Advanced Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and InjuredAuthor: AAOS
Based on the new National EMS Education Standards for Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, the third edition of Advanced Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured offers complete coverage of every competency statement with clarity and precision in a concise format that ensures student comprehension and encourages critical thinking. New cognitive and didactic material is presented, along with new skills and features, to create an innovative AEMT training solution.
Topics including advanced pathophysiology, acid-base balance, fluids and electrolytes, intravenous therapy, intraosseous access, blood glucose monitoring, and administration of AEMT-level medications tailor this textbook to the Advanced EMT level. Additional online skills allow this textbook to be customized for every AEMT training program’s unique needs. The third edition now includes:
New Pathophysiology chapter
Increased coverage of pharmacology
Stronger emphasis on critical thinking throughout text
Evidence-Based Recommendations and Protocols
Medicine is constantly changing and prehospital medicine varies across states and regions. The content of the Third Edition reflects the guidance and recommendations of its extremely experienced authors and its team of Medical Editors from the AAOS. Where possible, content is based on evidence, such as data from the field and studies published in the medical literature.