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Webinar May 15, 2012: Lessons from the Baghdad ER

CentreLearn Solutions Presents Dr. Todd Baker today,¬†Tuesday, May 15, 2012 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT Dr. Todd Baker, MD, FACEP, will describe the techniques his team utilized to save lives on a daily basis in the world’s premier combat hospital during the height of the troop surge in Baghdad, Iraq. He will also describe […]

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Book Reviews

Book Review: 2 Weeks a Year Finding Humor in Iraq

[amazon-product text=”2 Weeks a Year Finding Humor in Iraq” type=”text”]B006P0HW5K[/amazon-product], by SSG Trent Cherin, is an ebook chronicle of SSG Cherin’s experience deployed in Iraq for a year spanning 2003 and 2004. 2 Weeks a Year caught my eye as I was browsing the Kindle owners lending library because the cover photo is of the […]

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Author-Interviews

Mass Casualties: A Young Medic's True Story – a Medical Author Chat with Michael Anthony

Army Reserve Specialist Michael Anthony discusses his book, Mass Casualties: A Young Medic’s True Story of Death, Deception, and Dishonor in Iraq on this episode of the Medical Author Chat podcast. Michael was an operating room technician in the Iraq War. His tour was from October 2006 to October 2007. During that time he worked […]

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Book Reviews

Book Review: Mass Casualties – a young medic's true story of death deception, and dishonor in Iraq

Paramedics have played a lot of roles in the Iraq war. I primarily thought that paramedics worked “outside the fence” either as part of patrol teams or evacuated wounded personnel from the field to field and combat hospitals. I was expecting another story of heroic rescues, rapid response to MCIs from IEDs, and door busting […]

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True Survival – Book Review of Buried Alive by Roy Hallums

About the Book In November of 2004 Roy Hallums, a retired US Navy Commander, working as a contractor in Iraq was kidnapped from his office. He spent the next 311 days as a hostage. Buried Alive is Roy’s story of his time in captivity and how he made it through the experience alive. For example, […]