Nancy Caroline's Emergency Care in the Streets
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In 2002, she married geneticist and molecular biologist Lazarus Astrachan, whom she had first met in medical school. They were only married a few months before she died.  She was diagnosed with multiple myeloma and was cared for at the Hospice center she founded. She died of multiple myeloma on December 12, 2002, at home in Metulla, Israel and was buried in her native Boston. Her husband died in 2003, also of cancer.  Notable works [ edit ]
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Caroline wrote Emergency Care in the Streets, a textbook which was the first of its kind for paramedic training.  Israel and Magen David Adom [ edit ] Caroline was working until her death in 2002. She remained an adjunct visiting professor at the University of Pittsburgh's medical school and, on a volunteer basis, as a physician and medical adviser of Magen David Adom, the Oncology Department of the Sheba Medical Center, and the Tel Hashomer Hospice.  For the last fifteen years of her life, she dedicated her work to cancer treatment and hospice care in Israel. In 1995, concerned about the limited options she saw in hospice care in Israel, she founded the Hospice of Upper Galilee (HUG). CPR for All: An Illustrated Manual of Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in Adults, Children, and Infants (with Ilan Yeshua), 1991
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Nancy Lee Caroline, (June 27, 1944 – December 12, 2002), was an American physician and writer who worked in emergency medical services (EMS). She was a Medical Director of Freedom House, an emergency ambulance service that assisted underserved populations in Pittsburgh in the 1960s and 1970s. She was also the first medical director of Magen David Adom, Israel's Red Cross Society, and was later called by colleagues, "Israel's Mother Teresa".  Early life [ edit ]Nancy Lee Caroline was born on June 27, 1944, in Newton, Massachusetts, to Leo and Zelda Caroline. From a young age, Nancy had a strong social conscience and a strong sense of her identity as a Jew.  She began her medical career while still a teenager, working as a photographer and lab worker at Massachusetts General Hospital. In 1966 she received a B.A. in linguistics from Radcliffe College and her M.D. from Case Western Reserve University in 1971. She stayed in Cleveland to complete her residencies, and then began a fellowship in critical care medicine at the University of Pittsburgh in 1973.