Paramedic of the Heart

Paramedic of the Heart

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From shootings to birthing babies, Don Lundy has seen much of what it means to take care of people. Follow him as he starts in 1974 as a dispatcher for a private ambulance service, obtains his EMT and Paramedic license and eventually the role of Chief of The Charleston County EMS in South Carolina. The patients he bonds with, the humanity he witnesses, the kindness shown to one another, as well as the damage caused to each other, is shown in these chapters. Personal stories about trials and tribulations, either from Don's viewpoint or that of his patients, helps you to understand what it is to be a paramedic. For those who have just started in an EMS profession, this is a must read to learn the history and know from where we came. For those interested in the science, the excitement, the humanity of how EMS professionals take care of patients every day, you will feel the joy, the life, the cries and the laughs of what we call, The EMS Life!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 314 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514804263
  • 9781514804261
  • 2,570,042

About Don Lundy

Don Lundy, BHS, CEMSO, NREMT-P started his career in 1974 as an ambulance dispatcher. He currently serves as Chief for the Charleston County EMS in South Carolina. He has served as President of The National Association of EMTs, The SC EMS Association and various other organizations. He is a private pilot and avid scuba diver. He lives in Charleston, SC with his wife of 41 years, Barbara, one son, Robert, and 31 foster children.
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