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Emergency Care And Transportation Of The Sick And Injured (Orange Book Series), 10th Edition

For information on the Hardcover edition, please click here. For information on the Spanish language edition, please click here. In 1971, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) published the first edition of Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured and created the backbone of EMS education. Now, the Tenth Edition of this gold standard training program raises the bar even higher with its world-class content and instructional resources that meet the diverse needs of today’s educators and students.

Based on the new National EMS Education Standards, the Tenth Edition offers complete coverage of every competency statement with clarity and precision in a concise format that ensures student comprehension and encourages critical thinking. The experienced author team and AAOS medical editors have transformed the Education Standards into a training program that reflects current trends in prehospital medicine and best practices. New cognitive and didactic material is presented, along with new skills and features, to create a robust and innovative training solution for your course that will engage student’s minds. Interactive resources, including online testing and assessment materials, learning management system, and eLearning student resources, allow you the flexibility to build the course that works best for you and your students. The Tenth Edition is the only way to prepare EMT students for the challenges they will face in the field.


“Recently we switched to the AAOS Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured, Tenth Edition. We have found the materials to be superior in content and readability. The layout makes it easy for students to locate key information, understand the objectives, and meet the goals of the National Standards. The learning environment is significantly enhanced by the companion website and workbook. I would certainly recommend Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured to any EMT program. The manuscript follows in the footsteps of the legendary ‘Orange Book’ a classic EMT training textbook. Thank You, AAOS.” Jeff Pollakoff Principle Instructor EMT UCLA Center for Prehospital Care –Jeff Pollakoff –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) provides education and practice management services for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals. The Academy also serves as an advocate for improved patient care and informs the public about the science of orthopaedics. Founded at Northwestern University as a not-for-profit organization in 1933, the Academy has grown from a small organization serving less than 500 members to the world’s largest medical association of musculoskeletal specialists. The Academy now serves about 24,000 members internationally. –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

IMHO the most comprehensive EMT manual out there. Excellent and well-illustrated book, combined with the website access code makes this an (almost) foolproof study guide for the National Registry EMT curriculum. After working with the book and using the websites interactive media I felt very confident about testing. And I passed the first time!

This book is needed for my EMT course…what I love about it most is that theres a scratcher inside..once you scratch it you go to their website, use the code and if you have an mp3 player, you can download the audio which reads each chapter word by word!

This book really helped out a lot as I obtained my EMT! I now Have this book for sale and will sale cheap if anyone needs it! It is like brand new I didn’t even use the internet code that’s in the book!

If you want an all inclusive comprehensive text that covers all the material necessary to prepare you or your students to pass the NREMT exam without making it a master’s level degree this is it! This book covers the required information for the New National EMS Education Standards while keeping the reading level below college level.

Product Details :

  • Series: Orange Book Series
  • Paperback: 1566 pages
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 10 edition (April 19, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1284032841
  • ISBN-13: 978-1284032840
  • Product Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.5 x 1.9 inches

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