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Careers in Emergency Medical Response Teams: Search and Rescue Units Jeri Freedman

Careers in Emergency Medical Response Teams: Search and Rescue Units

Jeri Freedman

Published January 1st 2003
ISBN : 9780823938315
Hardcover
64 pages
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Fascinating Books Provide Information on What It Takes to Take on One of These All-important, Rewarding Careers The harrowing events of September 11, 2001, put in the spotlight heroic individuals who choose to work as search and rescue specialists.MoreFascinating Books Provide Information on What It Takes to Take on One of These All-important, Rewarding Careers The harrowing events of September 11, 2001, put in the spotlight heroic individuals who choose to work as search and rescue specialists. Whether its the Coast Guard, FEMA, emergency medical response teams, police departments, the National Guards, or fire departments, when disaster strikes, we can be thankful that these men and women are there--fully trained, on the alert, and ready to go. These books celebrate what it takes to be one of these brave individuals as well as discuss what day-to-day life on the job is like--all written in an informative yet easy-to-read manner that gives young readers insight into how they too can aspire to make a difference. At the forefront of the activity in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on 9/11/01 were the many EMR workers who were called into action. This book is an excellent read for those interested in knowing more about what it means to be on an EMR search and rescue unit. Since 9/11, young readers have been on the lookout for more information on this topic, and this book is a perfect resource. Concise information is given on such topics as the different members who make up an emergency medical services team, the history of the use of helicopters and ambulances in rescue operations, and what it takes to be an EMT.