By Janice Hudson
"Trauma Junkie offers us a view over the flight nurse's shoulder from liftoff till the sufferer is dropped at the sanatorium 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 health center, Oakland
"An fascinating portrayal of emergency nursing." -- Library Journal
"Fast-paced nonfiction that reads like an experience story." -- university Library Journal
In Trauma Junkie, readers accompany veteran flight nurse Janice Hudson as she races based on emergency calls within the San Francisco Bay quarter. Her place of work is a cramped California surprise Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR) helicopter during which clinical team of workers attempt to repair the human carnage wrought by way of shootings, injuries and normal disasters.
In this new and increased version, Hudson updates readers on how she and her colleagues have fared due to the fact that relocating directly to diversified clinical 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The new Trauma Junkie additionally includes a number of formerly unpublished tales, together with a brand new addition to the lineup of "stupid human tips" Hudson witnessed and an all-new bankruptcy describing a decision regarding the main heartbreaking of sufferers: a baby who did not make it.
Hudson is a average storyteller who conveys the thrill of her days with calstar -- heroic rescues, tragic deaths and the hilarious incidents that made the stress bearable -- and the deep dedication of her workforce to maintain sufferers alive within the so much perilous situations.
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