Top 10 Best Books to Read in Emergency Medical Services - August 2021

Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Emergency Medical Services. We have made sure our list is diverse to cater to the interests of different types of readers.

1. EMT Crash Course with Online Practice Test, 2nd Edition: Get a Passing Score in Less Time (EMT Test Preparation)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Emergency Medical Services - August 2021

REA’s  EMT Crash Course® Everything you need for the exam – in a fast review format! REA’s EMT Crash Course® is the only book of its kind for the last-minute studier or any prospective Emergency Medical Technician who wants a quick refresher before taking the NREMT Certification Exam. Targeted, Focused Review – Study Only What You Need to Know  Written by an EMS Program Director and NREMT paramedic with 30 years of experience, EMT Crash Course® relies on the author’s careful analysis of the exam’s content and actual test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your valuable study time.  Our fully indexed targeted review covers all the official test categories including airway, ventilation, oxygenation, trauma, cardiology, medical, and EMS operations and is packed with practice questions and answers at the end of each chapter. Also included are tips and insights on résumé building, information on finding additional training opportunities, and more.   Expert Test-taking Strategies  Our experienced EMT author explains the structure of the NREMT Certification Exam, so you know what to expect on test day. He also shares detailed question-level strategies and shows you the best way to answer questions. By following our expert tips and advice, you can score higher on every section of the exam. Must-know Key Terms  Knowing the right medical terminology can make a real difference in your test score. That’s why we cover more than 400 EMT terms you need to know before you take your exam. Full-length Online Practice Exam  The book comes with a true-to-format online practice test with diagnostic feedback, topic-level scoring, and detailed answer explanations to help students gauge their test-readiness. No matter how or when you prepare for the EMT exam, REA’s  EMT Crash Course®   will show you how to study efficiently and strategically, so you can get a great score! REA’s EMT Crash Course® Everything you need for the exam – in a fast review format! REA’s EMT Crash Course® is the only book of its kind for the last-minute studier or any prospective Emergency Medical Technician who wants a quick refresher before taking the NREMT Certification Exam. Targeted, Focused Review – Study Only What You Need to Know Written by an EMS Program Director and NREMT paramedic with 30 years of experience, EMT Crash Course® relies on the author’s careful analysis of the exam’s content and actual test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your valuable study time.  Our fully indexed targeted review covers all the official test categories including airway, ventilation, oxygenation, trauma, cardiology, medical, and EMS operations and is packed with practice questions and answers at the end of each chapter. Also included are tips and insights on résumé building, information on finding additional training opportunities, and more.   Expert Test-taking Strategies Our experienced EMT author explains the structure of the NREMT Certification Exam, so you know what to expect on test day. He also shares detailed question-level strategies and shows you the best way to answer questions. By following our expert tips and advice, you can score higher on every section of the exam. Must-know Key Terms Knowing the right medical terminology can make a real difference in your test score. That’s why we cover more than 400 EMT terms you need to know before you take your exam. Full-length Online Practice Exam The book comes with a true-to-format online practice test with diagnostic feedback, topic-level scoring, and detailed answer explanations to help students gauge their test-readiness. No matter how or when you prepare for the EMT exam, REA’s EMT Crash Course®   will show you how to study efficiently and strategically, so you can get a great score! About the Author Dr. Christopher Coughlin is the EMS Program Director for Glendale Community College in Glendale, Arizona. Dr. Coughlin has been an NREMT paramedic since 1991 and was one of the first 850 nationally certified flight paramedics (FP-C) in the United States. Dr. Coughlin earned his AAS in Advanced Emergency Medical Technology from Glendale Community College; his B.A. in Adult Education from Ottawa University, Phoenix, Arizona; his M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, and his Ph.D. in Professional Studies from Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

  • Author: Christopher Coughlin Ph.D.
  • Publisher: Research & Education Association; Second Edition, Revised (January 5, 2018)
  • Genre: New, Used & Rental Textbooks, Medicine & Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-0738612355
  • Dimensions: 6 x 1.2 x 8.9 inches

                 

2. The Ultimate Survival Medicine Guide: Emergency Preparedness for ANY Disaster


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Emergency Medical Services - August 2021

The Ultimate Survival Medicine Guide: Emergency Preparedness for any Disaster is the new abridged version of the bestselling book The Survival Medicine Handbook . This unique medical book is meant to enable the average person to handle injuries and illness in situations in which modern medical facilities and professionals aren’t available due to a disaster. This book is written by America’s top medical preparedness experts: Joe Alton, MD, and Amy Alton, ARNP. Their mission: to put a medically prepared person in every family for when medical help is not on the way. Using decades of medical experience, they address, in plain language, dozens of medical issues associated with surviving disasters and epidemics. The Altons also discuss the medical supplies needed to become a medical asset to your family and community as well as alternative and natural strategies for when pharmaceuticals aren’t available. Most medical books will send you to the doctor or hospital when an emergency happens. The Ultimate Survival Medicine Guide assumes what might actually happen—that the average person could be left without medical help in a disaster. With this unique book, you’ll have a head start on keeping your family healthy in times of trouble.

  • Author: Amy Alton
  • Publisher: Skyhorse; Abridged edition (August 4, 2015)
  • Genre: Sports & Outdoors, Hiking & Camping
  • ISBN: 978-1629147703
  • Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches

                 

3. ACEP First Aid Manual, 5th Edition (Dk First Aid Manual)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Emergency Medical Services - August 2021

A possible life-saving reference to keep around the house or in the car, DK's First Aid Manual looks at more than 100 different conditions, from splinters and sprained ankles to strokes and unconsciousness, and shows exactly what to do with step-by-step photographic sequences. Every condition is clearly explained, outlining causes, symptoms and signs, and action plans. The updated design makes the instructions easier to follow, whether you need information on emergency first aid, first aid for babies and children, or tips on resuscitation.

  • Author: DK Publishing
  • Publisher: DK; 5th edition (September 1, 2014)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Allied Health Professions
  • ISBN: 978-1465419507
  • Dimensions: 5.83 x 0.74 x 8.3 inches

                 

4. Emt- Emergency Medical Technician (Quick Study Academic)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Emergency Medical Services - August 2021

Don’t go through your EMT training course without this handy reference! Packed with valuable information on scene size-up and patient assessment, this guide is an essential study tool for EMTs in training and an excellent refresher for EMTs already in the field. This guide also features a large section on anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of all major body systems, along with common disorders and injury management. Helpful illustrations and tables are included for quick reference.

  • Author: Inc. BarCharts
  • Publisher: QuickStudy; 1st edition (December 31, 2012)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-1423218630
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 11 x 0.06 inches

                 

5. Biology Made Easy: An Illustrated Study Guide For Students To Easily Learn Cellular & Molecular Biology


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Emergency Medical Services - August 2021

Special Launch Price This book includes over 300 illustrations to help you visualize what is necessary to understand biology at its core. Each chapter goes into depth on key topics to further your understanding of Cellular and Molecular Biology. Take a look at the table of contents: Chapter 1: What is Biology? Chapter 2: The Study of Evolution Chapter 3: What is Cell Biology? Chapter 4: Genetics and Our Genetic Blueprints Chapter 5: Getting Down with Atoms Chapter 6: How Chemical Bonds Combine Atoms Chapter 7: Water, Solutions, and Mixtures Chapter 8: Which Elements Are in Cells? Chapter 9: Macromolecules Are the “Big” Molecules in Living Things Chapter 10: Thermodynamics in Living Things Chapter 11: ATP as “Fuel” Chapter 12: Metabolism and Enzymes in the Cell Chapter 13: The Difference Between Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Chapter 14: The Structure of a Eukaryotic Cell Chapter 15: The Plasma Membrane: The Gatekeeper of the Cell Chapter 16: Diffusion and Osmosis Chapter 17: Passive and Active Transport Chapter 18: Bulk Transport of Molecules Across a Membrane Chapter 19: Cell Signaling Chapter 20: Oxidation and Reduction Chapter 21: Steps of Cellular Respiration Chapter 22: Introduction to Photosynthesis Chapter 23: Light-Dependent Reactions Chapter 24: Calvin Cycle Chapter 25: Cytoskeleton Chapter 26: How Cells Move Chapter 27: Cellular Digestion Chapter 28: What is Genetic Material? Chapter 29: The Replication of DNA Chapter 30: What is Cell Reproduction? Chapter 31: The Cell Cycle and Mitosis Chapter 32: Meiosis Chapter 33: Cell Communities Chapter 34: Central Dogma Chapter 35: Genes Make Proteins Through This Process Chapter 36: DNA Repair and Recombination Chapter 37: Gene Regulation Chapter 38: Genetic Engineering of Plants Chapter 39: Using Genetic Engineering in Animals and Humans Chapter 40: What is Gene Therapy? Discover a better way to learn through illustrations. Get Your Copy Today!

  • Author: NEDU
  • Publisher: NEDU LLC (April 22, 2021)
  • Genre: Science & Math, Biological Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-1952914065
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.75 x 11 inches

                 



6. Emergency & Critical Care Pocket Guide


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Emergency Medical Services - August 2021

NOTE: The Copyright date (2014) of the item is different from the publishing date (2016). The most popular pocket reference in emergency nursing now in a new edition! The Emergency amp; Critical Care Pocket Guide has been an essential resource for physicians, paramedics, and nurses for over a decade. The Pocket Guide consolidates critical information found in desk references into a convenient 3inchx5inch pocket size format that is handy enough to take with you anywhere. The Revised Eighth Edition features: bull; Updated information on poisons and emergency medications bull; New ECG rhythm strips bull; Common drugs sections bull; Updated pediatric medications bull; Revised Spanish section bull; Straightforward medical emergency treatments.

  • Author: Informed
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 8th edition (October 5, 2016)
  • Genre: New, Used & Rental Textbooks, Medicine & Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-1284136999
  • Dimensions: 5 x 0.8 x 3 inches

                 

7. Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Manual


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Emergency Medical Services - August 2021

Book shows light wear from use, cover may have minor creasing but not excessive. Binding and pages intact. May have some light highlighting or writing but minimal. Still in overall good condition for use! Ships fast from Amazon!

  • Author: American Heart Association
  • Publisher: Amer Heart Assoc; 1st edition (February 1, 2016)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-1616694074
  • Dimensions: 10.7 x 9.25 x 0.4 inches

                 

8. National Registry Paramedic Prep


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Emergency Medical Services - August 2021

Kaplan's National Registry Paramedic Prep provides essential content and focused review to help you master the national paramedic exam. This second edition features comprehensive content review, board-style practice questions, and test-taking tips to help you face the exam with confidence. Essential Review Content is weighted to match the NRP so you can focus your study where it counts the most Concise review of the material tested on the exam, including physiology, pharmacology, respiratory emergencies, cardiac emergencies, shock, trauma, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, the psychomotor exam, and more Full-color figures and tables to aid in understanding and retention Realistic practice questions with detailed answer explanations in each chapter Overview of the exam to help you avoid surprises on test day Expert Guidance We invented test prep—Kaplan (www.kaptest.com) has been helping students for 80 years, and our proven strategies have helped legions of students achieve their dreams

  • Author: Kaplan Medical
  • Publisher: Kaplan Medical Test Prep; Second edition (April 2, 2019)
  • Genre: New, Used & Rental Textbooks, Medicine & Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-1506245676
  • Dimensions: 8.38 x 0.6 x 10.88 inches

                 

9. Fire Officer's Handbook of Tactics, 5th Edition


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Emergency Medical Services - August 2021

The one handbook thousands of fire officers and firefighters look to for safe, fireground-tested strategies and tactics. With his fifth edition, Chief John Norman offers lessons learned during his extensive and time-honored career. Chief Norman imparts wisdom and experience by offering advice informed by actual outcomes from the fireground. This guide continues to be invaluable for firefighters aspiring to the officer level and those seeking to promote safety and effectiveness in their organization and the communities they serve by improving their own skills.

  • Author: John Norman
  • Genre: Engineering & Transportation, Engineering, Civil & Environmental, Fire Science

                 

10. Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured (Book & Navigate 2 Essentials Access)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Emergency Medical Services - August 2021

In 1971, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) published the first edition of Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured and laid the foundation of EMS training. Today, the Eleventh Edition transforms how EMS education is delivered throughout the world and helps develop world class EMS providers around the globe.. Based on the National EMS Education Standards and the 2015 CPR/ECC Guidelines, the Eleventh Edition offers complete coverage of every competency statement with clarity and precision in a concise format that ensures students' comprehension and encourages critical thinking. New cognitive and didactic material is presented, along with new skills and features, to create a robust and innovative EMT training solution. Today, the AAOS suite of EMS educational resources, from first aid and CPR to critical care transport, is the gold standard in training programs by offering exceptional content and instructional resources that meet the diverse needs of today's educators and students. Current State of the Art Medical Content The Eleventh Edition aligns with current medical standards from PHTLS to NASEMSO and incorporates evidence based medical concepts to ensure students and instructors have accurate, insightful interpretation of medical science as it applies to prehospital medicine today. Application to Real World EMS Through evolving patient case studies in each chapter, the Eleventh Edition gives students real world context to apply the knowledge gained in the chapter, clarifying how the information is used to care for patients in the field, and pushing students to engage in critical thinking and discussion. A Foundation for Life The Eleventh Edition is built on the premise that students need a solid foundation in the basics and then appropriate reinforcement. The Eleventh Edition provides students with a comprehensive understanding of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and medical terminology. Concepts are briefly reviewed within related subsequent chapters, solidifying the foundational knowledge and offering a context when studying specific emergencies. Patient Assessment, a critical topic, is presented as a single, comprehensive chapter, to ensure students understand patient assessment as a single, integrated process the way providers actually practice it in the field. Core concepts of Patient Assessment are reinforced in clinical chapters, where the unique aspects of the illness or injury are highlighted. The access code will be on the inside of the back of the cover.

  • Author: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 11th edition (March 1, 2016)
  • Genre: New, Used & Rental Textbooks, Medicine & Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-1284080179
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 2.1 x 10.8 inches