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Mike Cyra

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Author Mike Cyra spent twenty-years working in Emergency Medical Services and Surgery as an Emergency Medical Technician, a Chief Medical Officer on a ship sailing Alaska’s violent Bering Sea, a Surgical Technologist and an Instructor of Maritime Emergency Medicine and Basic Life Support.

Mike Cyra’s debut eBook-Emergency Laughter: It Wasn't Funny When It Happened, But It Is Now, is a collection of hilarious real-life medical stories.

Mike’s comedic storytelling style of writing lets you experience what it’s like to drive an emergency vehicle through traffic, the wrong way to deliver a baby, How to fake unconsciousness, how not to chop all your fingers off and what to do when you find yourself alone in a morgue refrigerator.
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Average rating: 3.68 · 458 ratings · 53 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Emergency Laughter: It Wasn...

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A student skydiver asked his Jumpmaster, "If my main parachute doesn't open, how long do I have to open my reserve parachute?"

The Jumpmaster smiled, "The rest of your life."
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My Little Ipecac Girl (Parenting & Families)
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Description: Chapter from Emergency Laughter: A darling little girl teaches herself, 7 medics and firemen and her mother a lesson in life.
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Description: This is a hilarious near-death experience between an old woman and a paramedic. From the book Emergency Laughter

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“To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it ~ Charlie Chaplin~”
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“The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease. ~Voltaire~”
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“You’re possessed with a power bigger than the pain.” Heartspark Dollarsign--Everclear”
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“It's better to die laughing than to live each moment in fear.”
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