Both books are comprehensive and well-written. I recommend them highly for use in college level EMS manager courses. [amazon-product text=”Management of Ambulance […]

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Spring Break Reading List

To keep pace with my son’s reading I finished the fourth book in the Harry Potter series (he has read all 7 books two times through) and I just finished the first book in the Percy Jackson series. Any book recommendations for my son (and me) of other book series to read?  

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The Story of Ralph Carr: A Principled Politician

Last night I heard the story of Ralph Carr, the Governor of Colorado, who fought against the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. I had never heard of Governor Carr, but was captivated by his story, as told by the author of the book Adam Schrager. The part of Governor Carr’s story that […]

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Alternate Posting Location: Book Review of People Care, 2nd Edition

My review of People Care, 2nd Edition, by Thom Dick is posted at EMSWorld.com. People Care is the book that Bob Sullivan calls “career changing.” How would you describe People Care? In the review I suggest uses of People Care for educators, supervisors, and preceptors.s Listen to Thom talk about People Care on the Medical […]

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Book Review: ACLS 2013 the ACLS Arrhythmia Pocket Brain Book

Book Description The ACLS 2013 Pocket Brain Book ([amazon-product text=”Amazon link” type=”text”]1930553234[/amazon-product]) is a compact and information packed guide to ACLS arrhythmia assessment and treatment. It is a comprehensive, get to the point, review and synopsis that somehow finds time to include practice questions, clinical and bedside tips, and review of controversies. For example, in […]