Trauma Junkie: Memoirs of an Emergency Flight Nurse

Trauma Junkie: Memoirs of an Emergency Flight Nurse

Janice Hudson

"Trauma Junkie offers us a view over the flight nurse's shoulder from liftoff till the sufferer is dropped at the health center and the agonizing mins in among. those attention-grabbing precise tales are very unlikely to place down." -- James M. Betts, MD, leader of division of surgical procedure and Director of Trauma companies, kid's medical institution, Oakland

"An fascinating portrayal of emergency nursing." -- Library Journal

"Fast-paced nonfiction that reads like an experience story." -- tuition Library Journal

In Trauma Junkie, readers accompany veteran flight nurse Janice Hudson as she races in accordance with emergency calls within the San Francisco Bay zone. Her office is a cramped California surprise Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR) helicopter during which scientific body of workers attempt to repair the human carnage wrought by means of shootings, injuries and ordinary disasters.

In this new and multiplied version, Hudson updates readers on how she and her colleagues have fared seeing that relocating directly to assorted scientific roles -- together with her personal conflict with a number of sclerosis, which finally pressured her to renounce the activity she loved.

The new Trauma Junkie additionally comprises a number of formerly unpublished tales, together with a brand new addition to the lineup of "stupid human tips" Hudson witnessed and an all-new bankruptcy describing a decision related to the main heartbreaking of sufferers: a baby who did not make it.

Hudson is a typical storyteller who conveys the buzz of her days with calstar -- heroic rescues, tragic deaths and the hilarious incidents that made the strain bearable -- and the deep dedication of her crew to maintain sufferers alive within the so much perilous situations.

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