(Paramédico) PDF ß Benjamin Gilmour
E acing was different from one chapter to the next so is the ace of one day to the next when you work in health care while it would seem some reviewers felt there were weaker chapters than others i felt it was just the right mixturei ll wholeheartedly recommend this book to former co workers if anything some of the chapters are good reminders of despite how much we complain in the american rehospital environment we really do have it uite cushy here I had the leasure of meeting Benjamin Gilmour although briefly at a booth at the EMS World Expo 2013 in Las Vegas I bought his book and he signed it for me Sadly I did not get to attend the viewing of FILM PARAMEDICO THAT WAS ALSO Paramedico that was also one evening during this conference I will urchase it online soonTold in non linear multiple chapters each showcasing a One Small Step: An Anthology of Discoveries particular location this book was very interesting in the different ways EMS is established ran and supported or not supported in differentarts of the world I had never really taken the time to onder how every service is so varied including whether or not the eople staffing The Ambulances Are Even Medically ambulances are even medically or simply ambulance drivers I was also shocked at how cultural differences dictate the wearing or not wearing of safety euipment including gloves how in some laces of the world bodies body arts and salvageable Birds patients are all loaded into the same ambulance and delivered to the hospital and how some workers consider emergency response as a great responsibility to humanity while others just see it as a job for money The reverence and enthusiasm shown by the ambulance staff in Pakistan inarticular was a Tales from the Ballpark Tales from the Ballpark Tales from the Ballpark: More of the Greatest True Baseball Stories Ever Told More of the Greatest True Baseball Stories Ever Told More of the Greatest True Baseball Stories Ever Told powerful lesson as was how some cultures call an ambulance for frivolous complaints while others know the value of help in an emergency and only call for seriousroblemsIf you are in the EMS business this a great book to read Not heavy on the heroics or drama it s an open view of the EMS world from different Isocrates I (The Oratory of Classical Greece, vol. 4) perspectives All medics I know should read this book if for nothing else than to gain a reverence for the job we do for our fellow man and an appreciation of theroper tools that we have to do our jobs even when we have tool envy of other services So enjoyed reading Benjamin s adventures a truly Goodread Even though I am not in the field of EMS I enjoyed this book It was funny and interesting at the same time Just enough laughs to balance out the truly outrageous conditions that Robot Programming: A Practical Guide to Behavior-Based Robotics paramedics around the world work in There is also a short film that was great too. Oworkers Along the way he learns a few things too and shows us not only howrecious life truly is but how to assionately embrace. Ld and working alongside ambulance teams learning how they cope with dangerous conditions and minimal budgets From his humble beginnings in the Australian outback to negotiating the staff sauna in Iceland via one or two drunken incidents Param dico is a selection of tales from his travelsAlthough there are a few amusing anecdotes it s not really a ersonal memoir but of a look at ambulance services around the world that Benjamin has spent time with There are a couple of moments where he treads a fine line between objective and judgemental but I don t think this is intentional It s just that "maybe I was expecting of a compassionate tone Overall it s a fascinating "I was expecting of a compassionate tone Overall it s a fascinating and incredibly enlightening readingWe take it for granted that we can hone an emergency number and a The Mystery of the Two-Toed Pigeon paramedic will arrive and look after you administeringre hospital care and delivering you safely to doctors The NHS might have its Rack Ruin problems but overall it is an amazing service Reading Param dico really highlights how good we ve got here in Britain Benjamin didn t get a chance to work with London s finest and instead spends time with arivate company whose service was unprofessionalThe large section of the book is devoted to his time in Pakistan where he spent time with both a government funded service and that founded by Abdul Sattar Edhi considered a hero to the oor Whilst interesting I did feel this section was a little overlong and unstructured Oddly enough the better stories
Were In The Second in the second Iceland Venice Hawaii and Mexico His Icelandic colleagues might not have a lot of action but Benjamin is concerned by the daily 5 o clock sauna that he would really rather avoid In Venice the ambulances come by water but have to negotiate hide tides gondoliers and impossible to navigate city streets And the struggling service in Mexico might just ut you off heading there on holiday decided to come out of my reviewing hiatus for this onehaving been a Splendid Solution paramedic in a busy system for many years i can say that i am usually not a fan of ems related books largely because they either overdo the dramatic aspects to theoint it becomes unrealistic or they have to explain so many things to the layperson that someone who already knows the job has a lot to skip through before getting to the good stuffthis book does neither i think the author nailed it i loved reading about ambulance services in different countries as well as the ersonalities involved as it would seem that the aramedic ersona crosses cultural boundarieswhile th. Es around the world From England to Mexico and Iceland to Pakistan Gilmour takes us on an extraordinary thrill ride with his wild An interesting and at times affecting read about re hospital care across continents but it carries the vibe of a Contiki Coach Tour By The Time tour by the time scraped the surface of a culture or country we were carted off to the next A must read for anyone in emergency medicineWhat a great well written book about the life and times of ems around the world Everyone in emergency medicine should read this If you think you know what How to Be Alone paramedics do read this book The author has worked as aaramedic in varios countries including Mongolia Mexico ItalyVenice and teaches you things about how
*medical care is viewed from a different erspective It s funny how clueless *care is viewed from a different erspective It s funny how clueless can be when it comes to the way other countries do things that we in the first world take for granted I thought all ambulance services were basically the same with only tiny differences between adoption of new drugs or new techniues erhaps a doctor on this one but not on that one But I guarantee I will never see ambulances used to transport live goats and butchered meat to the oor in Australia like they do in Pakistan home to the world s largest rivate ambulance "ServiceTime And Time Again My "and time again my were opened reading Paramedico From South Africa where anything but a five minute scene time is I am not going to lie I had really high hopes for this book as it has been touted to me as the best aramedic related novel you ll read and I m sure for many eople that is the case Unfortunately I don t share the same opinionThe writing style isn t exactly flowing and I find that makes it hard to immerse yourself in the situation the author is describing It is interesting enough to be read once but robably never again and I would not recommend it to my friends I am an operational aramedic working in rural Australia and I found the comparison between countries and their respective Ambulance Services interesting if not a little confronting If anything this book will make you grateful that you live in a country with appropriately government funded re hospital health care if you happen to be lucky enough to do so The documentary that ties to the book but has no actual tangible connections to it is interesting enough but again watch it once and be confronted how it is in other countries and then Gutsy Girls: Young Women Who Dare probably never watch it again When disaster strikes we all assume the emergency services will be there to help But standards and services offered vary from country to country Australianaramedic Benjamin Gilmour has spent 15 years travelling the wor. Paramédico is a brilliant collection of adventures by Australian Organizations As Knowledge Systems paramedic Benjamin Gilmour as he works and volunteers on ambulanc.