Book Reviews

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.

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Note: I am reading a copy sent to me by the publisher. Purchase “A Thousand Naked Strangers” from Amazon, other booksellers, or look for it at your library.

EMTs poems on patients using drugs

RJ Walker, the former EMT who wrote this powerful poem about a pediatric cardiac arrest incident, is also the author of a series of poems titled “Anatomy of an Overdose.” Purchase the pamphlet of poems from Walker’s website. Each poem details a different type of overdose patient he treated.

By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.