For nine years, Michael C. Burzek experienced all aspects of emergency medicine. From boredom to adrenaline, fear to camaraderie, the career of a paramedic is one of chaotic extremes. There are myths about the job, unforeseen perils, and emotions that overwhelm and conflict.
Blood on My Shirt: Memoirs of a BC Paramedic, is the story of those nine years. In it, Burzek spares the reader no details: this book is a must-read for anyone considering becoming a paramedic. For anyone else, this book is an eye-opening glimpse inside a world most of us hope never to personally encounter.
Burzek served as a paramedic in Fraser Lake and Prince George, but now lives with his family in Dawson Creek. Blood on My Shirt: Memoirs of a BC Paramedic is available for Nook and Kobo e readers as well as at local and online book stores.
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