R. J. Brady Company, 1978 - Emergency medical personnel - 538 pages
Over 1.6 million students have succeeded using this book, more than any other EMT-Basic training text. For over thirty years, "Emergency Care" has provided students with clear, complete coverage of the U.S. D.O.T. EMT-Basic National Standard Curriculum. The Ninth Edition provides updated content, a new interior design, and enhanced pedagogical features--to keep pace with today's students' needs and advances in prehospital care. A state-of-the-art multimedia package, featuring a student CD-ROM and a text-specific Companion Website, provides students with greater coverage of chapter material.
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The Emergency Care Team Components
Arriving on the Scene
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