For nearly 35 years, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has been a driving force in the field of EMS education, first by publishing Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured. Now, the Ninth Edition continues that dedication and committment to training future EMT-Basics and the instructors who are paving their way. Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured, Ninth Edition is the center of an integrated teaching and learning system that will help define the future direction of EMS education. It combines comprehensive medical content with dynamic new features and interactive technology to better support instructors and to help prepare students for the field. An interactive skills DVD is packaged free with each copy of the text.