Since 1971, Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured has advanced how EMS education is delivered to help train exceptional EMS professionals around the globe. Fifty years later, the Twelfth Edition is now the most comprehensive, innovative EMT educational solution ever developed. Concepts of teamwork, communication, and empathy are woven throughout the chapters, challenging students to become more compassionate, conscientious health care professionals as well as skilled clinicians.
Current, State-of-the-Art Content
The Twelfth Edition aligns with current medical standards—from PHTLS to NASEMSO—and incorporates evidence-based medical concepts to ensure students and instructors have an accurate, insightful interpretation of medical science as it applies to prehospital medicine today.
Application to Real-World EMS
The Twelfth Edition delivers the latest medical evidence and alignment to current standards, along with a revised layout to improve readability.
A Focus on Career Readiness and Employability
For those who care about more than just pass rates, the Twelfth Edition is devoted to addressing the most common job readiness issues reported by employers.
"In 1971, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons published the first edition of this book, which was the first emergency medical technician textbook. Now it is a go-to resource for those studying to become EMTs as well as those already practicing in the field."
-- Angela Cornelius, MD (LSU Health Shreveport) Doody's Review - Previous edition
The audience includes those studying to be EMTs as well as already practicing EMTs. Nearly 250 EMS experts, including currently practicing EMTs, paramedics, EMS professors, and many others, contributed to this book.