- Paperback: 226 pages
- Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre (Oct. 3 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1771621060
- ISBN-13: 978-1771621069
- Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.2 x 22.9 cm
- Shipping Weight: 322 g
- Average Customer Review: 17 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #107,620 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
FOB Doc: A Doctor on the Front Lines in Afghanistan Paperback – Apr 1 2015
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About the Author
Dr. Ray Wiss is recognized across Canada and internationally as the man who introduced ultrasound into Canadian emergency medical practice. His teachings have reached several thousand Canadian emergency physicians and this has transformed the way emergency medicine is practiced in our country. He has been described as being the most influential emergency physician in Canada in the past decade.
Dr. Wiss, who grew up in Sudbury, Ontario, followed a rather eclectic path to medicine, which included stints as an Infantry Officer in the Canadian Forces, Director of Recreation in a maximum security institution, and paramedic in a third-world war zone. Somehow, he managed to make this sound like a coherent career path to the interviewers at McMaster Medical School and to the Emergency Medicine Specialization program at McGill University.
Because of his prior military background, Dr. Wiss followed the deployment of Canadian troops in Afghanistan very closely. The more he
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