What makes an EMS book great?
Kelly Grayson and Greg Friese discuss the importance of clinical accuracy, a narrative arc that connects the patient responses, and author point of view
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This week, Cohost Kelly Grayson is joined by guest Host Greg Friese, MS, NRP, editorial director for Lexipol, and the pair discuss the traits of a great EMS book. Grayson and Friese, both fans of the genre of EMS literature, discuss the importance of clinical accuracy, a narrative arc that connects the patient responses, and author point of view. They also dive into whether the EMT or paramedic author needs to both experience and convey personal transformation through the narrative. Listen closely as Grayson and Friese shout out some of their favorite EMS authors and books.
What's your favorite book by an EMT or paramedic? How did that book influence your education and career in EMS? Listen to the full conversation and add your comments on the topic below.
Kelly Grayson is the author of "Perspectives, Volume I: An Emergency Medicine and Public Safety Anthology", and the follow-up, Perspectives, Volume 2.
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