The ‘We Save Lives’ Myth

It's time to deflate the myth. We have focused for too long on the idea that we save lives and have therefore developed inaccurate perceptions of EMS. It is time to recognize that what we actually do, most of the time, is simply help people with problems which they are unable to handle alone.

Article - 1986


INTERSECTIONS - a nonfiction narrative -

It was midafternoon Wednesday in January when the phone rang. The winter light through the windows was clinical white, and I was alone in the house. It was the doctor.

Essay - 2010