Rescue Paramedics

Author(s): Brett Stevens

Biography, Memoir & Autobiography

As a photojournalist and author,Brett Stevens has for decadesrecounted the stories of those working on the front lines of ouremergency services. From the chaos of policing to the toxic realmsof firefighting, he has witnessed and written upon their stresses.Himself, working as a cop and then moving into industrial firerescue, has allowed him to develop a greater understanding of theoperational and emotional dynamics of their worlds, but it wasn'tuntil he transferred to the army reserves medical corps that hecame to realise that although the paramedics had always beenthere they had been little more than ghosts to him. Present in spiritbut none the less transparent.It was only when he developed an understanding of the medicalsphere and worked in the field with these government paramedics did he come to understand their unique challengesand incredible pressures. Climbing down a cliff to stabilise a para glider, treating ice addicts that have rammed each other o


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  • : 9781921024979
  • : New Holland Publishers Pty, Limited
  • : New Holland (Australia)
  • : September 2018
  • : books

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  • : Brett Stevens
  • : Paperback
  • : 276